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Xyza Cruz Bacani Documentary photographer

Filipino maid captures dreams through photography

Filipino’s are considered hard working, loyal and devoted people, when Filipino’s leave their country for a new life as a domestic worker, they don’t expect a life of abuse and to be treated like modern slaves.

Former domestic worker Xyza Cruz Bacani turned to documentary photography to bring to the attention ‘the grass isn’t always greener on the other side’. Xyza Cruz Bacani will be exhibiting her photographs at a 900 square feet exhibition entitled ‘Hidden Hope’ which is her story about domestic workers abuse in Hong Kong. Read more