Members of Noor, the photo collective that will observe its fifth anniversary at the Visa pour l’Image photojournalism festival in Perpignan, France, discuss their approach and practice.
The photographer-owned photo agency, Noor, was started on Sept. 6, 2007, at the Visa Pour l’image photojournalism festival in Perpignan, France. This week the photographers will return, commemorating their fifth anniversary with the unveiling of a new Web site and an 11-volume book project. The Noor members Alixandra Fazzina, Kadir van Lohuizen and Jon Lowenstein spoke with James Estrin
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