Book launch

Next#03 Night

Friday 8 November 2013 – Friday 8 November 2013
Lab 111

Focusing on the next generation of photographers


Lab 111
Arie Biemondstraat 111
The Netherlands

World Press Photo invites you to come celebrate the talent of the Joop Swart Masterclass, toast to 20 years, mingle with industry experts and talk about the future of photography.

From 19.30

  • Next#03, a book presenting all the photo stories produced on this year’s theme of Hope, available

From 20.00

  • ‘Selling your blood, but not your soul: The moral & material hurdles of a career in photography’, a talk by Gary Knight, Canon ambassador and founder photographer of VII Photo Agency
  • Interviews with masters and participants
  • ‘The future of storytelling’, a presentation by Bjarke Myrthu, founder and CEO of Storyplanet

From 22.00

  • Participant photo showcase
  • Party until 2.00


About Joop Swart Masterclass
Since 1994, the Joop Swart Masterclass has brought together six industry masters and 12 young photographers from all over the world to share their work, knowledge and experience. The Joop Swart Masterclass is supported by Ammodo Foundation, Corbion and Canon, who provides all participants with a grant.


World Press Photo receives support from the Dutch Postcode Lottery and is sponsored worldwide by Canon.

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