»NOOR by NOOR. Award-winning photo reportages on today’s world«
Nina Berman, Pep Bonet, Andrea Bruce, Alixandra Fazzina, Stanley Greene, Tanya Habjouqa, Robin Hammond, Yuri Kozyrev, Bénédicte Kurzen, Sebastián Liste, Kadir van Lohuizen, Jon Lowenstein, Francesco Zizola
The photo agency NOOR – signifying light in Arabic – represents thirteen of the world’s most renowned documentary photographers. Their works are published internationally in major daily newspapers and magazines, such as The New York Times Magazine, Newsweek, Le Monde, National Geographic and Stern.
The NOOR photographers report with great personal envolvement from areas of conflict and war zones all over the world. Their images give us an understanding of the most pressing issues of today’s world – realized in a visually excellent und aesthetically outstanding manner.
At the occasion of the agency’s 10th anniversary, the exhibition NOOR by NOOR focuses on this unique photography collective for the first time in Germany. The exhibition brings to mind the most important political and social developments of the past 10 years in the form of award-winning photo reportages.
Focusing on themes such as war and crisis, flight and migration, climate change and women’s rights, NOOR by NOOR presents a selection of 80 photographs and multimedia films: the shattering images from war zones by Yuri Kozyrev, Nina Berman’s portraits of American war veterans Purple Hearts, Bénédicte Kurzen’s documentation of sexual violence in Haiti, the series One Goal on the civil war in Sierra Leone by Pep Bonet and Kadir van Lohuizen’s awakening report Where Will We Go? about the consequences of climate change in the Pacific Ocean.
Curated by Gisela Kayser (Artistic Director Freundeskreis Willy-Brandt-Haus) and Katharina Mouratidi (Artistic Director GfHF).
Speakers at the opening reception:
Tom Maasen, cultural deleguee, Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands
Peter Bitzer, Director Agentur laif
Clément Saccomani, Managing Director NOOR
ON THE COUCH
Talk with Carol Körting (Picture Editor Leica Fotografie International) and Charlotte Schmitz (Photographer) | 21. June 2017, 7 pm
Sunday, 2. July and 6. August 2017, 2 pm
Cost: Entrance fee plus 5 €
For all further details on the exhibition and the accompanying events please visit the website of f³ – freiraum für fotografie: www.fhochdrei.org
NOOR by NOOR Berlin Summer Workshops
TAKING YOUR PERSONAL LONG TERM PROJECT TO THE NEXT LEVEL
Workshop with Tanya Habjouqa | 13 – 16 July 2017
EDITING & PRESENTING YOUR VISUAL PROJECT
Workshop with Sebastián Liste | 27 – 30 July 2017
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