Song Tae Chong

2021 Guest Judge

Curator and Educator

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Song Tae Chong PhD is a New York City based educator and curator.  Currently a Trustee of the Martin Parr Foundation, Song focuses on praxis based curatorial work and theoretical practice.  As the Director of Milk Gallery in Chelsea, Song mounted over 40 exhibitions and numerous special projects. She is part time faculty at NYU where she specializes in postcolonial visual culture and history and theory of photography. She also teaches in the MFA Program at Parsons in NYC and is currently a visiting lecturer at Fordham University.  Her research interests include epistemologies of memory, photographic theory, architecture and landscape photography, decolonizing the archive, and 20th century documentary photography.  Her private practice includes zine and book publishing, artist advisement, creative direction and exhibition design. 

The Documentary Family Awards is an international competition in search of the insightful and meaningful ways that documentary photographers explore the interpretation of family.