Honorable Mention TOKYO-2017 Book / People

Belonging In Motion

  • Photographer
    Tammy Law

Belonging in Motion is a series of photographs that explore the dualities that surround the idea of home: between presence & absence, permanence & impermanence and belonging & displacement. The project engages in the lived experiences through the perspectives of the transnational diaspora from Burma. Belonging in Motion investigates themes of migration, belonging, place and notions of home. This work aims to develop new understandings of the multidimensional complexities of being a refugee - both home and away - and expand on longstanding traditions of documentary photographic practice. At a time of increasing displacement and familial upheaval, it is important we take notice of how people get on in transcultural familial situations or how difference is lived on the ground.