Nina Berman

NOOR Urges Action on Climate Emergency

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NOOR supports the Global Climate Strike that will take place on September the 20th and encourages everyone to join the movement.

 

NOOR dedicates September to our Environment

For more than a decade, NOOR Authors have documented our growing climate crisis caused by fossil fuel production and material consumption along with the political forces enabling this planetary catastrophe. Through our work we have also pointed to solutions to help ensure sustainable human presence on this planet. The need for action is urgent.

As world leaders meet in New York City next month and climate actions are planned world wide, we will dedicate the month of September to sharing stories on the environment from our archive and works in progress. Please follow these stories on our Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

We encourage our media partners, researchers, and our community to do the same.

Nina Berman | Panel Discussions at Photoville

Nina Berman will be at Photoville to participate in two panel discussions in the New York City.

 
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Nina Berman / NOOR

 

Panel: Teargas, Trolling, and Trauma: Photographing Political Polarization in the U.S.

Date: September 22nd, 5:00PM – 6:00PM

Location: The Studio at St. Ann’s Warehouse

Panel: Conversations on Conflict Photography

Date: September 15th, 12:00PM – 1:00PM

Location: St. Ann’s Warehouse

Nikon-NOOR Academy | Bulgaria Masterclass Overview

Between July 14 to July 18, 2019, the Nikon-NOOR Academy held the Masterclass at PhotoSynthesis in Sofia, Bulgaria. This masterclass launched the Nikon-NOOR Academy in 2019, which will later take place in Spain and Austria.

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Participants

Fifteen young visual storytellers gathered for an inspiring four days of learning and sharing with NOOR photographers.

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Tutors

Three NOOR visual-storytellers taught the 2019 Nikon-NOOR Academy in Bulgaria. The masterclass was moderated by NOOR Digital Director Pierre Mohamed-Petit.

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Bénédicte Kurzen

Nina Berman

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Kadir van Lohuizen



Do you want to be part of the long Nikon-NOOR Academy list of alumnus? Apply for our Masterclasses in Spain and Austria:

Nina Berman | Q&A in Nikon UK's "Stories To Be Told"

For Nikon Ambassador and NOOR visual-storyteller Nina Berman answered questions about her project on eating competitions in the US for Nikon UK's Stories To Be Told.

 
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© Nina Berman / NOOR

We’re consuming ourselves to the point of suffocation and for some reason we see this as entertaining.
— Nina Berman

Announcing the 2019 Nikon-NOOR Academy

The NOOR Foundation and Nikon Europe are delighted to announce the 2019 series of Nikon-NOOR Academy Masterclasses. The first of the new series of masterclasses with free tuition will take place in Bulgaria 15-18 July, and the dates for Austria and Spain will be announced in September.

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During each of the four-day trainings, 15 selected participants will work together with three NOOR authors as their tutors, to share experiences, work on portfolios, improve editing skills and learn how to create more impactful visual stories. NOOR and the NOOR Foundation are committed to encouraging aspiring photojournalists and documentary photographers. Masterclasses are provided free of charge for all participants, made possible with the continued support of Nikon Europe.

Nikon-NOOR Academy Masterclass in Zurich © Jon Lowenstein / NOOR

Nikon-NOOR Academy Masterclass in Zurich © Jon Lowenstein / NOOR

All masterclasses are open to young and emerging visual storytellers from all nationalities and locations within Europe.  We highly encourage visual storytellers from Bulgaria, Austria and Spain to apply to their local country’s masterclass.

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Location: Sofia, Bulgaria
Fee: Free of Charge
Tutors: Nina BermanKadir van Lohuizen and Bénédicte Kurzen.
Dates: 15 - 18 July 2019
Deadline to apply: Sunday, June 9 2019, 23:59 CET

Open to all young & emerging visual storytellers from all nationalities. We highly encourage applications from Bulgarian photographers. There are no age restrictions, however the masterclass is more suited for emerging photographers at a early/mid career stage. Applicants are required a basic knowledge of English as the masterclass will take place in English.

Nina Berman | Upcoming Talks

Nina Berman will be speaking about “An Autobiography of Miss Wish" at the 2nd Biennial Reva & David Logan Photo Book Symposium in Berkeley, California on May 3rd, 2019.

Location: Sibley Auditorium, Bechtel Engineering Center, Berkeley, CA 9470 , United States

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© Nina Berman / NOOR

A few weeks later, on May 25th, Nina Berman will open heartedly share her collaborative project "An Autobiography of Miss Wish" again, at DOC Festival in Norway.

Location: DOC19, Fredrikstad, Norway

NOOR at ImageSingulières | Nina Berman | Exhibition

An Autobiography of Miss Wish | Nina Berman

An Autobiography of Miss Wish is a story of two closely related lives, the photographer and her "subject", working closely together to create a unique enigmatic book that pushes the boundaries of documentary narration.

The project brings together heart-rending archive footage depicting crime scenes and flashbacks, psychiatric hospital reports, diary pieces / snippets / personal notes, personal effects, letters and messages between the photographer and the protagonist: Miss Wish.

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© Nina Berman / NOOR

Nina Berman | An Autobiography of Miss Wish Exhibited in New York City

From April 6th to April 21st 2019, Nina Berman will have work from "An Autobiography of Miss Wish" in the group exhibition "Beyond Addiction: Reframing Recovery", at the Arnold and Sheila Aronson Galleries at the Parsons School of Design in New York City. This show is curated by Graham MacIndoe and Susan Stellin.

NOOR at ImageSingulières

We're pleased to share that NOOR will be present at the ImageSingulières Photo Festival in Sète, France. Nina Berman & Jon Lowenstein will open their respective exhibitions premiering for the first time in France "An Autobiography of Miss Wish" and "Shadow Lives".