VISUAL STORYTELLING IN AN OPEN SOCIETY
A long term training opportunity for documentary photographers and photojournalists in Egypt. MARCH – OCTOBER, 2012
In collaboration with Cairo-based Contemporary Image Collective and the international photo agency and foundation NOOR, Al-liquindoi Workshops continues its educational efforts. Visual Storytelling in an Open Society is a training opportunity for photographers in Egypt. The program is supported by a grant from Open Society Foundations.
Deadline for applications is Sunday FEBRUARY 12, 2012.
The program provides fully funded training and support to 15 photographers who are interested in visually documenting issues of importance in Egypt and the region. Participants will receive two six-day master-level workshops on visual storytelling that will be led by three internationally recognized photographers and industry professionals who will then provide on-going mentorship and support throughout the six-month term in between. The Mentors for this program are Nina Berman from NOOR, together with Sheryl A. Mendez from Committee to Protect Journalists, and a third mentor (announced soon).
The program is open to Egyptian nationals and residents in Egypt only.
For the full program details, how to apply and the selection process, please visit the CIC website: www.ciccairo.com (in English and Arabic)
We would kindly like to ask you to spread the call for application amongst your Egyptian colleagues.
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