«It’s in our nature»- photojournalism workshops in Kathmandu

Photojournalism students and photographers from Bangladesh, Nepal and OsloMet have concluded a 6 week long training program in Nepal. Through workshops and field work the 24 students developed their skills in journalistic research, safety training, project development and photographic storytelling. The British Egyptian photographer Laura El-Tantawy  (lauraeltantawy.com) contributed as teacher in the workshops.

Participants and mentors

The participants have worked on stories dealing with freedom of expression, climate change, gender and social issues.  «It’s in our nature» is the main title for all the projects.

The students presented their work at the venue Yala Maya Kendra in Kathmandu and the projects will be published in a book and exhibited later in the spring.


The workshops are part of a long term cooperation between Pathshala South Asia Media Institute from Bangladesh (pathshalainstitute.org), photo.circle from Nepal (photocircle.com.np) and Photojournalism at Department of journalism and media studies at OsloMet.  

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