Kazakhstan Nuclear Aftermath

NOOR-Nikon Masterclass in Documentary Photography

NOORNikon and Medianet are excited to invite young and aspiring documentary photographers and photojournalists from Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan to submit their portfolios for selection for the 2016 NOOR-Nikon Masterclass in Documentary Photography taking place in Almaty, Kazakhstan, 29 March through 2 April 2016.

 

NOOR photographers Yuri KozyrevBénédicte Kurzen and Sebastián Liste will be the tutors for this year’s NOOR-Nikon Masterclass. Deadline for application is 21 Feb, 2016. 

 

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Sebastian Liste covers for Time Brazil’s Zika Outbreak

Since the country's first reported case in May 2015, an estimated 1.5 million Brazilians have contracted the Zika virus. The virus has since spread to 28 countries and territories in Latin America. For TIME, Sebastian Liste documented the scenes of treatment and prevention in the city of Recife.

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Kurds Fight to Preserve “the Other Iraq”

For the past several years, Western governments have relied on Kurds in Syria and Iraq to do most of the fighting on the ground against ISIS. On assignment for National GeographicYuri Kozyrev covered the daily life of Kurdish groups in Iraq and the attempts to defend their autonomous region against an invasion by ISIS.

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Fighting to Work: Gender Discrimination in India

An argument split the impoverished corner of the village of Peepli Khera, prompting an all-male council of elders to impose the most archaic of Indian collective punishments — the sanction of “hookah-pani,” or ostracism from the community– on a small number of women who lived among them. For the New York TimesAndrea Bruce covered the story of these indian women who risk it all for a chance to work.

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Alixandra Fazzina Talk: Photographing Migration

By popular demand, Alixandra Fazzina is back to speak at London Independent Photography about issues surrounding immigration and how to create fresh perspectives in the field of visualising migration. She will talk about her book A Million Shillings; Escape from Somalia and her ongoing project The Flowers of Afghanistan, both of which cover the subject of human smuggling and trafficking.

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Nina Berman at WPOW Photo Seminar

At the Women Photojournalists of Washington (WPOW)'s Fifth Annual Photo Seminar and Portfolio ReviewNina Berman will offer new photographic approaches to documenting refugees and stories of trauma - from the Za'atari camp for Syrian refugees in northern Jordan to the trail of human trafficking in the USA. 

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Siberia's Hollywood

With a dozen of new widescreen movies produced per year, Yakutia is becoming Siberia’s Hollywood. For SternYuri Kozyrev travelled to the city of Yakutsk to photograph behind the scenes of low-budget films produced using non-professional actors. 

Check out our recent tearsheets from Yuri Kozyrev, Francesco Zizola and Jon Lowenstein in TIME, Marie Claire, Le Monde and more.

  

Alixandra Fazzina's work 'A Million Shillings: Escape from Somalia' is on view in the Prix Pictet finalist exhibition at Maxxi, Rome, until 21 Feb. Alixandra will also take part in the Royal Photographic Society's Annual Lecture seriesFirst lecture on 23 March at Plymouth University, UK. 

 

Nina Berman's photographs are published in a new book by Myles Little, '1% Privilege in a Time of Global Inequality'. The work is also in an exhibition at Gage Gallery, Chicago, 11 Feb - 28 May. Her photographs on gun culture in the USA are part of 'Unloaded', a group show on view until 6 March at the Handwerker Gallery at Ithaca College, New York.

 

Andrea Bruce will participate to WCFIA/CMES Middle East Seminar with the lecture 'Through the lens: Iraq at War', Cambridge, MA, 25 Feb. 

 

Francesco Zizola's series on 'Atletico Diritti', the first italian football team made up of students, migrants and former inmates, is part of a collective exhibition about Rome's outskirts, 'Oltre le mura di Roma', at Macro Testaccio, Rome, 21 Jan - 10 March.  

 

Kadir van Lohuizen' s project 'Where will we go' is on view at Nieuwland, The Netherlands, until 12 June and at Les Berges de Vessy, Switzerland, until 22 May. 

 

 

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