Tag: Benedicte Kurzen

Benedicte Kurzen’s Photos of Conflict in Restive Nigeria

Benedicte Kurzen, a French photographer who has been based in Johannesburg since 2005, came to Nigeria last year with a Pulitzer Center grant and a sense of the roiling tensions there: long-seeded resentments, rooted in the breathtaking disparity of wealth, widespread corruption and a pervasive, implacable fear.

Link:
http://trentnelson.net/x/2n

Four women want to give a face to Congo rape victims | Emphas.is Blog

Sarah Elliott, Benedicte Kurzen, Ying Ang, and Agnes Dherbeys have in common that they are all young, women and photojournalists. Two of them, Elliott and Kurzen, are based in Africa, in Nairobi and Johannesburg respectively. The two others, Ang and Dherbeys, have never been there. Yet all four of them have come together around an ambitious project to remind the world about the horrors of systematic rape in Eastern Congo.

Link:
http://blog.emphas.is/2011/01/four-women-want-to-give-a-face-to-congo-rape-victims/

New Group Unites Six Women Photojournalists

From PDN:

With the guidance of photographer Gary Knight of the VII agency, the six women have formed a new group called EVE Photographers to create and promote social documentary photojournalism. They will collaborate on projects and post their best work on a group web site.

The photographers are Marizilda Cruppe (in Brazil), Agnès Dherbeys (Thailand), Bénédicte Kurzen (South Africa), Justyna Mielnikiewicz (Georgia), Lourdes Segade (Spain) and Newsha Tavakolian (Iran).

Here.