2014 PhotoEx Symposium

Benjamin Girette and Pierre Terdjman present their project, #Dysturb, at Magnum Foundation's 2014 PhotoEx symposium

Taking an analog street-style approach, Girette and Terdjamn’s #Dysturb project is a prime example of how artists are rethinking how, and where, their work can be shown to maximize impact. In the age of screens, #Dysturb sees our streets as still being the greatest social media – and they’re clearly on to something. PhotoEx symposium attended were able to see #Dysturb in action when during the lunch break they wheat pasted an image on a campus wall at the New School. Read more about #Dysturb’s presentation as contextualized by the three other case study presentations on cross-media and collaborative journalism:
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Photography, Expanded is a Magnum Foundation initiative designed to inspire documentary photographers to expand their storytelling beyond the still image. Through intensive workshops and panel discussions photographers learn about emerging digital tools and methods to engage audiences across platforms and mobilize communities around social justice issues.

Stay informed of ongoing PhotoEx programming and event announcements at magnumfoundation.org/PhotoEx

And join the #PhotoEx conversation on Twitter with @MagnumFND and on Facebook at facebook.com/groups/PhotoEx

Benjamin Girette is a photojournalist and co-founder of #Dysturb. Since 2011, Benjamin has worked on national and international news coverage for IP3 Press agency. He reported from Tunisia on the departure of President Ben Ali and on the aftermath of the revolution. His work also includes coverage from Italy on illegal immigration, Spain during the movement of Indignados, and Egypt for Hosni Mubarak’s departure, he election of Morsi, and subsequent coup d’etat.

Pierre Terdjman is a photojournalist and co-founder of #Dysturb. He began his career working for the Israeli daily, Haaretz, and returned to France in 2007 to join the Gamma photo agency. He has covered conflicts in Kenya, Russia, Afghanistan, and Haiti, and more recently the Arab Spring in Tunisia, Egypt, and Libya. His photographs are regularly published in Paris Match, GQ, and The New York Times Magazine, and have been exhibited at Tbilisi Photo Festival, Visa pour l’image, and Galerie Sophie Rozenberg.

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Presentations and attendee interviews from Magnum Foundation's Second Annual PhotoEx Symposium, co-presented with Parsons The New School for Design.

This one-day event presented innovative documentary storytelling and emerging ideas in digital media…


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Presentations and attendee interviews from Magnum Foundation's Second Annual PhotoEx Symposium, co-presented with Parsons The New School for Design.

This one-day event presented innovative documentary storytelling and emerging ideas in digital media and journalism on social justice issues. Attendees connected with potential collaborators and gained new critical insights for responding to the changing demands of the field.

Presentation Agenda:

#Dysturb - Case Study Presentation
Points of View - Case Study Presentation
Hollow - Case Study Presentation
Project Syria/Immersive Journalism - Case Study Presentation

I Am Khmer - PhotoEx Lab Project Update
The Graying of AIDS - PhotoEx Lab Project Update
End of the Middle - PhotoEx Lab Project Update
Performing Statistics, New Monuments - PhotoEx Lab Project Update

Boniface Mwangi - Creative Strategies for Human Rights Campaigns
Thenmozhi Soundararajan - Creative Strategies for Human Rights Campaigns

Instagram - The Future of Editorial
The Marshall Project - The Future of Editorial
Atavist/Creatavist - The Future of Editorial

Photography, Expanded is a Magnum Foundation initiative designed to inspire documentary photographers to expand their storytelling beyond the still image. Through intensive workshops and panel discussions photographers learn about emerging digital tools and methods to engage audiences across platforms and mobilize communities around social justice issues.

Stay informed of ongoing PhotoEx programming and event announcements at magnumfoundation.org/PhotoEx

And join the #PhotoEx conversation on Twitter with @MagnumFND and on Facebook at Facebook.com/groups/PhotoEx

 

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