SEMINARII SI ALTE ACTIVITATI

OFFICIAL OPENING
THUESDAY MAY 30TH AT 1730
HOUSE OF LITERATURE / FISKETORGET
Official opening of the DOK17 exhibitions by Fredrikstad mayor Jon-Ivar Nygård. There will be open square exhibitions in Fredrikstad city centre from May 28 - June 11th, The Old Town and at the Hydrogenfabrikken. DOK17 is proud to present the final work by the workshop program Storycamp 2017, a workshop program for younger storytellers without any previous experience. Open for the general public.

LUISA DÖRR / VII
THURSDAY JUNE 8TH AT 1900
LECTURE - HOUSE OF LITERATURE
Luisa Dörr (b. 1988) has become known internationally in the last year. She was selected as one of twelve participants for the prestigious World Press Joop Swart Masterclass in 2016. She is a member of the photo agency VII’s mentor program.

JOAKIM ESKILDSEN
THURSDAY JUNE 8TH AT 2030
LECTURE -  HOUSE OF LITERATURE
Joakim Eskildsen (b. 1971) trained with the Royal Court photographer Mrs. Rigmor Mydtskov before attending the University of Art and Design in Helsinki, where he learned the craft of bookmaking with Jyrki Parantainen and Pentti Sammallahti. He is currently producing three photobook projects and exhibitions: American Realities, Cuban Evolution, and Home Works. Eskildsen lives and works in Berlin.

DAMON WINTER / THE NEW YORK TIMES
FRIDAY JUNE 9TH AT 1800
LECTURE - HOUSE OF LITERATURE
Damon Winter (b. 1971) has worked for numerous American publications, including Newsweek. Winter joined The New York Times in 2007 after three years as a staff photographer at The Los Angeles Times.

PETER VAN AGTMAEL / MAGNUM PHOTOS
FRIDAY JUNE 9TH AT 2000
LECTURE - HOUSE OF LITERATURE
Peter van Agtmael (b. 1981) is a member of the prestigious photo agency Magnum and is one of the world's most sought after photojournalists. He has just published his second book, Buzzing at the Sill, about the causal effects of America’s warfare abroad the last ten years.

CONVERSATION «TODAY´S AMERICA»
FRIDAY JUNE 9TH AT 2130
HOUSE OF LITERATURE
A conversation with american photographers Damon Winter and Peter van Agtmael about todays USA under the Donald Trump administration.

PORTFOLIO REVIEW
SATURDAY JUNE 10TH 1100- 1400
HOUSE OF LITERATURE
DOKfestivalen continue the successful portfolio review sessions at the House of Literature. To have your portfolio reviewed by international capacities within the photojournalism industry please check out this site for more information in the the near future.

CONVERSATION «THE PHOTOBOOK»
SATURDAY JUNE 10TH AT 1800
HOUSE OF LITERATURE
In a time when digital pictures dominate, printed books are still the preferred medium of many documentary photographers. What value does the photobook have today?

GLENNA GORDON
SATURDAY JUNE 10TH AT 1930
LECTURE - HOUSE OF LITERATURE
Glenna Gordon (b. 1981) is American and has worked for years in West Africa. She reports regularly from the region for, among others, The New York Times and Time Magazine. Gordon received a World Press Photo award, the world’s most prestigious photo competition, for her coverage of the kidnapped schoolgirls.

JONAS BENDIKSEN / MAGNUM PHOTOS
SATURDAY JUNE 10TH AT 2100
LECTURE - HOUSE OF LITERATURE
The Norwegian photographer Jonas Bendiksen (b.1977) started his career as a 19 year old learning the ropes of the industry at Magnums London office. After having worked there as an intern for a year, he went to Russia in order to become a photographer on his own. This journey led to his first book Satellites (Aperture 2006) and soon after his second book and multimedial project The Places We Live (Aperture 2008). Bendiksen became an official member of Magnum in 2004.