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MAX: storytelling through the camera of Antonio Cossa

Join us in this journey of discussing photography and journalism with Antonio Cossa!

2021-09-09 19:00:00+02:00

Project: MAX

Antonio Cossa is a documentary photographer. He is a storyteller of the stories which are hidden behind the numbers in the articles, behind the reportages on the TV about war or refugee camps, he is a person who speaks out loud for those, who often do not have a voice and are doomed for silence.

During the lecture:

  • Antonio Cossa will be showing the complete Documentary with commentary and storytelling starting from the Greek island of lesbos,Macedonia, Serbia, Hungary, Slovenia, Austria and Calais known as the Jungle + additional material from the refugees of war Mozambique and Bangladesh.
  • You will be able to ask questions about the specialty of photojournalism on each of the possible levels.
  • How it is developed in the Czech Republic and why Photojournalism is such a hot topic today.

This event is conducted within the project MAX, which has a goal to improve the public image of migrants in Europe by changing the narrative around the immigration discourse.
MAX is an AMIF funded project which aim is to change public attitudes towards migrants.

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Why free?

Because Youth Included is a non-profit organization that runs themed events for migrants to get to know, expand and make friends!

Antonio Cossa

YI lecturer

Documentary photographer

Antonio Cossa
YI lecturer
Documentary photographer

⎯ Has a background in documentary photography, literary journalism and film. ⎯ He has worked on the frontlines of the worst refugee crisis since the Second World War. ⎯ He has filmed Middle Eastern conflicts, including the war in Syria. ⎯ Documented the refugee journey from the Greek island of Lesvos, from Macedonia, Serbia, Hungary, Slovenia, the Austrian border and Calais, known as the "Jungle". ⎯ Covered the harrowing journey of Rohingya refugees fleeing the genocide in Miranmar.

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