99 SERIES AIDA MULUNEH

We hold the power to shift perceptions, to support ideas, and as witnesses of our generation, each photographer should find his or her purpose. I still stand by this statement, especially in a world where Instagram has become a validating point for emerging photographers. A modern metropolis dominated by monumental Stalinist architecture— the city of Minsk has always exerted an inexplicable charm on each of its visitors. I find that primary colors add strength to the messages I convey in each piece. For well over a decade, the distinctive voice and eye of Alec Soth have inspired photographers all over the world—discover his spare, poetic wisdom in this enlightening interview. The main thing that I have learned in the past few years through my participation in the various parts of the photography world has been the need for more diversity—not only in the production of images, but also in the overall industry.

For well over a decade, the distinctive voice and eye of Alec Soth have inspired photographers all over the world—discover his spare, poetic wisdom in this enlightening interview. In a sense, my ultimate goal is shifting the perceptions of Africa and contributing to diversifying the global photography industry. What do those colors, in particular, add to your work? The image was shot in a lake in Langano in Ethiopia. Can you expand on that? Photographer and teacher Elaine Mayes has made many, many photographs since the early s, but has rarely shown them in public. She talks about her work, her ideas about photography, and current projects in an audio interview.

The founder of the first international ada festival in East Africa and an artistic force herself explains her own daring use of primary colors while 9 upon us to help increase diversity in the photography world. In a series of collaborative self portraits, this photographer explores the complexities of how we label identity, from gender stereotypes to motherhood. The LensCulture Exposure Awards are now open for entries! Hence, what I have learnt is that in order to shift the lack of diversity, the foundation of this movement can only stem from establishing educational institutions not only in photography but also for media and communication.

A modern metropolis dominated by monumental Stalinist architecture— the city of Minsk has seties exerted an inexplicable charm on each of its visitors. The main thing that I have learned in the past few years through my participation in the various parts of the photography world has been the need for more diversity—not only in the production of images, but also in the overall industry.

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Beyond the extreme cold, the endless nights, the blinding snow—the Alaskan landscape holds profound subtleties and wondrous, beautiful visions waiting to be re discovered. It has been interesting to be confronted with the fact that the photo market is still male-dominated. Surreal, saturated imagery of the Ukrainian Revolution combined with archival materials and personal stories tell real stories of life during war today — a new, relevant photobook to savor.

Some photographers disagree with my passion for black and white, but I do believe that it is the foundation for photography students, because you must first understand light before you can explore other elements, such as color. With the current situation—not only in Africa but globally—the plight of black people resonates not as progress towards our human rights but a regression to a state of oppression. She talks about her work, her ideas about photography, and current projects in an audio interview.

As a photographer who started in the darkroom, my education in photography started in black and white. As the first and only international festival in East Africa, my goal remains the seriies What do you hope it communicates?

The image was shot in a lake in Langano in Ethiopia. The fact that many Africans are being sold into slavery from Libya and other points is deeply disturbing, mulunrh the lack of engagement by various leaders questions the progress of our humanity.

I find that primary colors add strength to the messages I convey in each piece.

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What inspired this shift in perspective? I work with primary colors because this is the beginning of my exploration into color. Did returning to your birthplace impact your photography?

What does it mean to you?

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What do those colors, in particular, add to your work? From the outside at least, it seems like your photography is strongly tied to place. See the Italian genius Michelangelo Antonioni and a few of his compatriots in this series of black-and-white portraits. The process was an exploration for me on the history of slavery and the number of people who perished on the shores of the past and also the present. The history of European cinema has been deeply marked by the warm-blooded influence of the Mediterranean.

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Finally, can you pick one of your photographs and walk us through it? I still stand by this statement, especially in a world where Instagram has become a validating point for emerging photographers. Discover 36 remarkable photographers weaving compelling narratives with photographs and words, ranging from documentary and imaginative storytelling to fiction.

Read on for her thoughts on the necessary steps we all have to take in order to shift the diversity in the photography world as well as her advice for emerging photographers—.

My advice to emerging photographers is to look at works by photographers from around the world, to understand the power of an image beyond its commercial application.

We hold the power to shift perceptions, to support ideas, and as witnesses of our generation, each photographer should find his or her purpose. Has your initial reason for founding the festival changed at all over time? For well over a decade, the distinctive voice and eye of Alec Soth have inspired photographers all over the world—discover his spare, poetic wisdom in this enlightening interview. Photographer and teacher Elaine Mayes has made many, many photographs since the early s, but serues rarely shown them in public.

Many years after her initial departure, Muluneh moved back to Ethiopia in Was this part of why you decided to found Addis Foto Fest?

As a practicing artist as well as a force in the photography world she is the founder and director of Addis Foto Fest as well as a sought-after juror, curator and educator Aida Muluneh has a unique perspective on the landscape of the medium today.

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