INVITATION TO A GUEST LECTURE TWO EMPIRES, TWO MENTALITIES - SAME BATTLEFIELD, 12 YEARS APART. A MEETING WITH DIMA GAVRYSH
29th October, Thursday, 13: 30-15:00, Room 0. 38. The lecture will cover a variety of topics: from working with the US Army and the role of mobile technology, to producing a book with one of Germany's top art publishers, and offer an intimate insight in the development of a complex personal photography project. Dima received his Master of Fine Arts degree with honors from the Rhode Island School of Design in 2012. He obtained his first degree in Kiev, Ukraine in 2000 as a Director of Photography in Motion Picture Imaging. Dima has worked as a documentary photographer since 1998. He collaborated with major publishers and news agencies such as Associated Press, Bloomberg News and Agence France-Presse. He has also worked on multiple projects around the globe, including collaborations with Doctors Without Borders and the United Nations Population Fund and numerous recent embeds with the US Army in Afghanistan. Dima's work has appeared in a variety of international publications, including New York Times, Stern, Paris Match and Time. Since 2009 Dima has been exploring the American war in Afghanistan through video installation, photography, appropriated imagery and data visualization.
Dima's first book "Inshallah" was published by Kehrer Verlag in June of 2015.