Every year, nearly 700,000 migrant workers come to Taiwan, and this stay is 5 to 8 years. This time in Taiwan has become a very special nutrient in their life journey, facing a completely different culture and life. , how did they fit in? How do you view life in Taiwan? One-Forty held the first "Voice of Migrant" Taiwan Migrant Photography Competition in 2019. Through these photographic works, we hope to re-understand them through the lens of Migrant and their eyes. of Taiwan.
Migrant workers can also tell their stories, perspectives, and opinions to Taiwanese people through photos, and truly speak for themselves. In photo background removing 2020, we hope that such exchanges can continue. Therefore, we launched the second migrant worker photography competition "Voice of Migrant Workers", and expanded the application object to migrant workers of Filipino nationality. For the rich and diverse photographic works, the response was enthusiastic. We finally selected 12 award-winning works from more than 200 photographic works, and edited them into two photo series. From the perspective of migrant workers, we can see that when migrant workers work overseas, whether it is from life , how you feel at work or with your employer.
"Once, Taiwan was not as beautiful as I imagined" At one time, I thought Taiwan was not as beautiful as I imagined. When I first came to Taiwan, I met a terrible boss and an agent. At that time, my boss's younger brother wanted to rape me, and I told the agent what happened to me, the agent He ignored me, but stood on the boss's side and spoke for the boss. Until finally I couldn't take it anymore and went to report my employer. After that, I changed to a good boss, and I gradually realized that not all employers are bad. I think God is fair, and he will hear people's prayers. This photo was taken in front of my current owner's house. Now, I can see the sunrise and sunset every day, looking at the sight in front of me, I am grateful for the life I have now.