SUNDAY 10TH, 7PM CMU THEATRE
“Confessions of a Photo Activist”
Alam’s work has been shown at such galleries as the MOMA in New York, The Georges Pompidou Centre in Paris, The Tehran Museum of Contemporary Arts, the National Art Gallery in Malaysia and the Tate Modern in Britain.
In addition to being an active photographer Alam founded Drik Picture Library and Pathshala: South Asian Institute of Photography. He is also a director of the Chobi Mela International Festival of Photography and a jury member of numerous competitions including World Press Photo where he has been a judge on four occasions.
Grace Duran, Regional Images Officer for Greenpeace Southeast Asia
SATURDAY 9TH, 4PM, CMU THEATRE
“How Greenpeace uses photography effectively for change”
Hossein Farmani, Lucie Award Founder, Gallerist and collector
WEDNESDAY 13TH, 4:30 PM, CMU THEATRE
“10 years of Lucie”
Bring your best images or most recent project and our portfolio reviewers will give honest feedback and practical advice to take your documentary work to the next level. Reviewers will be a mix of professional photographers and photo editors. Reviews will take place at CMU Art Center the 10th and the 13th of February. Portfolio Reviews start at 500 THB for 30 mins or 900 THB for 1 hour. Register at DAA or at info stand at CMU Art Center during the festival.
This year’s team includes:
Hossein Farmani – is founder of more events than seems possible. They include The Lucie Awards / Foundation, The Palm Springs Photo Festival, PX3 (Prix de la Photographie Paris), The International Design Awards, The International Photography Awards and MOPLA, to name a few. Available on Thursday the 13th
Shahidul Alam – is a photographer and founder of Drik, Prachala, Chobi Mela & the majority world. He is also a frequent World Press Photo judge. (Reviews available in English, Bangla, Hindi and Urdu) Available on Sunday the 10th
Dirk Claus – 2001 – 2008 Head of photo department, stern online. Since 2008 Head of Asia photo desk, stern magazine JURYS Singapore International Photo Festival, Angkor Wat Photo Festival, Dali Photo Festival, Prix Pictet, FCC Thailand and more, LECTURES, WORKSHOPS AND PORTFOLIO REVIEWS Dalian Master Class, Perpignan Photo Festival, The Oriental Morning Post Shanghai, Singapore Photo Festival Available on Sunday the 10th
Manik Katyal – Editor in Chief of Emaho, a magazine of creative journalism & a judge for the 2012 Fotovisura grant (Reviews available in English & Hindi) Available on Thursday the 13th
Grace Duran – Regional Images Officer for Greenpeace Available on Thursday the 13th
CDAF will host a series of photo and film-related workshops throughout the festival at the DAA Center.
All workshops cost just 500 THB per 1/2 day session.
The workshops offered at CDAF ’13 are:
TBA. Monday, February 11th, 1-4 pm at CMU Art Center.
The Art of the Edit by Ryan Libre. Tuesday, February 12th, 1-4 pm at CMU Art Center.
All About Printing Your Photobook by Photographer Alberto Cosi & Photobook Publisher Jaffee Yee. Thursday, February 14th, 1-4 pm at CMU Art Center.