"Culture and contacts" : Visual storytelling workshop by John Stanmeyer
Thursday, 21 September 2023
"Culture and contacts" announces an open call for a visual storytelling workshop which will take place on September 25 – October 3 in Tbilisi. The workshop will be mentored by internationally acclaimed photographer John Stanmeyer.
"Culture and contacts" will be awarding one scholarship to an emerging Georgian photographer for this workshop.
This workshop is a unique opportunity for photographers who want to gain an in-depth understanding of visual storytelling and acquire the necessary skills to identify and create powerful, meaningful, and enticing visual stories. For 9 days, each participant will work on the development of an individual photo project under the guidance of John Stanmeyer and the curator of photography, Myriam Grigalashvili.
Visit our website for more information: cultureandcontacts.com/projects/opencall
The Workshop will be conducted in English.
The deadline for receiving the applications is September 21.
The selected candidate will be notified on September 22.
John Stanmeyer is a National Geographic Explorer, photographer, and artist. An Emmy nominated filmmaker and educator dedicated to environmental, social, and cultural issues that define our times. For more than 15 years, John has worked nearly exclusively with National Geographic magazine, producing over 19 stories, resulting in more than 14 covers. Between 1998 and 2008, John was a contract photographer for Time magazine. His years with Time resulted in 18 covers. In 2001, Stanmeyer co-founded the prestigious VII Photo Agency with six of the world’s leading photojournalists. He is the recipient of numerous honors, including the prestigious Robert Capa Award, POYi Magazine Photographer of the Year, and the World Press Photo of the Year in 2014.