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Shanshan Chen was born in Shanghai, China. Shanshan studied Documentary at Royal Holloway, University of London, and Broadcast & Television Journalism at Shanghai International Studies University. Her works explore various topics including urban landscape and daily life, urbanisation in China, cross-cultural identification, and the use of photography and creative sound in storytelling. Her photographs, videos and drawings have been exhibited in Shanghai, Los Angeles and London. Her documentaries have been featured in BBC, TIME, The Atlantic, Aeon, and KCET Link TV. She is a One World Media fellow and International Women's Media Foundation fellow. She now works as multimedia producer and journalist with Thomson Reuters Foundation in London.

Shanshan'seditorial articles, photos and videoson trust.org
wordpress blog "therapy after doomsday" (mainland China visit here)
Shanshan on LinkedIn

​陈姗姗出生在中国上海。她曾就读上海外国语大学广播电视新闻学和伦敦大学皇家霍洛威学院纪录片专业。毕业后,她在伦敦从事多媒体行业,与摄影、纪录片和绘画方面的创作并重。陈姗姗的作品主题集中在城市景观、日常生活、中国的城市化、跨文化认,以及在视频创作中使用摄影和声音。她非常注重视频作品的摄影水准和声音设计。 陈姗姗的摄影、影像和绘画作品在上海、洛杉矶和伦敦的画廊中均有展出。此外,她拍摄制作的纪录短片获过多个国际奖项并被各大媒体上录用,包括英国国家广播公司(BBC)《时代周刊》(TIME)、《大西洋周刊》(The Atlantic)和美国南加州公共电视台(KCET)。她现居伦敦,在汤森路透基金会任多媒体记者。

Shanshan Chen is a London-based filmmaker and multimedia journalist who covers the world's most under-reported stories including women's rights, LGBT rights, war and conflict, climate change and migration. She has travelled to more than 30 countries and regions for her films and photography.