Open Call: Photographic Master Class – Next to You

We are looking for young talents for a free-of-charge workshop and photo book production on Russian-Nordic relations. If you have the right talent and curiosity – we will support you with logistics and mentoring by award winning trainers, Russian photographer, Jana Romanova, and Danish DMJX-teacher, Mads Greve. Application open January 2019.

‘Next to You’ aims to build relations between Russia and the Nordic countries. We are neighbors, but how well do we know each other?

With ‘Next to You’ we invite the neighbor to look at us from their perspective. They might see something we did not see ourselves.

Photographic Master Class by Nordic Journalist Center 2018/2019 Photo: Svetlana Bulatova

Photographic Master Class by Nordic Journalist Center 2018/2019.                Photo: Svetlana Bulatova, participant “Next to Me, 2018”

The selected photojournalists from Northwest Russia will work in Reykjavik;Iceland, while participants from the Nordic countries will work in Kaliningrad producing individual photo essays.

If selected, you will be invited for workshops in Kaliningrad and Reykjavik where Russian Photographer Jana Romanova and Mads Greve, ass. professor at the Danish School of Media and Journalism, will help you become a stronger visual storyteller using your distinct photographic voice. Using the group’s unique knowledge and network in our different cultures we will support each other in producing photo essays from our different countries.

The Master Class is free of charge and expenses will be covered. The final work will be published as a photo book under the theme ‘Next to You’.

 

Apply and read more:
Photographic Master Class: Next to You – Essays on Nordic-Russian Realities 2019

 

The photobook from 2017/18:

Next to Me, photo book. Russian and Nordic photographers tell each other's stories. NJC project, funded by the Nordic Council of Ministers

Next to Me, photo book. Russian and Nordic photographers tell each other’s stories. NJC project, funded by the Nordic Council of Ministers

Pictures that Open Doors – Photo Master Class in Russia, Next to Me

Picture of the Year, Norway – Represented in the Photobook “Next to Me” 

 

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