Sunday, December 19, 2010

PFB End of Year Party

Zico House and Photo-Festivals invite you to Photo Forum Beirut End of Year Party on Tuesday 21st December 2010


**Celebrate with us our last session of the year!


We are thrilled to invite you to one night projection of slideshows to celebrate the end of the year with some of the photographers who have shown their work at Photo Forum Beirut this year.

Come along and have a drink with us while discovering or re-discovering talented photographers!

This special End of Year Session will take place at Zico House on Tuesday 21st December 2010 and will start at 21.00.


**Evening of slideshows by:


* Anastasia Taylor-Lind (PFB #1)

© Anastasia Taylor-Lind

Anastasia Taylor-Lind is a young English photojournalist who is part of the VII Photo Agency mentor program under the guidance of Ron Haviv. She is based in Damascus where she works for clients such as The Sunday Times Magazine, Marie Claire and GEO Germany.
Anastasia’s work has been exhibited internationally, in spaces such as The Frontline Club in London, Oude Kerk in Amsterdam and the Lodz Photo festival in Poland.
Anastasia has won a number of photography awards including The Guardian Photography prize in 2006. She recently won the Canon Young Photographer Award 2009 for the best photography project.


More about Anastasia Taylor-Lind's work on: www.anastasiataylorlind.com


* Lara Zankoul (PFB #1)


© Lara Zankoul


Lara Zankoul was born in 1987 in Lebanon, lived in KSA and came back to Lebanon when she was 17 years old.
She studied economics at Notre Dame University, where she took an introductory course to photography as a free elective. She bought her first camera in June 2009 and has been passionate about photography since then. She is currently working in the business field as a researcher. Lara started to work as a freelance photographer in December 2009. She is still exploring the photography world through her "365" project on Flickr.



*Nadim Bou Habib
(PFB #1 and Open Forum #2)

@Nadim Bou Habib

Nadim Bou Habib
is a Lebanese photographer based in Beirut, where he owns his own studio and works as a freelance photographer. He is mostly interesting in documentary photography. Ever since he was a child, he was fascinated by photography, led by his curiosity and sense of adventure. In 2007, he receives his BA in Photography from the Holy Spirit University of Kaslik in Lebanon for the project he did about a forgotten railway, built a century ago by the Ottomans, traveling between Syria, Jordan, Turkey and Iran, in a way to reveal its secrets..
His photographs have been published in different international magazines like Soura Magazine, Asian Geographic Passport and Alef Magazine and have been exhibited in the Byblos International Festival and USEK in Lebanon as well as the Aleppo International Photo Gathering in Syria
Nadim recently attended the Foundry Photojournalism Workshop in Istanbul where he was tutored by Ron Haviv. For his work there, he got the award of the most consistent and stubborn photographer.

* Elias Moubarak (PFB #2)

© Elias Moubarak

Elias Moubarak was born in 1985; since he was a little child he has been fascinated by moving images and pictures.
He studied Communication Arts at the Lebanese American University at Byblos. Since his graduation, he has a documentary project that he is working on. He took photography seriously a year ago when he bought his first DSLR camera. Elias likes to experiment even though he finds himself mostly among people and the stories they could share. Elias had an exhibition called Rust Never Sleeps at the Centre Culturel of Jbeil. He's interested in pursuing his studies and master in photography or photojournalism.

More about Elias' work on: Le Coeur a Droite

* Odette Makhlouf (PFB #3)


Lebanese Odette Makhlouf holds a diploma in cinema studies from the Universite Saint Esprit – Kaslik and a master’s degree in cinema and audio-visual studies from Paris 8 – France. Since then she has been working on different feature films and TV commercials.


*Jared Moossy (Open Forum #2)

© Jared Moossy, from the series "La Frontera"


Jared Moossy
is a Texan born documentary photographer based in Dallas, Texas. He is represented by Redux Pictures in New York City and is a member of Raz√≥n Collective. Jared graduated from Parsons School of Design in New York City in May 2008. His interest in photography goes hand in hand with his interest in current events and social issues. His professional career has mostly been focused on changing country of Afghanistan and the heightened tension of Mexico’s Internal war on Drugs.
Jared attended the Eddie Admas Workshop in 2008 and won the PDN Photo Annual and Marty Forcher fellowship fund in 2008. Jared was also awarded a place in PDN 30's emerging photographers in 2009. He has worked with and been published in Newsweek, Time, The Wall Street Journal, Stern, Magazine, Conde Nast Traveler, Die Ziet among others.

**Special present from Yasmina Reggad, 'Travelog' with:

Roubaye Korab (Lebanon)

Ivor Prickett (Ireland / Lebanon)

Poulomi Basu (India / UK)

Will Hartley (UK)

Versus Collective (Peru)

Breno Rotatori (Brazil)

Gohar Dashti (Iran)


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