Review: Nature: Through Her Eyes Festival
October 18-21, 2019
The Nature: Through Her Eyes festival was held in October 2019 in Perpignan, France to celebrate and create space for women’s accomplishments in the field of nature storytelling, exploring what a feminine perspective means to women in their portrayal of nature. This festival was a free event open to the public and supported the participation of panelists from across the world.
Review: Danish School of Media and Journalism (DMJX) Scholarships
Danish School of Media and Journalism (DMJX)
Fall 2019 and Spring 2020 semesters
The VII Academy offers a number of full-tuition scholarships for students to attend The Danish School of Media and Journalism (DMJX). Four students attended the Photo 1 program at DMJX during the Fall 2019 and Spring 2020 semesters with the support of the VII Academy and the VII Foundation.
Review: P-CRC Balkan Diskurs Youth Correspondents Training 2019
With funding from the VII Academy and the VII Foundation, and training support by VII Agency photographers Sara Terry and Maciek Nabrdalik, the Post-Conflict Research Center held its Balkan Diskurs Youth Correspondents Training in Sarajevo in May 2019 for nineteen Bosnian youth participants from thirteen different Bosnian cities.
Review: Sarajevo Seminar for Narrative and Documentary Practice Session 1
September 21-28, 2019
Lead Instructors: Dr Paul Lowe and Ziyah Gafic
Sixteen students attended the introductory week of the multi-session training program in independent journalism.
Review: Seeing The Light: Rangoon Streets
October 16-21, 2019
Instructors: Philip Blenkinsop and Daniel Schwartz
In October 2019, ten young Burmese photographers roamed Yangon with instructors Philip Blenkinsop and Daniel Schwartz, who tutored them in the subtle art of street photography.
Partner: USM Modular Furniture
Thank you USM Switzerland for the chic and modern office furniture now installed in the VII Academy premises in Sarajevo!
The VII Academy thanks USM Modular Furniture for their generous donation to outfit the Sarajevo campus.
Check out the journey from Switzerland to Bosnia where installation was finished in time for the Sarajevo campus to open its doors to 15 students from the greater Balkan region.
Review: Human Stories: Finding the Personal
October 1- 6, 2019
Tutors Ed Kashi and Ilvy Njiokiktjien
This six-day VII Photo Agency workshop in Rotterdam, the Netherlands focused on teaching students how to tell visual stories about the human condition.
Review: Berlin Night, Berlin Light: Exploring the Personal in Photography
September 2-7, 2019
Instructors: Linda Bournane Engelberth & Danny Wilcox Frazier
This five-day VII Photo Agency workshop, led by Danny Wilcox Frazier and Linda Bournane Engelberth, was set in the historic metropolis of Berlin, a dramatic setting for students to explore the emotional landscape of this storied city. The workshop taught participants a new approach to their work, one rooted in personal connection and emotional content.
Preview: Our next events
VII Academy offers a wide variety of dynamic and intensive educational experiences in different regions with a diverse group of photographers. We are pleased to provide a little sneak peek on upcoming programs:
Pacific Islands Masterclass, June 2020
VII In Arles, July 2020
VII in Sarajevo: Festival of the Photograph, 2020