MARAL DEGHATI

Editor. Curator . Producer . Consultant

Project Management

World Press Photo Foundation (2017-2018)

For six decades, the World Press Photo Foundation has been working from its home in Amsterdam as a creative, independent, nonprofit organization. Initially a contest, WPP is now developing a global platform connecting professionals and audiences through trustworthy visual journalism and storytelling.

Education manager; managing and developing existing projects, restructuring a new department and bringing in new partners. Working with all departments to provide educational opportunities for both professionals and general public.

Joop Swart Masterclass 2017, 2018. International Diploma in Documentary Photography 2017, 2018. 30 Years, 30 Photos Memorial de Caen exhibition, 2018…

 

WARM Foundation (2013-present)

WARM (War Art Reporting Memory) is an international foundation headquartered in Sarajevo, with aims of becoming an international Centre of Archives and Memory of war and contemporary conflicts. A unique project in the world and in history, WARM Centre will be a space for exchange, research, knowledge and meeting between deeply complementary points of view.

This vast project of bringing together a multitude of works meditating on the concept of memories of contemporary conflict is related to the essential conclusion that the world today needs new places to share and integrate collective stories and knowledge.

Conferences: Cycle of conferences on contemporary conflicts at the Memorial de Caen (Afghanistan, Balkan route migrants, Central African Republic, Djihadism, Srebrenica, Ukraine)

Exhibitions:    Films: 

WARM Festival 2016, 2015, 2014

The annual WARM festival brings together professionals who work on conflict in times of peace in a city that remembers and bears the brunt of war. Challenging the status quo, thinking cross-culturally and questioning the fabrics of our professions have led to groundbreaking events of historical importance.

Agence France-Presse, AFP-Services

Editor and manager of reportage for AFP’s Commercial Photo Department. Deghati was one of the pillars of this department, monitoring and coordinating many missions as part of contracts among the most important of AFP (European Union, FAO, museums…).

 

National Geographic “Childhood Promise” Book, Blog, Documentary

National Geographic photographer Reza and his son, travel the Silk Road by train from Beijing to Paris.

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