- Prix de la Photographie, Paris (Px3) 2013
Franco Pagetti’s series, “The Veils of Aleppo,” developed in Syria in early 2013, has won the Silver Medal in the Professional Press: War category of the 7th Annual Prix de la Photographie, Paris (Px3) Awards.
- OjodePez PhotoEspaña Human Values Award 2013
Laura El-Tantawy has been selected as a finalist in this years OjodePez PhotoEspaña Human Values Award, for her work Egypt: In the Shadow of the Pyramids. The award is given to a documentary project that highlights values such as solidarity, ethics and justice. The project will be published in the Fall issue of OjodePez magazine.
- Interview | Seamus Murphy on PBS
Photographer Seamus Murphy and writer Eliza Griswold discuss their joint project on the contemporary poetry of Afghanistan’s women and its reflection of Afghan life.
- Yale University Poynter Fellowship
Amanda Rivkin has been selected for the Poynter Fellowship in Journalism at Yale University which brings to its campus distinguished reporters, editors and others who have made important contributions to the media. Rivkin will present talks during the Fall 2013 semester on her work in Turkey and Azerbaijan.
- Interview | Tomas Van Houtryve on The Story
Tomas Van Houtryve discusses his ongoing work in North Korea and “the photos he took from the outside looking in” during an interview titled Photos From the Edge on radio show The Story with Dick Gordon.
- Artist Talk | National Geographic Live! with Anastasia Taylor-Lind
Anastasia Taylor-Lind presents and discusses her documentary work, which often focuses on the lives of women, in her talk “Mothers, Models and Fighters” at National Geographic Live! in Washington, D.C. in March 2013.
- Grand Press Photo 2013
Maciek Nabrdalik has been recognized with Second Prize in the Environment category of the 2013 Polish Grand Press Photo Awards for his story Homesick for Chernobyl.
- American Photography Awards 2013
VII photographers Ron Haviv and Ed Kashi, in addition to VII Mentor Program photographer Sim Chi Yin, have been recognized in this year’s American Photography awards.
- Documentary | Ron Haviv in The Art of War
“The Art of War,” the first episode of the Visual Angle series on Greek television channel EPT, takes a look at photographer Ron Haviv, his career covering conflict worldwide, and how he manages to transform photojournalism into art.
- ArchivoZine Spring 2013 Selection
VII Mentor Program photographer Amanda Rivkin’s project Tomorrow Belongs to Me has been selected for ArchivoZine Spring Issue No. 4: Social Issues Edition. Archivo is a Portuguese arts foundation which will also feature the work in their annual printed publication.
- PDN’s 30 New and Emerging Photographers to Watch 2013
VII Mentor Program photographer Sim Chi Yin has been recognized as one of PDN’s 30 New and Emerging Photographers to Watch in 2013.
- Exhibition | Noorderlicht International Photofestival
featuring Ed Kashi
September 1 – October 13, 2013
Groningen, The Netherlands
Now in it’s 20th year, the Dutch Noorderlicht International Photofestival, showcases the best in contemporary photography. The show features work by Ed Kashi as part of The Sweet and Sour Story of Sugar exhibition.
- BZ WBK Press Foto 2013
Maciek Nabrdalik has been recognized in two categories of the 2013 BZ WBK Press Foto, a contest open to Polish press photographers working in photojournalism.
- Screening | Snake
featuring Seamus Murphy
July 30, 2013, 7pm
New York, NY
The Culture Project’s Women Center Stage 2013 Festival in collaboration with Poetry Magazine and the Pulizer Center present the event I am the beggar of the world, exploring the work of journalist and poet Eliza Griswold and photographer/filmmaker Seamus Murphy about the poetry of Afghanistan’s women.
- Festival Photoreporter en Baie de Saint-Brieuc 2013
The festival has recognized the projects of Stefano De Luigi and Donald Weber for the award selection.