Phoonsab Thevongsa or Pong in short, is a Lao freelance photographer who is also specialist in journalism, landscape and portrait photography, based in Vientiane Capital, Laos.
Apart from his regular profession as a reporter and photographer at Vientiane Times Newspaper, his work has also been recognized in a range of magazines and newspapers in Laos.
In addition, Pong travels both overseas and throughout many provinces of Laos exhibiting his masterpiece while simultaneously performing his creativity through his work of photography art so as to be known widely both international and domestic.
Experience and exhibitions
-The OFF International Photography Festival in February 2010 in Luang Prang, Laos.
-Third prize of First Environmental Photo Competition in Vietnam, and group exhibition at the Vietnam Photographer’s Association in Hanoi, Vietnam July, 2010.
-Group photo exhibition on the importance of water resources in Laos titled “No Water – No Life” held in Vientiane October, 2010.
-Third prize of ASEAN-Korea Multimedia Competition 2010 in Photography category along with group exhibition in Seoul, South Korea.
– Group photo exhibition on the two river banks of Mekong in Nongkhai, Thailand in July 2011.
– Photo exhibition to raise fund for Flood Victims in Laos, August 2011 at the National Culture Hall, Vientiane, Laos.
– Exclusive photo exhibition at the Vientiane International School for World Peace Day September 2011.
– Photo exhibition about dance supported the Fang Mekong International Dance Festival at i:cat gallery in October 2011.
– Photojournalist project on Climate Change support by IPS along with photo exhibition in Siem Reap, Cambodia May 2012.
– Photo exhibition of Lao photojournalists Lao’s Today, May 2012 at the National School of Fine Arts.
– Solo exhibition “Laos: Through My Phone Camera” on 24/10/2012 at I:Cat Gallery in Vientiane, Laos.
– Duo exhibition with French Photographer Yves Bernard “Rice” on 17/12/2012 at the French Institute, Vientiane, Laos.
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