Eating, sleeping and storage spaces are squeezed into a double-deck bed space for a group of migrant labourers from China in this dormitory in Geylang, Singapore’s red-light district.
Samuel He teaches photojournalism at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. His images and films have been published and screened by The Straits Times, Channel NewsAsia and International Documentary Filmfestival Amsterdam. He is a founding investor in Our Grandfather Story, Singapore’s most well-loved micro-documentary content publisher. He still serves on the company’s board of directors. He is currently working on Migrants NFT, a community initiative to build a digital museum and artistic representation for migrant artists.