The crew from the 2021 FotoEvidence unforgettable workshop in the South of France. Photo: Finbarr O'Reilly
Four days gathering in a rural farm close to the sea that includes lectures, presentations, panel discussions and portfolio reviews. Fifteen participants selected solely on the merit of their work and passion to document social injustice.
Two months mentorship program will be offered to selected photographers.
This workshop is designed to educate photographers who work for humanitarian missions and NGOs and whose photographs are intended to serve both to support the work of the NGOs and as evidence of injustice or human rights violations.
The goal of the workshop is to provide photographers with the skill to undertake challenging assignments and to ensure photographers have a clear understanding of ethical guidelines and can be hired with confidence by NGOs.
WHAT STUDENTS WILL LEARN
• Defining human rights and how photographs can serve as reliable evidence of human rights violations
• Ethical standards for documentary photography
• Preparation for the work: including research about the issue addressed, the local culture, points of access and local organizations
• Executing a project to raise social awareness, identifying potential publications and advocacy organizations to distribute and increase potential impact with
• How to protect those you are documenting/interviewing from further harm, whether emotional safety or physical security during and after your reporting
• Editing for maximum impact
• Dealing with stress and post-traumatic stress
• Assignment Planning and Safety in the Field
WHO ORGANIZED BY FOTOEVIDENCE FOUNDATION
WHEN STAY TUNED FOR THE NEXT DATE
WHERE SOUTH OF FRANCE
SPACE LIMITED TO 15
For questions contact firstname.lastname@example.org