- Exhibition | I Dream of Congo: Narratives from The Great Lakes
featuring Lynsey Addario, Marcus Bleasdale and Ron Haviv
February 12 – 23, 2013
“I Dream of Congo: Narratives from The Great Lakes” is a unique exhibition combining words and images from renowned international creatives alongside a groundbreaking series of photographs taken by women in eastern Congo. In addition, The Frontline Club, Women for Women International, One Billion Rising, and Save the Congo will be hosting events intended to raise the profile of Congo and positively influence the debate around it.
- Exhibition | Congo/Women Portraits of War
featuring Lynsey Addario, Marcus Bleasdale, Ron Haviv and James Nachtwey
February 1 – February 28, 2013
McGaw Art Gallery
Illinois College, Jacksonville, IL
Congo/Women is an internationally touring photography exhibition and educational campaign that raises awareness of the widespread sexual violence facing women and girls in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), through photographs by Lynsey Addario, Marcus Bleasdale, Ron Haviv and James Nachtwey. For the month of February, The Leadership Program at Illinois College will host Congo/Women on its Jacksonville, Illinois, campus.
- Exhibition | Art or Evidence: The Power of Photojournalism
January 3 – March 10, 2013
Mandeville Gallery at Union College
Schenectady, New York
In collaboration with Union College the photographers of VII are participating in an exhibition that explores the power of photojournalism from the battlefield to the social and political spheres of
- Exhibition | Europe from War to Peace
featuring Ron Haviv
December 12, 2012 – November 26, 2013
Nobel Peace Center
An image from Ron Haviv’s series, “Blood and Honey,” about conflict in Yugoslavia and the suffering of the Balkan people, has been selected for display at the Nobel Peace Center in Norway as part of an exhibition titled, “Europe from War to Peace.” The exhibition will be on view through November 26, 2013.
- Screening | The Long Shadow of Incarceration’s Stigma
The Bronx Documentary Center will host a screening and panel discussion of “The Long Shadow of Incarceration’s Stigma,” a short documentary film created by VII in partnership with the Think Outside the Cell Foundation on the experience of reentry into society in the United States after prison.
- Prix de la Photographie 2012
Ron Haviv and Franco Pagetti are among the photographers recognized at this year’s Prix de la Photographie.
- Prix de la Photographie, Paris (Px3) Awards
Ron Haviv has been recognized as a Gold Medallist in the Prix de la Photography, Paris (Px3) Awards for his work, “Glimpses of the Fall of Tripoli,” from Libya in 2011.
- VII Announces Partnership with Think Outside the Cell Foundation
VII Photo Agency announces a new partnership with Think Outside the Cell Foundation to launch a documentary project addressing the stigma of incarceration in the United States.
VII photographers Jessica Dimmock, Ashley Gilbertson, Ron Haviv and Ed Kashi are collaborating as a team shadowing the subjects day-to-day as they deal with the challenges of reintegrating into society.
- Kickstarter | The Bosnia Book Project. Bosnia 1992 – 1995
In September 2011, Gary Knight assembled a group of photographers and writers, who had covered the war in Bosnia and conceptualized a book about the war to commemorate the beginning of the conflict and to re-engage with the country. The idea was 15 years in the making.
- Photojournalism Today | Maine Media Workshop with Ron Haviv
August 11 – August 17, 2013
Fee: $1495 USD
In this Maine Media Workshop, Haviv helps participants better their imagery through portfolio reviews, assignments and editing sessions, and by embracing a multi-faceted approach to photojournalism, from developing a personal sensitivity to working in the field to getting work seen.
- HOST at Fotografia Europea 2013 | Workshops and Screenings with VII
with the photographers of VII
May 3-4, 2013
Fotografia Europea 2013
Reggio Emilia, Italy
The Municipality of Reggio Emilia, in partnership with aBcM, have invited the photographers of VII to participate in HOST, a new section of the photo festival Fotografia Europea 2013 which will launch a series of VII workshops and events in Reggio Emilia, Italy.
- Artist Talk | Ron Haviv at PhotoFest Queretaro 2013
April 19, 2013, 5-6pm
Ron Haviv will give a presentation about his work in conjunction with the i.conography exhibition at PhotoFest Queretaro 2013.
- Panel Discussion | The Long Shadow of Incarceration’s Stigma
featuring Ed Kashi, Jessica Dimmock, Ron Haviv, and Ashley Gilbertson
January 30, 2013, 5 – 6:30 pm
Queens Central Library, Lower Level Auditorium
89-11 Merrick Boulevard
Life Light Street Productions and Queens Central Library will present a screening of “The Long Shadow of Incarceration’s Stigma,” followed by a panel discussion including the film’s photographers: Ed Kashi, Jessica Dimmock, Ron Haviv and Ashley Gilbertson. The documentary was produced in collaboration with the Think Outside the Cell Foundation.
- Seven from VII Workshops | Oslo Foto Fest
featuring Anastasia Taylor-Lind, John Stanmeyer, Venetia Dearden, Donald Weber, Gary Knight, Ron Haviv, and Ed Kashi.
November 1 – 3, 2012
Seven members of VII are collaborating with DokFoto and Bilder Nordic, Oslo’s premier photo school, to present this series of three-day workshops during the 2012 Oslo Foto Fest. The workshops will be accompanied by public lectures each evening with themes including multimedia storytelling, managing personal projects, working intimately with subjects and photojournalism field craft.
- Seminar | Making the media work for you
May 22, 2012, 9am
Fee: £40 (£30 concession)
Royal Institution of Great Britain
Frontline Club, Photo Week 2012
Join more than 15 photojournalists from VII Photo for a half-day seminar on photojournalism at the Royal Institution of Great Britain. The seminar, sponsored by Canon, will be split into three panel discussions with opportunities to ask questions and learn more about the work of VII and the state of modern photojournalism.