Get involved into the project related to the specific photo/film storytelling theme in Mediterranean, travelling by boat in the Aegean sea -Greece

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  • Description

    Description

    My name is Bojan, freelance artist, working in co-responding activities: journalistic and art projects based on photography

    From 2016 I do a project in the Mediterranean sea and now in 2019

    I'm a Mediterranean native, recognised professional photographer,
    artist and journalist, sailing the Med since childhood. My experience with
    the methodology for a large- scale project comes from
    participation in many journalistic, artistic, editing and marketing projects and
    teams, as well as from my own projects.
    I started portraying the civilisations of the world’s large rivers (Nile, Ganges,
    Sepik in Papua New Guinea) and was published in prominent magazines and
    books. In 2010, I started a series of portraying works in the Mediterranean
    area, creating foundations for the present project. 

    I develop the idea of a special installation for self-portraits, a technique that I use now in the project. 
    My studio was developed during the last 10 years with extraordinary results.

    The interviews and portraits in the project are actually co-created by the
    inhabitants who will make self-portraits and tell their own story. This makes the
    project a group project with hundreds of participants who will also be listed as
    authors. Through 200 interviews with inhabitants on many of the 189 islands
    documented in photographs, video, and stories in a book, exhibitions and AV
    lectures creating connections and social networks.

    The project explores the Mediterranean islands’ identity and charisma, presents their potentials, patterns of survival, creativity and social tolerance.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Other
    Art project
    Help with Computers / internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    The project is already running and will allow to really get an experience in the realisation of a photographic and journalistic project, especially for a person with similar interests and fundamental knowledge. That can be unique !!

  • Help

    Help

    NOW from 23 June till 1 August :
    - filming and photography skills for documenting -making off
    - network, PR- communication activities (also, PATREON, FB, Instagram updating )
    - basic experience on the sailing boat
    - ( journalist research work)
    - (proofreading in English)
    (search: medland.life, APP available )
    AND from 1st of August fewer production activities and more network, PR- communication activities will be needed
    Your task will be to be involved by documenting with film and photography, by working on the making-off of the project.
    Communication& network: UPdating Patreon MED Land page, addressing matching projects, organisations and individuals… communicating through Facebook and Instagram could also be a part.
    It is important that you have some experience and basic skills on the sea (and sailing) to be active also on the way from island to island.
    Helping with contacts on the locations of the islands will also be part of it.

  • Languages spoken

    Languages spoken

    English

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    Cabin in the boat, for slipping, kitchen and toilet.
    Vegetarian meals will be provided on the boat!

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    I'm now in the Aegean side of Greece, on the island of Lesbo and the next destination is the island of Ikaria and after more South, Leros, Karpathos, Kreta, Peloponnese ..via Ionian islands to Adriatic to be on Hvar first days of September..
    You will be able to join me by ferry or by (cheap) flight from Athens!

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    One

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    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week



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