IN CONVERSATION: GARY KNIGHT
A public lecture by photojournalist and VII Photo cofounder Gary Knight
Thursday 15 December 2016, 7pm to 8.30pm
Auditorium, National Design Centre
111 Middle Road
The National Design Centre is just a short walk down Middle Road from Objectifs. Directions here.
Admission: Entry by donation at the door (Pre-registration required, register here: http://garyknight.peatix.com)
Gary Knight is a veteran documentary photographer and co-founder of VII Photo, one of the leading photo agencies in the world today. His career began in 1988 in Southeast Asia. Since then, he has worked as a freelance photojournalist covering global conflicts, human rights and the impact of war on civilians. He has worked for many of the world’s leading print media in over 90 countries on every continent and has covered the wars in Cambodia, Burma, Kashmir, Afghanistan, Iraq, Bosnia, Congo and Israel-Palestine.
Knight is a co-founder of the VII Photo agency (in 2001), Angkor Photo Festival in Cambodia (in 2005), and founder of the Program for Narrative & Documentary Practice at Tufts University, USA (in 2010). Since 2008, he has worked on documentary and anthropological storytelling projects, and is now an experienced educator and engaged in capacity building efforts. In addition, he has authored a monograph, edited and published books, and incorporated diverse creative approaches and new technologies into his visual storytelling over the years.
In this public lecture, Gary will share his experiences as a freelance photojournalist through years of change in the global media industry and his insights acquired as a co-founder of VII Photo. Do not miss this opportunity to hear from an internationally recognised photojournalist right here in Singapore.
RSVP via Peatix to reserve your spot. Entry is by donation at the door.
Image credit: Gary Knight / VII Photo