Kang (b. 1991, 강상숙) is a photographer from Seoul in New York City. In 2014, she received her bachelor's in journalism from Northwestern University, where she learned how to write, and in 2017, received her master's from Columbia Journalism School, where she focused on photography. She is drawn to portraiture and stories about identity and belief.

Kang currently works at TIME's photo department. When not making or looking at photos, she enjoys drawing.

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2019 Selected, Magenta Foundation Flash Forward
2019 The New York Times Portfolio Review
2018 Eddie Adams Workshop XXXI
2018 Selected, American Photography Annual
2017 Selected, Open Show at Bronx Documentary Center
2017 Scripps Howard Reporting Grant for Covering Religion
2013 Eric Lund Global Research and Reporting Grant

Select Publications
Die Zeit, "Die Freiheit der Kunst und das Leid der Welt," Dec 2019
The Wall Street Journal, "New York’s Times Square Slips, but Powers Through Retail Troubles,"  Nov 2019
The New York Times, "A Hidden Yankees Yearbook Got Plenty of New Signatures This Year," Oct 2019
The Wall Street Journal, "Democrats’ Base Voters Largely Back Impeachment, Even With Its Risks," Sept 2019
ProPublica, "In Men, It’s Parkinson’s. In Women, It’s Hysteria," August 2019
de Volkskrant, "Dagje Seoul met filmmaker Bong Joon-ho," August 2019
The Wall Street Journal, "Gut-Busting New York City Buffets That Won’t Pinch Your Wallet," March 2019
The New York Times, "An Arsenal of Skype, Voice Recorders and FOIAs," January 2019
Bloomberg, "NYC City Council Attacks Amazon as Anti-Union Ahead of Arrival," January 2019
The New York Times, "Why Are Taxi Drivers in New York Killing Themselves?," December 2018 (reporting)
The Wall Street Journal, "Small Businesses See Amazon’s Arrival as a Curse and a Blessing," November 2018
Hyperallergic, "Queer Identity in the MeToo Movement: A Conversation with Emma Sulkowicz," August 2018
The Wall Street Journal, "New York City’s ‘Little Haiti’ Makes a Big Impression," July 2018
Banana Magazine, "Broad Ave.," May 2018
New York Daily News, "Blind Bronx students exhibit found object art pieces," April 2018
Newest York, "Phone City," Feb 2018
Artnet, "Artist Emma Sulkowicz Wore Asterisks—and Little Else—to Protest Chuck Close at the Met," Feb 2018
Newsday, "Women's March on NYC: Photos of the 2nd annual demonstration." Jan 2018
Bloomberg Businessweek, "Where to Go in 2018," Jan 2018
Atlas Obscura, "How Kiddie Pools of Kimchi Bind Korean Families Together," Jan 2018
TOPIC, "Hiding in Plain Sight: On the Unobservable Thomas Pynchon," Oct 2017
New York Daily News, "Art, Great Again! How Artists Respond to the Presidential Election," Sept 2017
The Wall Street Journal, "What is Afropunk?" August 2017
The Wall Street Journal, "Want to Get Tech Savvy? Don’t Ask Your Children," August 2017
NBC/MSNBC News, "Controversial 'Twinks for Trump' Founder Joins White House Press Corps," February 2017

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