OBC artist and Canadian photo-journalist Ed Ou will offer thoughts on personal life in the context of the pursuit of breaking news at the Annenberg Space for Photography’s Iris Nights Lecture Series. May 2nd will be a great day to be in L.A.!! For more details, click the photograph!
In addition to the POYi Award of Excellence, 2013, OBC photojournalist Dominic Nahr has been honoured with General News, 3rd Prize by World Press Photo for his photo from his series Fracture: South Sudan’s Independence, which was on view at OBC in September of 2012 (view exhibition here). For more details and to see the awarded image, follow this link.
OBC Artist Ed Ou won 1st Prize in the Young Reporter Award category, for his photographs of the Egyptian Revolution, at the Prix Bayeux-Calvados des correspondants de guerre. The Bayeux-Calvados war correspondents event pays tribute to journalists working in precarious conditions to create art and document world affairs. This award ceremony recognizes journalists around the world in print , radio, television and photography.
Michel Puech, of Le Journal de la Photographie, caught up with Ed Ou while in Amsterdam for the TEDFellows conference this summer. Read the interview here.
OBC artist and photojournalist Dominic Nahr‘s photographs from South Sudan have been included in an audio slideshow posted on The New Yorker earlier this week on South Sudan’s first year of independence. See the images and hear Jon Lee Anderson’s description of the landscape of the new country here.
Dominic Nahr’s photographs from South Sudan will be exhibited at his third solo exhibition Fracture at O’Born Contemporary from October 12 – November 10, 2012. Find more information about this exhibition on the exhibition page.