Children of the World - Professional

Orphanage

Wei Tan
USA

Nominee

"Orphanage"
Children are protected by a gunman at a orphanage in Kutru, India. Conflicts between government troops and Maoist rebels, leading violence and leaving many children without families. August 31,2015

Biography: Wei Tan is a freelance photojournalist who is currently working in Southern Asia but is based in both the United States and China. He undertakes long-term projects concerning social and environmental issues, as well as short-term assignments for magazines, newspapers, and companies. During his time living in China, Tan works in the field of advertising and portrait photography. He has more focused on social issues while working in Southern Asia since 2011. A select list of Wei' clients include The New York Times, Routers, China Daily, Getty Image, National Geographic and Agence...

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