FE 2015

Un progetto del Comune di Reggio nell'Emilia
Comune di Reggio Emilia – Città delle persone


Host is the section of the festival that includes a partnership with the main actors of international contemporary photography.

Host offers an exclusive opportunity to encounter and discover an internationally renowned agency through a calendar of activities and events in which participants can personally come into contact with some of the leading figures in contemporary photography.

Host is a project promoted by Fotografia Europea in collaboration with aBcM.

This year the guest agency is NOOR.


©Andrea Bruce/NOOR
© Sebastian Liste/NOOR

Noor workshop

The work of a photographer, from the preparation of a story, to research into the situations needed to tell it, the shoot and final editing.

Four photographers from NOOR agency will work with four groups of students in a three-day workshop, divided into three activities: theoretical introduction, photographic production, and editing.

Each NOOR photographer will lead a group of max six students through a daily programme of shooting, reviews, group critiques, mentoring and editing.

The photographs taken by the students of the workshops will be shown on Saturday 16th May during the NOOR Night and published on NOOR blog.


Workshop photographers: Andrea Bruce, Stanley GreeneSebastian ListeJon Lowenstein

Thursday 14th, Friday 15th, and Saturday 16th May
Università degli Studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia
via Allegri, 9 – Reggio Emilia

Rethinking the photo project – new possibilities and concepts

A workshop with the photographer Asim Rafiqui about how to create and project a series.
The one day workshop is open to 6 participants.


Saturday 16th may
Università degli Studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia
via Allegri, 9 – Reggio Emilia

©Asim Rafiqui / NOOR

©Alixandra Fazzina/NOOR

©Francesco Zizola/NOOR

NOOR LUNCH | Lunch d’auteur and portfolio review

Five   photographers from NOOR AGENCY will have lunch each with a group of 6-14 students, during it an informal chat on a specific theme suggested by the photographer will develope.
The lunch will take place at Ristorante Enoteca Il Pozzo. Lunch will be followed by a shared portfolio review.


Lunch photographers:


Saturday 16th May 12.30 am – 3.30 pm
Ristorante Enoteca Il Pozzo
Viale Antonio Allegri, 7 – Reggio Emilia


A NOOR journal on the changing planet, 2009 – 2015 is a long period project achieved by the photographers of NOOR agency about climactical changes . It has two sections: Consequences points out the terrible effects of climatic change, while Solutions identifies and tells about men who are trying to act against it.

The exhibition at Fotografia Europea Festival 2015, will show a selection of these pictures comprehending some never published before. Laura Serani will be the curator of the exhibition this year.

©Andrea Bruce / NOOR

©Yuri Kozyrev/NOOR

NOOR NIGHT | screening and debate

NOOR Agency and it’s photographers.
Lars Boering, Director of the World Press Photo, will moderate the event which will see 12 photographers NOOR protagonists of an evening of screenings and discussions.
The topic of discussion will be: Change: How to Achieve It.
Screenings of the works produced during the NOOR workshops.


Saturday 16th May 9.30 pm

Chiostri di San Pietro





NOOR LUNCH | 100 €


Application deadline: 5th May 2015


Candidates selected for NOOR WORKSHOP and NOOR LUNCH will receive an email confirmation