Today, no one any longer doubts that glaciers the world over are retreating, and even more worryingly that Greenland and Antartica are melting at an increasing pace. The question: how fast is it going? It is alarming that past figures appear to have been too conservative and humanity should start preparing for the biggest displacement of mankind in known history. As people in all of the world’s regions become… read more ›
NOOR photographer Benedicte Kurzen has been covering the Ebola epidemic in West Africa. Travelling from Monrovia, the capital of Liberia to the remote villages in the forest region, near the border with Guinea she has been a witness of the disease and the continuous threat it brings to the health care workers and people who are living and working in the affected areas.Take a look at the… read more ›
On 3 October 2013, a Libyan fishing vessel carrying over 500 migrants sunk in sight of the coast of the Italian island of Lampedusa. The tragic accident caused the death of 366 migrants, mostly coming from war-torn Eritrea and other troubled African countries. A year later Francesco Zizola photographed and filmed the wreck of the boat, which lies… read more ›
A report back from academy moderator, photography editor and consultant Claudia Hinterseer (former managing director of NOOR)After five intense days, the workshop has come to an end and looking back I can only say that it was a big success.
NOOR is pleased to announce that Camilla Invernizzi, founder of aBcM agency in Milan, will be NOOR’s new Representative for Special Projects in Europe.
aBcM is specialized in developing and producing photography projects by activating a network of professionals from different fields for cultural production and communication. aBcM experiments with interactive models and participatory projects that have a social impact and generate reciprocal relationships… read more ›
Last week NOOR photographer Kadir van Lohuizen's exhibition 'Ali & Laila, An Amsterdam Family History' exhibition opened at the Amsterdam museum. The exhibition portrays the Dutch-Moroccan Rharib family from Amsterdam East.
In 1993, Kadir met the family for the first time and spent some time with father Ali, mother Laila and their five children. Kadir photographed them in their daily life and followed Laila and her husband to… read more ›
A report back from academy moderator, photography editor and consultant Claudia Hinterseer (former managing director of NOOR)
So nice to be part of a NOOR project once again, it feels natural, like I’ve never been away…