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In Conversation: Gary Knight

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Gary Knight is a veteran documentary photographer and co-founder of VII Photo, one of the leading photo agencies in the world today. His career began in 1988 in Southeast Asia. Since then, he has worked as a freelance photojournalist covering global conflicts, human rights and the impact of war on civilians. He has worked for many of the world’s leading print media in over 90 countries on every continent and has covered the wars in Cambodia, Burma, Kashmir, Afghanistan, Iraq, Bosnia, Congo and Israel-Palestine.

Knight is a co-founder of the VII Photo agency (in 2001), Angkor Photo Festival in Cambodia (in 2005), and founder of the Program for Narrative & Documentary Practice at Tufts University, USA (in 2010). Since 2008, he has worked on documentary and anthropological storytelling projects, and is now an experienced educator and engaged in capacity building efforts. In addition, he has authored a monograph, edited and published books, and incorporated diverse creative approaches and new technologies into his visual storytelling over the years.

In this public lecture, Gary will share his experiences as a freelance photojournalist through years of change in the global media industry and his insights acquired as a co-founder of VII Photo. Do not miss this opportunity to hear from an internationally recognised photojournalist right here in Singapore.


Learn more about the talk here.


Entry is by donation at the door. Please RSVP via Peatix to reserve your spot.

Please note that this public lecture is at the National Design Centre's auditorium - just a short walk down Middle Road from Objectifs.


Learn more about Gary Knight and VII Photo.


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Header image (c) Gary Knight

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  • The event description was updated. Diff 2016-12-02 07:25:49
Thu Dec 15, 2016
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM SGT
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