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VII in Sarajevo: A Festival of the Image


  • Hamdije Kresevljakovica 13 Sarajevo 71000 Bosnia (map)

From May 9th-11th, the newly formed VII Academy, a project of the VII Foundation and partner of the VII Photo Agency, will host a three-day festival of photography and visual journalism in Sarajevo, Bosnia. This educational event is free and open to all, and includes presentations by VII Photo Agency photographers, discussion panels focusing on media and visual journalism, film screenings, portfolio reviews, and much more.

Program

PHOTOGRAPHERS IN CONVERSATION: CASE STUDIES
Join photographers including Ed Kashi and Christopher Morris as they delve into their most challenging projects, sharing insight in the what and how of shaping stories—and publishing them.

PANEL DISCUSSIONS
Listen to and pose questions to our panel of journalists and thinkers from across the Balkans and surrounding countries as they address topics that include women in the region’s media and the role of journalism in this post-conflict society.

PORTFOLIO REVIEWS
Sign up during online registration for one-on-one portfolio sessions with photographers from VII Photo Agency.

FILM SCREENINGS
Join us for evening sessions enjoying VII’s latest film projects.

Exhibitions, a walking tour of the city, networking events, and more will round out our schedule of events during three days that celebrate visual media and the city of Sarajevo.

Photo of Lukomir by Ziyah Gafic / VII Photo Agency

Photo of Lukomir by Ziyah Gafic / VII Photo Agency