The War Zone Freelance Exhibition gives an exclusive look into the work and world of freelance journalists covering wars and conflicts in the Middle East. The project is motivated by the desire to pay tribute and provoke debate on the important and consequential role freelance journalists play in bringing news out of conflict areas to the international public, often with little support, on their own expense and at extremely high risk.
After spending years working alongside other freelance colleagues, American photojournalist Osie Greenway, Danish writer and reporter Anne Alling, Dutch videographer and photojournalist Jeffry Ruigendijk, and German writer and photojournalist Benjamin Hiller, propose an exhibition that pulls people deep into the reporting process; educates on the people who have been affected by war in the Middle East region; and highlights both the struggles and triumphs of working independently in a high-stakes vocation.
On January 29, view the exhibit and then join the WZF team for a panel discussion on today’s freelancers and the future of the profession, with Jean-Paul Marthoz of the Committee to Protect Journalists, as well as a representative from Frontline Freelance Register.
WHEN: Thursday 28 and Friday 29 January 2016
The exhibition will be open 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM – no booking is required.
To attend the panel, BOOK HERE. The £5 ticket fee is a direct donation to the War Zone Freelance Exhibition.
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