rnw-noor visual storytelling academy in mexico kicks off

rnw-noor visual storytelling academy in mexico kicks off

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…

It’s day one of the Latin-American chapter of the RNW-NOOR Academy and we’ve kicked-off on a high note: Jon Lowenstein, Sebastian Liste, Michiel Bles and Cristina Fernández Cuéllar of the read more ›

rnw-noor visual storytelling academy participants

rnw-noor visual storytelling academy participants

NOOR and Radio Netherlands Worldwide are proud to announce the list of 10 participants for the Visual Storytelling Academy, which starts Monday 20 October 2014 in Mexico City. We sincerely thank everyone who applied and congratulate the photographers who will be taking part in the academy:

 

Antonio Contreras Sanillan

Diego Mateos

Enrique Rashide Serrato Frías

Ernesto José Pérez Ramírez

Fred Ramos

Ivan Castaneira

Sara Escobar

Mariana Guevara

Itzia Sanchez

Montserrat Díaz Guzmán

 

During the academy, these participants, together with NOOR… read more ›

noor is looking for an intern

noor is looking for an intern

 

NOOR photo agency is looking for:

 

Intern (full time)

NOOR, the Amsterdam based international documentary photography agency, was founded in 2007 with the aim to actively and collectively promote, sell and exhibit the works of its members on the international market.

 

Intern Profile:

 

NOOR is looking for an intelligent, ambitious, pro-active and enthusiastic intern with a strong affinity for communications, world affairs and documentary photography - who enjoys working independently and in a… read more ›

about thinking visually

about thinking visually

This week in Hilversum, the Netherlands the RNW-NOOR Academy kicked off with a three-day training on visual storytelling for a select group of editors working for Radio Netherlands Worldwide (RNW). The 14 participants represent different regional editorial departments of RNW being the Arab, Africa, Latin America and China Desks. Amongst the participants were also social media editors and web designers from the ‘Themes & Projects’ department.

 

 

The group,… read more ›

NOOR at photoville 2014

NOOR at photoville 2014
NOOR's recent group project in Za'atari is now shown at PHOTOVILLE –  the largest annual photographic event of New York City; it is a modular venue built from re-purposed shipping containers. For Nina Berman this is an inspiring event ''it was here that I first started thinking about the possibilities for large-scale outdoor photographic displays''. NOOR is excited to bring the Za'atari project to this location, after it was initially installed… read more ›

sebastian liste inside the venezuelan prison published in paris match

sebastian liste inside the venezuelan prison published in paris match

Vista Hermosa is one of Venezuela’s most notorious prisons. As violence plagued thecountry, the prison population grew and clashes between prisoners and guards became common. Rather than improving conditions, prison authorities have allowed them to descend into near-chaos. Inside, the inmates live and die in a world of their own making. In Venezuelan prisons, inmates are in control.

 

 

 

 

 

 

modern day slavery by nina berman published in word vervolgd magazine

modern day slavery by nina berman published in word vervolgd magazine
NOOR photographer Nina Berman peeled back the layers of several successfully prosecuted cases across the United States, to photograph crime scenes, survivors and the evidence used to convict.  The result is “Evidence” a photographic documentation of the crime of modern day slavery. Amnesty International in the Netherlands (Word Vervolgd Magazine) published this important work in their September issue.This story is part of NOOR's recent group project on read more ›

sebastian liste exhibition at visa pour l’Image

sebastian liste exhibition at visa pour l’Image

Sebastián Liste presented his work "On the Inside: Venezuelan prisons under inmate control" in an exhibition tour at Visa pour l'Image.

 

Vista Hermosa is a notorious prison in Venezuela. With violence plaguing the country, there are more and more prisoners, and more clashes between prisoners and guards. The authorities have made no attempt to improve conditions, and have let the situation degenerate into near chaos. National Guards patrol outside the… read more ›