Exhibition Three World Views

20. 10. 2020 - 20. 1. 2021

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Otevírací doba:
pondělí: ZAVŘENO
úterý - pátek: 11 – 18
sobota - neděle: 10 – 18

80 Kč / 40 Kč (snížené vstupné)

Seydlerova 2835/4
Praha 5 (Nové Butovice)
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Joe Klamár / Chris McGrath / Nicole Tung

Three reportage photographers, three continents, three reportage views of world events.

Photo: Chris McGrath

Joe Klamar emigrated to Canada via Austria in 1987 during a trip to Yugoslavia. For the first few years in Toronto and Medicine Hat in Alberta. In the early 1990s, he chose to study Photography and Art at Medicine Hat College. He began working with the local paper, Medicine Hat News, and the Canadian Press agency during his studies. He later worked for the Winnipeg Sun, a Slovak news agency and Reuters. He is Agence France-Presse’s principal photographer for the Central Europe region. In 2009, he won the Czech Press Photo’s main prize for his photograph of Barack Obama in Prague.

Chris McGrath started his photography career at a regional newspaper in Queensland, Australia. After completing his newspaper cadetship and a diploma in photography, he joined Getty Images as a staff photographer based in Sydney. He has been on staff with Getty Images for the past twenty years and has been based out of their New York, Singapore and Tokyo offices. Over the years he has covered major news stories and sports events including, the South East Asia Tsunami, the Tohoku Tsunami, The Battle for Mosul, the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan, the election of Barack Obama, the fight against ISIS in Syria, five Summer Olympic games, the Superbowl and the FIFA World Cup. In 2015 he relocated to work out of the Getty Images Istanbul office, where he is currently based covering Turkey and the Middle East.

Nicole Tung is a freelance photojournalist. She graduated from New York University, double majoring in history and journalism, and freelances for international publications and NGOs, working primarily in the Middle East and Asia. After covering the conflicts in Libya and Syria extensively from 2011, focusing on the plight of civilians, she spent 2014 documenting the lives of Native American war veterans in the US, as well as former child soldiers in the DR Congo, the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, and the refugee crisis in Europe. She is also a grantee of the IWMF Grant for Women’s Stories, and a fellow of the IWMF Great Lakes Reporting Initiative (D.R. Congo, Central African Republic). She has received multiple awards for her work from the International Photo Awards, Society of Professional Journalists, PX3, and was named PDN's 30 Under 30 Emerging Photographers (2013), among others. Nicole was given the honorable mention for the IWMF 2017 Anja Niedringhaus Awards, and awarded the 2018 James Foley Award for Conflict Reporting from the Online News Association. Her work has been exhibited + screened at the Annenberg Space for Photography, Tropenmuseum Amsterdam, Visa Pour l'Image, and most recently at the Bayeux Calvados-Normandy award for war correspondents in France (2019), with Save the Children in Hong Kong (2019), and at the Foreign Correspondents' Club in Hong Kong (2020).

Basic information:
Exhibition Three World Views
Duration: 20. 10. - 20. 1. 2021
Place: Czech Photo Centre (Seydlerova 2835/4, 158 00, Praha 5)
Entrance fee: 80 CZK / 40 CZK

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