Kang (b. 1991) is a photographer from Seoul, Korea. In 2014, she received her bachelor's in journalism from Northwestern University. In 2017, she received her master's degree from Columbia Journalism School, where she focused on photography. She is drawn to portraiture and stories about identity and belief.
Kang is currently based in New York City and is a member of Diversify Photo and Authority Collective. Prior to freelancing, she interned at The Wall Street Journal's photography desk and The Onion's editorial desk, as well as various graphic design positions at The Chicago Tribune. She can draw and shoot/edit video.
Awards 2019 The New York Times Portfolio Review 2018 Bloomberg News Assignment Award, EAW XXXI 2018 Eddie Adams Workshop XXXI 2018 Selected, American Photography Annual 2017 Selected, Open Show at Bronx Documentary Center 2017 Scripps Howard Reporting Grant 2017 2nd Place, Portrait, NPPA Student Quarterly Contest 2017 3rd Place, Portrait, NPPA Student Quarterly Contest 2013 Eric Lund Global Reporting Grant
Selected Clients The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Bloomberg (Wire), Topic, New York Daily News, Newsday, Bloomberg Businessweek, Atlas Obscura, Artnet News, Hyperallergic, GOOD Magazine, Banana Magazine, Newest York, Huffington Post, UN Women, Columbia Journalism School, Overseas Press Club Foundation, Davies Toews Architecture