Episodes
Dudley M. Brooks is based in Washington D.C, US and the deputy director of photography for The Washington Post. He is also the photo editor for The Washington Post Magazine. Proceeding this, Brooks was the director of photography and senior photo editor for the monthly magazine Ebony and its weekly sister periodical Jet - both published by Johnson Publishing Company in Chicago. These iconic publications chronicled the African American experience for over seven decades.  In addition to his...
Published 09/09/22
Published 09/09/22
Olfa Feki is an architect, curator and artistic director/founder of #Kerkennah visual art festival. She has contributed into the establishment of the new generation of photojournalists of the North African shores following the Arab spring. After founding the first visual art center in Tunisia, she decided to move out to extend her experience. From project manager of ‘Something Else Cairo biennale’, to regional representative of NOOR Images agency in Amsterdam. She also curated the second...
Published 08/26/22
Claudia Hinterseer is senior video producer at the award-winning South China Morning Post in Hong Kong. Before she worked as managing multimedia producer at China Daily Asia. Prior to pivoting from photography to video, she was photo editor at Dutch newspaper NRC Handelsblad. In 2007, she founded NOOR photo agency and served as its MD for seven years. Earlier in her career she set up photojournalistic educational programs around the globe for World Press Photo. She obtained an MA in Visual...
Published 08/12/22
Sarker Protick is a Visual Artist from Dhaka, Bangladesh. He is the recipient of Joop Swart Masterclass, Magnum Foun-dation Fund and the World Press Photo Award. His work has been shown in museums, galleries and festivals including Yokohama Triennale, Hamburg Triennale, Paris Photo, 4A Center of Contemporary Asian Art, RMIT Gallery, Singa-pore Art Week and more. Protick is represented by East Wing Gallery and is a faculty member at Pathshala-South Asian Media Institute and cocurator at Chobi...
Published 07/29/22
Joumana El Zein Khoury is the executive director of the World Press Photo Foundation. She has over 15 years of experience in international cultural exchange, developing programs and fostering new talent. She was previously the director of the Prince Claus Fund, an internationally renowned institution supporting culture under pressure, where she was crucial to strengthening fundraising capabilities. Joumana was the director of Lutfia Rabbani Foundation for Euro-Arab exchange, for which she...
Published 07/15/22
Maxim Dondyuk (b. 1983) is a Ukrainian visual artist working in the field of documentary photography. His practice integrates multiple mediums including photography, video, text, and archival material. Maxim’s works often explore issues relating to history, memory, conflict, and their consequences. He has been widely awarded numerous recognitions including Lucie Awards, the Prix Pictet Photography Prize, Magnum Photos ‘30 under 30’, the W. Eugene Smith Grant in Humanistic Photography. His...
Published 04/22/22
Sebastian H. Schroeder talks with Lars Lindemann (GEO) and Thomas Borberg (Politiken) about the first season of VISUAL MINDS. 
Published 10/12/21
James Estrin is a senior staff photographer for The New York Times. He is the founder of the Lens section, the Times’s photography column and its co-editor. He had been a freelance photographer contributing to several magazines. Estrin was part of a team that won a 2001 Pulitzer Prize. He is also the co-executive producer of the documentary film „Underfire: The Untold Story of Pfc. Tony Vaccaro“.
Published 09/26/21
Alessia Glaviano is based in Milan, Italy and the brand visual director of Vogue Italia and director of the Photo Vogue Festival. In 2011 she launched Photo Vogue, an innovative platform on which users can share their own photographs knowing they can rely on the curatorial supervision of professional photo editors. Besides the editorial activity, Glaviano holds lectures and conferences, e.g. at the University of Brighton, Central Saint Martins, IED, Bocconi University and the Milan...
Published 09/22/21
Ahmed Najm is an Iraq based editor and the managing director of Metrography Agency, the first and only photo agency in Iraq. Growing up during the civil war era, in the first seven years of his life, Najm and his family fled to Iran twice. He supervises photojournalists in various Iraqi communities and religions. He has also been training 15 women photojournalists, encouraging them to tell the stories that remain inaccessible to male photographers and is the organizer of the annual photo...
Published 09/17/21
Kathryn Cook is head of content for the International Committee of the Red Cross. She has more than a decade working as a photographer - first with the Associated Press in Latin America and then freelance working for international publications. At the ICRC her work there focuses on honing a distinct eye and voice to critical humanitarian issues through visual storytelling across digital and media platforms.
Published 09/10/21
Lekgetho Makola is currently the CEO of Javett Art Centre at the University of Pretoria in South Africa. He is the former Head of Market Photo Workshop in Johannesburg. Makola has been part of a number of diverse visual storytelling platforms and curatorial committees that included the Rencontres de Bamako in Mali, New York Times portfolio reviews and chairing the World Press Photo Awards General Jury 2020. Lekgetho Makola’s artistic philosophy is embedded in social justice and advocacy as an...
Published 09/03/21
Thomas Borberg is based in Copenhagen, Denmark and since June 2021 staff photographer at Politiken. For the past 11 years, Thomas has worked as Politiken’s photo editor-in-chief and as a visiting lecturer of photojournalism at photo festivals and universities around the world. He has also worked as photo editor for numerous book projects and as a jury member for national and international photo contests, including the 2016 World Press Photo Contest as a member of the Documentary and News jury...
Published 08/27/21
Bertan Selim is an Amsterdam based editor, curator and consultant in the arts, specialized in international grant-making in visual arts and photography. His work has centered on mentorship programmes in the Middle East and the Balkans. In 2014 he helped set up the Arab Documentary Photography Programme (ADPP). And since 2017 he regularly lectures at the photography department of the Royal Academy of Visual Arts in The Hague (KABK). Bertan currently works as head of programs at the Prince...
Published 08/20/21
Hannah Reyes Morales is a Filipina photographer and National Geographic Explorer whose work documents tenderness amidst adversity. Her photography, both visceral and intimate, takes a look at how resilience is embodied in daily life. Based in Manila, Reyes Morales’ work explores the universal themes of diaspora, survival, and the bonds that tie us together.
Published 08/13/21
Introducing the new podcast of the Hamburg Portfolio Review.
Published 08/11/21