[New Delhi] The Danish Siddiqui Foundation proudly announces its collaboration with the Jindal School of Journalism & Communication (JSJC) for “Journalism Tomorrow 4.0” an immersive two-day event set to take place on March 13-14, 2024, at the prestigious Jindal Global University.
This unique event is designed to provide an immersive experience for students and enthusiasts, delving into the realm of photojournalism. The comprehensive program encompasses a captivating photo exhibition titled “A World at War: Perspectives Through the Lens,” an inter-college photo contest titled “Portraits of a Nation,” an insightful talk series titled “In Focus: Witnessing War Through the Camera,” and an engaging workshop titled “Frame by Frame: Mastering the Art of Visual Storytelling.”
The highlight of the event, “A World at War: Perspectives Through the Lens” photo exhibition, will feature the impactful work of global photojournalists, offering a poignant glimpse into various conflict zones, including Libya, Palestine, Afghanistan, Ukraine, Iraq, and India. The exhibition aims to shed light on the theme of conflict and violence, inviting participants to explore and reflect on the powerful narratives captured through the lens.
“Portraits of a Nation” an inter-college photo contest, encourages students to showcase their talent and perspective, contributing to a collective visual representation of the nation. This competition’s esteemed panel of judges includes renowned Indian photojournalist Altaf Qadri, The Associated Press; Pulitzer-winning photojournalist Anushree Fadnavis from Reuters; and seasoned independent photojournalist Saumya Khandelwal.
“In Focus: Witnessing War Through the Camera” will feature a compelling talk series with industry experts, including well-known war photojournalist Rafiq Maqbool and Altaf Qadri from The Associated Press.
“Frame by Frame: Mastering the Art of Visual Storytelling” is an interactive workshop that will be conducted by Dinesh Krishnan, a veteran photo editor from The Hindu, aimed at equipping participants with the skills and knowledge necessary for effective visual storytelling in journalism.
“Journalism Tomorrow 4.0” aims to inspire and educate participants, fostering a deeper understanding of the significance of photojournalism in today’s world. The event seeks to ignite conversations and broaden perspectives on critical global issues by exploring the narratives within conflict zones.
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