Salwan Georges is a Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist for The Washington Post. In 2020, Salwan was awarded a Pulitzer Prize as part of a staff entry from The Washington Post covering climate change around the world. In 2021, he was named Photographer of The Year by Pictures of the Year International for covering a racial reckoning in Minneapolis, an unforgettable election across the U.S., and a deadly pandemic. His work has been published, exhibited worldwide and added to the Library of Congress.
Salwan's Upcoming Workshops
Open to All
Students of any skill and knowledge level.
Jun 27 - Jul 1, 2022
This workshop challenges students to examine the art of cohesive storytelling and narrative, and to work together to create a storyline rooted in personal connections and emotional content. The thrust of the workshop is to help students bring a unique personal voice to their work and take home a new way of seeing their images and the world of documentary photography. Each student works on an individual project, either an ongoing or existing body of work. Students develop skills to conceptualize, make and edit documentary narratives that evoke emotion, empathy and connection between subject and audience. With guidance, each photographer creates a visual narrative on one theme. Works-in-progress are reviewed and new work from individual assignments is discussed. Project ideas and execution are examined as well as obstacles and how to overcome them.