Photography Studies College (Melbourne) is proud to present Aliki Smith, Editor-in-Chief of She Shoots Film magazine, which is an independent publication dedicated to exploring life through the female gaze. The publication encourages, supports and draws attention to emerging and seasoned film photographers that make with a woman's eye. Based in Melbourne, Australia, Aliki Smith has been the editorRinRchief of She Shoots Film since its inception on the digital front in 2014. After a successful crowdfunding campaign in early 2017, she moved She Shoots Film into the print world. She has since published two issues of She Shoots Film (Self Portrait and MOTHER), with the third instalment
Topics: image makers seminar series
Monday 30 July 2018 6-7.30pm
Photography Studies College (Melbourne) is proud to present documentary photographer Isabella Moore for our 46th Image Makers Seminar!
Isabella Moore is an Australian/Peruvian documentary photographer based in Sydney, she independently researches and captures her own stories using both analogue and digital photo mediums. Her work has been featured in The New York Times, The Guardian UK, The Observer Magazine, Svenska Dagbladet, The Internationalist, YEN Magazine, Frankie, OYSTER, Dazed Digital and VICE. Isabella is interested in exploring her observations of contemporary Australian society, the way in which it is formed and how it continues to evolve. Commonly addressed themes are gender, identity and culture. Isabella was recentlyawarded a 'Highly Commended' for her finalist photograph 'Significance of Ceremony' in the Moran Prize, 2018.
This weekend saw the conclusion of the World Press Photo Awards 2018 held on 13-14 April at Westergasfabriek in Amsterdam.
The winning image of ‘the burning man’ (above) taken by Ronaldo Schemidt from Venezuela as part of a series of images documenting the Venezuela Crisis of 2017 was a popular choice. Ronaldo, who works for Agence France-Presse, is based in Mexico. During his presentation and panel discussion at WPP with his fellow Venezuela based AFP photographer Juan Barreto, he presented images of the lead up to the events documented in his winning image, and spoke of the risks to the photographer placed in an undeclared ‘civil war’. The victim suffered 70% burns to his body and remains alive and hidden in his home country.