Installation from GetxoPhoto International Image fes­ti­val of Haley Morris-Cafiero project, The Bully Pulpit ©Monica Allende DESCRIPTION The VII Academy is tak­ing all its cours­es online for the fore­see­able future. We will resume res­i­den­tial cours­es at our cam­pus­es in Sarajevo and Arles when the envi­ron­ment is safe to do so. Access to our long term res­i­den­tial…

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Lukomir. ©Ziyah Gafic / VII DESCRIPTION The VII Academy is tak­ing all its cours­es online for the fore­see­able future. We will resume res­i­den­tial cours­es at our cam­pus­es in Sarajevo and Arles when the envi­ron­ment is safe to do so. Over a peri­od of nine months, this inter­dis­ci­pli­nary sem­i­nar will be led by instruc­tors Dr. Paul…

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Climate change: peo­ple from the Carteret Atolls are already mov­ing to the main­land. They have been called the world’s first cli­mate refugees. Carteret Atolls, Papua New Guinea, 2009. © Ben Bohane DESCRIPTION This sem­i­nar for stu­dents who live across the Pacific region will be taught main­ly in English, with Ben Bohane using local lan­guages when…

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Farmer’s in Straholesie, Chernobyl Outskirts 2010 © Maciek Nabrdalik / VII Alyona, Saint-Petersburg: “Pig, sow, cow, oink-oink – I heard more often than my name. All the peo­ple in kinder­garten and school insist­ed that I quit danc­ing, a fat girl in danc­ing, sounds like a scan­dal!” October 27, 2018. From the sto­ry, “No Shame”, which…

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DESCRIPTION Over a peri­od of 12 weeks this inter­dis­ci­pli­nary sem­i­nar will be led by pho­tog­ra­ph­er Ali Arkady and will be com­ple­ment­ed with a series of pre­sen­ta­tions by lead­ing indus­try pro­fes­sion­als. During the sem­i­nar, you’ll explore how to devel­op a last­ing career in visu­al sto­ry telling, includ­ing con­ceiv­ing, research­ing and plan­ning sto­ry ideas. You’ll be exposed…

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A U.S. Secret Service agent stands guard dur­ing the land­ing of President Bush’s heli­copter, Marine One, in Nampa, Idaho, Aug. 24, 2005. ©Christopher Morris / VII Description The VII Academy is tak­ing all its cours­es online for the fore­see­able future. We will resume res­i­den­tial cours­es at our cam­pus­es in Arles and Sarajevo when the envi­ron­ment…

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1 er rég­i­ment d’in­fan­terie de l’ar­mée française en Afghanistan. Retour d’opéra­tion en val­lée de la Sirouby. Mai 2019. ©Eric Bouvet / VII DESCRIPTION Les cours de la VII Académie sont à présent tous en ligne, en for­ma­tions inter­ac­tives à dis­tance. Nous repren­drons les for­ma­tions sur nos cam­pus d’Arles et de Sarajevo dès qu’il sera pos­si­ble…

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A boy pos­es for a por­trait while lean­ing on the hood of a pick­up truck in Kisingani, Democratic Republic of Congo on Jan. 15, 2008. Gary Knight taped a bed­sheet in var­i­ous loca­tions near Kisingani and invit­ed pass­ing vil­lagers to stand for a por­trait. S’appuyant con­tre le capot d’une camion­nette, un garçon prend la pose…

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Bosnians wait for the arrival of United States forces to arrive in Orasje, Bosnia, in win­ter, 1995. Thirty thou­sand NATO troops were deployed in Bosnia to enforce the Dayton Peace Accord that end­ed the war. ©Ron Haviv / VII Photo This pro­gram is orga­nized by a part­ner­ship between the VII Academy and the U.S. Embassy…

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Chechen fight­er flees the pres­i­den­tial palace. ©Christopher Morris / VII Photo Join Christopher Morris as he takes you on a jour­ney through the his­toric ori­gins of pho­to­jour­nal­ism, from the begin­nings of pho­tog­ra­phy to the present. You’ll explore the work of pho­tog­ra­phers who became the true mas­ters of cap­tur­ing time. The week­long course will inspire you with…

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Introduction Session 1: September 21–28, 2019 Session 2: January 5–12, 2020 Session 3: April 4–10, 2020 Includes 100 hours of tuition, with online lessons and tuto­ri­als in between ses­sions. Over a peri­od of nine months this inter­dis­ci­pli­nary sem­i­nar will be led by instruc­tors Dr. Paul Lowe and Ziyah Gafic and will be com­ple­ment­ed with a series of ses­sions…

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Introduction Session 1: September 21–28, 2019 Session 2: January 5–12, 2020 Session 3: April 4–10, 2020 Includes 100 hours of tuition, with online lessons and tuto­ri­als in between ses­sions. Over a peri­od of nine months this inter­dis­ci­pli­nary sem­i­nar will be led by instruc­tors Dr. Paul Lowe and Ziyah Gafic and will be com­ple­ment­ed with a series of ses­sions…

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Introduction Session 1: September 21–28, 2019 Session 2: January 5–12, 2020 Session 3: April 4–10, 2020 Includes 100 hours of tuition, with online lessons and tuto­ri­als in between ses­sions. Over a peri­od of nine months this inter­dis­ci­pli­nary sem­i­nar will be led by instruc­tors Dr. Paul Lowe and Ziyah Gafic and will be com­ple­ment­ed with a series of ses­sions…

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Image by Meredith Meeks The VII Academy is host­ing a spe­cial event cel­e­brat­ing and high­light­ing women’s roles in sto­ry­telling about nature and the envi­ron­ment, includ­ing writ­ers, pho­tog­ra­phers, film­mak­ers, as well as cam­era and sound oper­a­tors. We will be explor­ing what a fem­i­nine per­spec­tive means to women, what they bring in their art and why it…

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