Upcoming Workshops

VII offers a wide variety of dynamic and intensive educational experiences in different regions with a diverse group of photographers.
  • Outside Lies Magic
    June 21 – 24, 2018
    San Francisco

  • VII Summer School of Storytelling
    July 6 – 12, 2018
    Sarajevo, Bosnia

  • Oslo Diary
    September 10 – 15, 2018
    Oslo, Norway

  • VII Masterclass in Warsaw
    September 13 – March 17, 2019
    Warsaw

  • New York
    September 23 – 28, 2018
    New York City

  • Finding your Visual Voice
    October 15 – 19, 2018
    New York City

Between the Lines examines the over policed and under protected, life between us and them: examining police-community relations.

Congratulations to Carlos Javier Ortiz who is one of three recipients of the 2018 CatchLight Fellowship. In its second year, the CatchLight Fellowship continues to recognize photographers for their excellence in depicting visual stories of crucial issues — ideally motivating action for social change.

Carlos won for his project “Between the Lines” which looks at relations between the communities of Del Paso Heights and South Sacramento in California and the police. Learn more about his project and the fellowship in this article in the Washington Post.

Our March 2018 newsletter is out! Check out featured projects by Zackary Canepari, Jessica Dimmock, Stefano De Luigi and Nichole Sobecki, along with workshops, exhibitions and recent publications.

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Mother Jones recently published a piece with text by Julie Winokur and photos by Ed Kashi about immigrant detention in the United States.

Julie writes, “When asylum seekers arrive in the United States they face a harsh reality. The ones who aren’t illegally turned away at the border are often sequestered, shackled, and transported to a detention facility that resembles prison.”

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The Women of VII

Gender, sexual harassment and the #MeToo movement have sparked one of the most intense debates of recent years. How does the conversation move forward from here? What does it take for real change to happen?

The 7 women of VII — Anush Babajanyan, Linda Bournane Engelberth, Jessica Dimmock, Ilvy Njiokiktjien, Maggie Steber, Nichole Sobecki and Sara Terry — held a roundtable with a frank discussion about the issues facing women — and men — and our industry today. 

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Between the Lines examines the over policed and under protected, life between us and them: examining police-community relations.

Carlos Javier Ortiz has been shortlisted for the 2018 Catchlight Fellowship which “recognizes excellence in the novel use of photography to depict and bring awareness to challenging social issues.” His project “Between the Lines” examines the over policed and under protected, life between us and them: examining police-community relations. The Fellowship, which includes $30,000 awarded to each of three photographers, will be announced on April 2, 2018.

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Applications for Ron Haviv’s “Photojournalism And Responsible Storytelling In Today’s World” workshop in Milan must be submitted by April 9, 2018.

This intense, multi-session workshop will teach participants how to forge their own path as a photographer while still adhering to the highest standards of responsible journalism.

This workshop is part of the VII Tutor Program — a partnership with Officine Fotografiche Milano.

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Members

  • Anush Babajanyan
  • Zackary Canepari
  • Jessica Dimmock
  • Linda Bournane Engelberth
  • Danny Wilcox Frazier
  • Ziyah Gafic
  • Ashley Gilbertson
  • Ron Haviv
  • Ed Kashi
  • Maciek Nabrdalik
  • Ilvy Njiokiktjien
  • Carlos Javier Ortiz
  • Ruddy Roye
  • Nichole Sobecki
  • Tomas Van Houtryve

Emeritus

  • Jocelyn Bain Hogg
  • Philip Blenkinsop
  • Stefano De Luigi
  • Gary Knight
  • Antonin Kratochvil
  • Joachim Ladefoged
  • Paul Lowe
  • Christopher Morris
  • Seamus Murphy
  • Franco Pagetti
  • Daniel Schwartz
  • Maggie Steber
  • John Stanmeyer
  • Sara Terry
  • The Estate of Alexandra Boulat

Mentor Program

  • Ali Arkady
  • Leonardo Carrato
  • Sharon Castellanos
  • Fabiola Ferrero
  • Hector Guerrero
  • Christopher Lee
  • Esther Ruth Mbabazi
  • Valentina Sinis
  • Line Ørnes Søndergaard
  • Mathias Svold
  • Furkan Temir

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