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Rena Effendi in talks with Paul Lowe

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by Matt Shonfeld at 2010-01-06 18:40:44 UTC | Bookmark | | Report spam→

12 Jan 2010 00:01
Tuesday 12 January 2010,
6.30pm for a prompt 7pm start
After 7pm rsvps can not be guarenteed a seat.

Paul Lowe will be talking to award-winning Azeri photographer Rena Effendi about her first UK exhibition (at Host gallery), and her new series of work, Pipe Dreams, which explores the lives of people living along 1,700 km of pipeline through Azerbaijan, Georgia and Turkey. The result is a fascinating collection of images which reflect the harsh realities of life as well as moments of unexpected beauty amongst the bleak landscape.

Effendi has won several international photography awards including the Fifty Crows Documentary Photography award, Mario Giacomelli Memorial Fund award, and Getty Images Editorial grant. In 2005 she participated in the World Press Photo Joop Swart Masterclass. In 2007, she was chosen by Photo District News as one of 30 emerging photographers to watch. And in 2008 Effendi won the National Geographic All Roads photography award. Her work has been exhibited worldwide. She is represented by INSTITUTE for Artist Management.

Paul Lowe is an award-winning freelance photographer and teacher living and working between Sarajevo and London. He is currently developing an online educational programme for developing-world photographers in conjunction with the World Press Photo Foundation in Amsterdam, and is the director of the MA Photojournalism and Documentary Photography course at the London College of Communication.

Tuesday 12 January 2010,
6.30pm for a prompt 7pm start
After 7pm rsvps can not be guarenteed a seat.

Door entry is £5 Foto8 Magazine members and students, and £8 to all others
Please email rsvp [at] foto8.com to reserve your place

HOST Gallery
1-5 Honduras Street
London EC1Y 0TH

by [former member] | 07 Jan 2010 00:01 | | Report spam→
This is happening very soon, so here is a last minute reminder to go see Rena and Paul at the HOST Gallery today.


by [former member] | 12 Jan 2010 17:01 | | Report spam→

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