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LECTURE AT THE FACULTY OF CONTEMPORERY ARTS IN BELGRADE
November 7, 2023
As a guest of Assistant Professor Ms. Maja Vukadinovic, I gave a lecture on documentary photography to the students of the Faculty of Contemporary Arts within the course Media Practices and Documentarism.
INTERNATIONAL REPORTAGE AND MEDIA FESTIVAL – INTERFER GOLDEN NIKE 2021
October 16, 2023
Third prize for the photo story Romania’s dancing bears at the International Reportage and Media Festival – INTERFER Golden NIKE 2023. Footage of the award ceremony is available here.
FIRST PRIZE FOR PHOTOGRAPHY AT THE SHORT FILM AND PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION ‘LIFE OF MUSLIMS IN SERBIA’
June 08, 2023
My photo ‘Celebration of Saint George’s Day in Gora region’ won the First prize for Photography at the Short Film and Photography Competition ‘Life of Muslims in Serbia’, organized by the Iranian Cultural Center in Belgrade. The award was handed over by Mr. Amir Pourpezeshk, Cultural attaché of the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Belgrade in the premises of the Iranian Cultural Center.
MEMBERSHIP IN DIVERSIFY PHOTO COLLECTIVE
December 28, 2022
I was chosen as a Full Member of Diversify Photo, a collective of BIPOC and non-western photographers, editors, and visual producers from all over the world. Diversify Photo is aiming to break the predominantly colonial and patriarchal eye through which history and the mass media has seen and recorded the images of our time.
FINAL VII ACADEMY SEMINAR FOR DOCUMENTARY AND NARRATIVE PRACTICE TOOK PLACE IN BELGRADE
September 10, 2022
The final meeting of Sarajevo Seminar for Narrative and Documentary Practice 2022 was held in Belgrade’s Endžio HAB in early September. The workshop included lectures on multimedia production and editing and grant proposal writing held by Dr. Paul Lowe and Ziyah Gafic, and as well presentations of Serbian photographers Marko Drobnjakovic and Marko Risovic. The seminar ended with presentations of participant’s projects whose photo exhibition is due in early 2023.
INTERVIEW FOR “B92 PUTOVANJA” WEBSITE
July 05, 2022
I gave an interview (in Serbian) on photography and my past travel experiences for B92 putovanja, a specialized travel website.