Victor Caivano

Photojournalism, where are we, and where we are going?

After years and years of listening that the end of paper, negatives and to the decisive moment is coming, here we are stubbornly taking pictures. But what comes next? Changes happen faster than we can adapt to them. What do we do while traditional media sinks or transforms? Where do we go? How shall we adapt to the new narratives? During this workshop-seminar Victor and the students will seek together the axioms of modern photojournalism reviewing the works of several current coverages, discussing the meaning of what we do at every step, and discussing the role of the photojournalist in the new complex and rich media scene.

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Victor R. Caivano (Buenos Aires, 1974) studied Communication at the Buenos Aires University, as well as Journalism specializing in Photojournalism at the University of Austin Texas, EE.UU.

He started his personal experience at the Daily Texan (40,000 circulation copies universitary journal) and the Ventura County Star in California. In 1997 he started to work with Associated Press in Dallas, Texas. Between 1998 and 2003 Victor was a photographic correspondent for the AP in Miami, Tegucigalpa and Mexico City. From 2004 and 2008 he was Photographic Chief in Brazil. After this he assumed the same charge in different countries like Spain and Portugal until the end of 2011, year in which Victor retook his full-time ohotograohic career at Rio de Janeiro.

Limited to 20 participants.

Cost: 50 USD

Days: Sunday 10 April 10 to 4 pm.

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