Sebastian Liste

call for applications: free noor-nikon academy workshop amsterdam


NOOR
 and Nikon Europe invite young photographers living and/or working in The Netherlands to submit their applications for selection for the 2017 free NOOR-Nikon Academy workshop taking place in the Netherlands, Amsterdam from 28 February through 3 March 2017.

 

NOOR photographers - Pep BonetSebastian Liste & Yuri Kozyrev - will lead the workshop, sharing their expertise and working together with participants to develop their visual stories and projects.

KEY DATES

 

Workshop: 28 February – 3 March 2017

Deadline to Apply: 8 January 2017, 11:59pm (CET)

Notification of Selection: 26 January 2017

Fee: Free of charge

 

 

THE WORKSHOP

 

During the four-day workshop, 15 participants, together with three NOOR member photographers will share experiences, work on portfolios, improve editing skills and learn how to develop visual stories. Participants can look forward to intensive communication with NOOR photographers and their peers on subjects ranging from how to develop and edit a photographic story or project, to the nuances of the international photo market. The workshop is a unique opportunity to learn impactful visual storytelling, further develop personal vision, strengthen ongoing projects and gain new knowledge and contacts in an intimate and interactive environment.

 

The workshop is free of charge and includes lunch. Please note that travel, accommodation and additional meals are not covered and should be arranged by individual participants. The workshop will take place at the headquarters of Nikon Europe: Burgerweeshuispad 101, 1076 ER Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

 

The workshop will be focused around developing, editing, refining and presenting/disseminating a visual documentary series, story and/or project. Participants can get the most out of the experience when they come to the workshop with a body of work they are currently developing, editing, working on and/or thinking about how to share with audiences. Thus, applicants are encouraged to include this work and indicate what they want to explore in relation to the work in their application portfolio and motivation statement.


TUTORS 

 

Pep Bonet is an award-winning filmmaker and photographer who has travelled extensively capturing profound moments that represent the unbalanced world in which we live. His longer-term projects focus on African issues, with his most well known project being “Faith in Chaos”, a photo essay on the aftermath of the war in Sierra Leone. He is also know for a long-term reportage on the rock ‘n roll band Motörhead. Pep was a recipient of the W. Eugene Smith Humanistic Grant in Photography in 2005 and of the Horbach Award in 2015, and won three different World Press Photo Awards in 2007, 2009 and 2013. Pep frequently lectures on photography, multimedia and film, and lives in Mallorca, Spain. 

 

Yuri Kozyrev, as a photojournalist, has witnessed many world-changing events for the past 25 years. He started his career documenting the collapse of the Soviet Union, capturing the rapid changes in the former USSR for the LA Times during the 90’s. In 2001, Yuri started to cover international news, working before from Afghanistan and then from Iraq as contract photographer for Time Magazine. Since the beginning of 2011, Yuri has been documenting the “Arab Revolutions” and their aftermaths in Bahrain, Yemen, Tunisia and specially Egypt and Libya. Yuri has received numerous honors for his photography, including several World Press Photo Awards, the OPC’s Oliver Rebbot Award, and the ICP Infinity Award for Photojournalism, the Frontline Club Award, the Visa d’or News and the Prix Bayeux-Calvados, and he was named 2011 Photographer of the Year in the Pictures of the Year International competition. In 2015, Yuri covered the conflict in eastern Ukraine and the migrant crisis in Europe.

 

Sebastian Liste is a documentary photographer and sociologist devoted to document the profound cultural changes and contemporary issues in Latin America and the Mediterranean area. In 2010, while getting his Masters degree in Documentary Photography in Barcelona, he won the Ian Parry Scholarship for his project “Urban Quilombo” and was named young editorial photographer of the year at the Lucie Awards. In 2011 Sebastián was selected for the World Press Photo Joop Swart Masterclass. In 2012 was announced as the Young Reporter of the Year at Visa pour l’Image festival. He was the recipient of the Magnum EF Grant, the Getty Editorial Grant and the Alexia Foundation Grant. He also received the Fotopres grant in Spain to develop a project in Venezuela, and a World Press Photo prize in 2016 for his story ‘Citizen Journalism in Brazil’s Favelas‘. Sebastián Liste is a frequent lecturer and he is currently based between Spain and Brazil. 


SELECTED PARTICIPANTS

 

 

Alex Kemman

Bart Brouwer

Bram Schilling

Claudia Dijkkamp

Claudia Willmitzer

Claudio Montesano Casillas

Hester den Boer

Jaasir Linger

Jecan Chiu

Joris van Gennip

Maarten de Kok

Maartje de Brockbernd

Madeleine Bolle

Misha Pook

Sabine van Wechem

 


 

For more information contact NOOR Education via education@noorimages.com or give us a call at +31.20.6060.780 

 

 

 

Photo from NOOR-Nikon 2015 Amsterdam Masterclass © Frank Zuidweg

november amsterdam workshop with alixandra fazzina & sebastian liste


NOOR is exited to team up with the FOTOfactory to bring NOOR’s teaching photographers to canal-side education center in Amsterdam’s Jordaan district. The intimate & rigorous four-day program will focus on documentary photography & self-directed project development.

Award-winning photographers, Alixandra Fazzina (UK) & Sebastián Liste (ES) will share their practices, passions & expertise to guide participants, but also to push them to think differently about their work. Both photographers are known for their independent, in-depth and long-term projects. This will be the first time Alixandra & Sebastián are teaching together - we invite you to join us in NOOR's home-city, Amsterdam, for this special opportunity.

Participants are encouraged to engage, share, question and debate. Tutors and students work closely together in an informal environment and learn through the process of exchange, dialogue and hands-on practice.  Participants will get the most out of the workshop when they focus on a project they have in mind (can be at conception phase, in development or production, currently on hold, something they want to pursue in the future...).

 

DETAILS

 

Workshop 24-27 November 2016

The workshop will be conducted in English

Workshop price: €615 exclusive VAT

Location: the FOTOfactory, Keizersgracht 82-bg, 1015 CT, Amsterdam

 

Topics to be covered include:

 

  • Visual narrative, image selection & editing
  • ‘The Ethics of Getting Close:’ Considerations for working with dignity & compassion as a photographer. A lecture that will challenge participating photographers to think about restraints & ethical considerations when documenting people’s lives on camera in the modern age.
  • Research, story preparation & best practices for working in the field with subjects, fixers & translators.
  • Captioning, preparing your work for presentation, tips on professional project proposal writing
  • Getting your work out into the world – platforms, dissemination (editorial, exhibitions, books, online), new media
  • Alixandra Fazzina - presentation & discussion on her work ‘A Million Shillings: Escape from Somalia,’ Presentation of book & project that will touch on ideas regarding developing project concepts & making long-term projects
  • Sebastián Liste - Presentation from on ‘An Intimate Pandemic: 2009-2016,’ his project on cultures of violence in Latin America & his approach to long-term projects

  

HOW TO APPLY

 

Requirements:

 

  • Basic experience in photography or photojournalism (please indicate in work & education experience sections of Application Form)
  • English fluency (the workshop will be conducted in English)
  • Good technical understanding of your camera equipment

 

To Apply:

 

  • Complete Application Form, including your Motivation (500 words maximum), Work Experience (200 words maximum) & Education Experience (200 words maximum)
  • The form will also prompt you to submit an image portfolio by making a blog and sending us the link. (Please find a tutorial for making the blog here) This portfolio must include the following:
    • At least one photo story (minimum 8 images)
    • Maximum 30 images total
    • No more than 8 single images (images which are not part of a photo story)
    • All images should be accompanied by a concise caption
    • For any photo story, please include a title and brief introduction

Photo © Sebastian Liste / NOOR

upcoming workshop in amsterdam: noor & the fotofactory

 

NOOR and the FOTOfactory are pleased to announce an upcoming workshop in documentary photography to be taught by NOOR photographers Alixandra Fazzina (UK) and Sebastián Liste (ES) at the FOTOfactory in Amsterdam from 24 to 27 November 2016.

 

We’re excited to team up with each other to bring NOOR’s teaching photographers to the FOTOfactory’s canal-side education center in Amsterdam’s Jordaan district.

 

The intimate and rigorous four-day program will focus on documentary photography. Award-winning photographers, Alixandra and Sebastián will share their practices, passions and expertise to guide participants, but also to push them to think differently about their work. Participants are encouraged to engage, share, question and debate.

Alixandra Fazzina (UK, 1974) is a photographer whose work focuses on under-reported conflicts and the often forgotten humanitarian consequences of war. Studying Fine Art, she began her career as a war artist in Bosnia. Since then, she has worked independently as a photojournalist throughout Eastern Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Asia. In 2010 Alixandra was recognized as the winner of the UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award for her fearless and tireless dedication to humanitarian photography throughout her career. Alixandra is the author of ‘A Million Shillings - Escape from Somalia’ (Trolley) which follows the often deadly journey on people smuggling routes from the Horn of Africa. Her long-term project The Flowers of Afghanistan, documents the journeys of Afghan children seeking refuge in Europe. Alixandra is a lecturer and teacher, and is currently based in London.

 

Sebastián Liste (Spain, 1985) is a documentary photographer and sociologist devoted to document the profound cultural changes and contemporary issues in Latin America and the Mediterranean area. In 2010, while getting his Masters degree in Documentary Photography in Barcelona, he won the Ian Parry Scholarship for his project ‘Urban Quilombo’ and was named young editorial photographer of the year at the Lucie Awards. In 2011 Sebastián was selected for the World Press Photo Joop Swart Masterclass. In 2012 was announced as the Young Reporter of the Year at Visa pour l'Image festival. He was the recipient of the Magnum EF Grant, the Getty Editorial Grant and the Alexia Foundation Grant. He also received the Fotopres grant in Spain to develop a project in Venezuela, and a World Press Photo prize in 2016 for his story ‘Citizen Journalism in Brazil’s Favelas‘. Most recently, he was awarded the STERN Grant for young photojournalists. Sebastián is a frequent lecturer and is currently based between Spain and Brazil.

 

Stay tuned for more information on the workshop & how to apply!

 

 

 

sebastian liste wins the stern grant

We are excited to announce that Sebastian Liste has been awarded the STERN Grant,

the newly-established scholarship award for young photojournalists, at this year's

LUMIX Festival for Young Photojournalism.

 

 

'I’m very pleased to win the stern Grant and feel honored by the confidence the team at stern Magazine is putting in my work. Over the past seven years, I have been conducting an in-depth research on crime, punishment and security in Latin America. Violence in Mexico, in particular, has become naturalized in everyday life and is reproduced across diverse spheres of society. The grant will provide me with the necessary time and funds to further investigate the roots of this endemic violence and its impact on the entire nation.' Sebastian Liste

 

Check out Sebastian Liste's work on Latin America: ow.ly/dice301oi0O

participants for the noor-nikon masterclass in documentary photography

 

© Yuri Kozyrev / NOOR 

 

We are proud to announce the selected participants for the NOOR-Nikon Masterclass in Documentary Photography with NOOR photographers Yuri Kozyrev, Bénédicte Kurzen and Sebastián Liste, which will take place in Almaty, Kazakhstan, from 29 March through 2 April 2016. 

 

We sincerely thank everyone who put the effort into their applications and congratulate the photographers who will be taking part in the masterclass: 

 

Almaz Toleke (KZ)

Anisa Sabiri (TJK)

Damir Otegen (KZ)

Danil Usmanov (KG)

Darya Komleva-Litvinova (KZ)

Dmitry Motinov (KG)

Elyor Nematov (KG)

Mayya Kelova (TKM)

Nazik Muradova (TKM)

Reyhana Turdieva (KG)

Stanislav Magay (UZ)

Svetlana Zelenskaya (KG)

Turar Kazangapov (KZ)

Yuri Vedenin (UZ)

 

We look forward to meeting all the participants, having the chance to learn about their work and sharing experiences.