During the past three days, faculty teachers Gitte Luk and Søren Pagter have held the final workshop in programme “The Language of Photojournalism”, where 12 Egyptian photographers have participated in a series of four DMJX courses.
At this fourth and last workshop the focus was on finishing the participants’ final stories, which they had worked on during the autumn 2020. Gitte Luk and Søren Pagter gave individual text feedback during the first day and over the following two days, the pictures stories were edited in the class.
After this final workshop, the participants have a week to finalize their stories and then it’s the plan that the final stories will be exhibited at Cairo Photo Week in March 2021.
The 12 participants have been: Hala Makhlouf, Hadeer Mahmoud, May Hussein, Mariam Hisham, Mohamed Hozyen, Peter Loza, Anas Kamal, Mohammad Kotb, Mahmoud Abu Zeid, Mohamed Osam, Mahmoud Nada and John Nasr.
The first workshop was held by Søren Pagter at Photopia in the fall 2019. The second workshop about portrait photography was held by Mads Greve at DEDI in November 2019. The third workshop with focus on writing for photojournalists was held by Gitte Luk at Photopia in january 2020.