The photographic project "Land of Ibeji" by NOOR visual-storytellers Sanne De Wilde and Benedicte Kurzen was featured in De Volkskrant and Culture Trip magazine's "The Gender and Identity" Issue, which launched on 4 July. The magazine is available at Tube and train stations in London, airports, hotels, cafés and cultural hubs in London and other major UK cities.
In NZZ, Alixandra Fazzina talks about her long-term project on the transfer of people between the Horn of Africa and Yemen. Somalia and Djibouti have long been a kind of springboard for African migrants who want to reach the rich Arab countries via Yemen. Now this human stream intersects with that of the war refugees from Yemen.
NOOR's Pep Bonet has won the Bonaire 2019 Dunkerbeck GPS Speed Worldwide Challenge, with an average speed of 41,26 knots / 76,41km/h (average speed over 500m). Follow Pep Bonet's year long journey to beat the speed world record in Luderitz Speed Challenge, Namibia and his preparation on his Instagram and Facebook page.
We are delighted to announce the participants selected for the 2019 Nikon-NOOR Academy, which will take place in Sofia, Bulgaria.
We would sincerely like to thank all the people who sent forward their applications and congratulate the photographers who will participate to the masterclasses.
Mihaela Aroyo, Bulgaria
Marina Byanova, Bulgaria
Sonya Gencheva, Bulgaria
Katja Goljat, Slovenia
Rosina Pencheva, Bulgaria
Rossena Petcova, Bulgaria
Sergieva Spasiyana, Bulgaria
Marjan Yazdi, Iran
Georgi Kozhuharov, Bulgaria
Stoyan Nikolaev, Bulgaria
Aleksandar Nikolov, Bulgaria
Hristo Rusev, Bulgaria
Anastas Tarpanov, Bulgaria
Vladimir Zivojinovic, Serbia
Andras Zoltai, Hungary
The residency is an opportunity for the participating photographers to meet photographers participating in the RIO Project, as well as photographers exhibiting at the festival. The four photographers will educate selected emerging artists, and gain insight into Danish culture and cultural identity through visiting a number of Danish photography-related institutions.
On June 1st, Andrea Bruce will speaking about her current longterm project spanning across America, "Our Democracy", at The Focus on the Story Photo Festival 2019. After spending the last 15 years outside of the U.S., working mostly in the Middle East and Afghanistan, Andrea Bruce is now living in the U.S. and is traveling to small towns and communities across the country to document forms of democracy.
Location: Cloyd Heck Marvin Center, 800 21st St NW, Washington, DC 20052, USA
On May 3rd, Arko Datto will be opening his exhibition "Pik-Nik", curated by East Wing Gallery's Artistic Director Peggy Sue Amison, at Galleri Image in Aarhus, Denmark, as well as giving an artist talk on May 4th.
The exhibition will be open untill June 23 2019.
This intensive 2-day workshop, led by NOOR authors Alixandra Fazzina and Leonard Pongo, will allow emerging photographers to develop their documentary project – from conception to dissemination.
This workshop will provide both relevant industry insights as well as individual feedback and advice for each participating photographer. This workshop will take place in English.
The workshop will take place on May 30th & 31st 2019, at the Ancien Collège Victor Hugo, Sète, France
These upcoming portfolio reviews provide an opportunity for emerging photographers to intensively discuss their work with NOOR photographers and industry professionals.
The morning will include reviewing your body of work and discussing your ideas, and will be attended by more than twenty professionals and NOOR members, followed by a drink.