Congratulations to VII’s Ed Kashi, winner of one of the top international photographers awards at the 14th annual Pingyao International Photography Festival (PIP).
On September 20, VII photographer Sim Chi Yin hosted a “Meet VII” talk at the festival, which included a Q&A, a presentation of VII’s work and a video interview with Ed Kashi. On September 21, Chi Yin and Jim Dooley of Alexia Foundation gave a floor talk on Ed’s major solo exhibition at the festival.
PIP is China’s oldest and largest photo festival.
Today the partnership between Blink and VII has been announced. Blink is “a real-time location platform for media companies to build and manage a global network of media professionals on location when and where they need them.” At the forefront of innovative networking for media professionals, Blink’s mission is to “revolutionize the way media companies find, manage and hire their teams.”
VII is the first agency to take advantage of Blink’s great new features including:
– Logos and agency names on Blink’s map and profile pages
– Custom Blink maps for websites
“Blink harnesses the power of real-time location updates from top media professionals on the move around the world. These users update their location, send and receive instant messages and connect with colleagues, companies and friends using our mobile app. Our website is a powerful search tool for media companies to build a network and maintain relationships with professionals around the world.”
Want to connect with the VII photographers? Log onto Blink and search VII or check out the Blink map at the bottom of VII’s website.
Dear friends of VII,
We hope you will join us in saying congratulations and bid a fond farewell to Amy Connors. After managing VII’s website, archive and sales this past year, Amy moves on to the New Yorker, where she will be working on digital and special projects production. We are incredibly proud of Amy as she moves forward in her life and career, working with the great team there.
VII is now pleased to announce that Giana Choroszewski will be taking the reins as the agency’s Operations Manager. Giana joins us from SheKnows.com where she worked as the Photo Editor for the past six years. If you have not already been introduced to Giana, please feel free to reach out to her with any questions you may have, or any projects that you’d like to discuss, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Congratulations, Amy and welcome, Giana!
VII is proud to partner with Reporters Without Borders to produce the latest volume of “100 Photos for Press Freedom.” The collection, which will be published May 7, 2014, takes readers from Afghanistan to Russia and North Korea through work by the photographers of VII, and is enhanced with previously unpublished pieces by French writer Philippe Labro, the legendary US investigative reporter Seymour Hersh and the Australian editor-in-chief of WikiLeaks, Julian Assange, writing from his refuge in the Ecuadorian embassy in London. All proceeds from the sales of this book support Reporters Without Borders.
An English-language App version of the book has been released internationally in the Apple Store.
Read the full press release »