Emmeline Yong is the Co-founder and Director of Objectifs, a visual arts space in Singapore dedicated to film and photography. Since its establishment in 2003, Objectifs has aimed to cultivate original voices in visual storytelling, and to inspire and broaden perspectives through the power of images. It presents a year-round programme to foster dialogue about visual culture, and advance the practice and appreciation of photography and film.
She has been a juror for several international photography awards, including World Press Photo, British Journal of Photography (Female in Focus), Lucie Photo Book Prize, W. Eugene Smith Grant for Student Photographers, and Magnum Foundation Fund. She has also curated several exhibitions, with a particular interest in works by women photographers that speak to local and international concerns.