(In)visible Conflicts

the crisis in photojournalism

2 Nov 2005
  • 11:00 -17:00
  • De Balie
  • Kleine Gartmanplantsoen 10, 1017 RR Amsterdam

What exactly will the effect of embedded journalism, the ordinary guy with his blog, digital camera, or worse, just his telephone, be on photojournalism? What will be the medium of choice for war coverage in the future? A day of lectures, presentations and discussions.

Speakers: Susan Meiselas (photographer and visiting professor at Faculteit der Kunsten /Universiteit Leiden) USA), Mark Durden (Reader in History and Theory of Photography, University of
Derby, UK), Hans Aarsman (photographer, publicist), Geert van Kesteren (photojournalist), Prof. dr. Henri Beunders (Professor History of Media and Culture, Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam), Kari Andén- Papadopoulos (Research fellow Dept. Journalism, Media and Communication Studies, Stockholm University), Brigitte van der Sande (art historian and curator of the exhibition Soft Target, War as Daily, First Hand Reality (BAK, Utrecht)), Nico Haasbroek (journalist, former reporter of the NOS journaal), Bas Vroege (directeur Paradox) en Edie Peters (teaches image editing at the Hogeschool van Amsterdam, formerly editor in chief of the photography of de Volkskrant).

15 euros, 10 euros for students. Includes coffee, tea and lunch.

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