Ohm Phanphiroj

During his residency, Ohm Phanphiroj photographed for two new series and worked on his series Underage. The latter is a photo project on young male prostitutes in Thailand. Phanphiroj juxtaposes his street light lit portraits of the boys with biographical facts such as their age, reason for working the streets, number of customers, and aspirations.

Phanphiroj holds an MFA from the Rochester Institute of Technology, an MA from Georgia State University, an MA from the University of Northern Iowa, a diploma from Memphis State University, and a Bachelor of La from Thammasat University in Bangkok. He has received numerous awards for his photographs, including Foto Visura, ArtTake Miami, Air Asia Film and Animation Award, Sony World Photography Award, Pilsner Urquell International Photography Award, PDN, and more. He currently teaches at the Bangkok University International in Thailand.