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It's more than a workshop.

The Media influences our lives, our views and our habits. Our media education hub provides training in media skills to newcomers, refugees and locals in an effort to create and shape new narratives together.

 

The class

STORYTELLING
Discover how to tell a story effectively and reflect upon how the things we say or what we choose not to say can affect other people’s lives. Explore different narrative techniques and also how various multimedia combinations can represent the facts and events of a story from the viewpoints of several actors.

PHOTOGRAPHY
They say a picture is worth a thousand words. We offer you the chance to explore different visual aesthetics and styles and we provide you with the tools to tell the important stories of the world in your own unique way.

FILM-MAKING
A beginner’s guide to capturing images in motion: all you need to know about how to use your camera, treat light & sound, edit your shots and create a story.

The class

STORYTELLING
Discover how to tell a story effectively and reflect upon how the things we say or what we choose not to say can affect other people’s lives. Explore different narrative techniques and also how various multimedia combinations can represent the facts and events of a story from the viewpoints of several actors.

PHOTOGRAPHY
They say a picture is worth a thousand words. We offer you the chance to explore different visual aesthetics and styles and we provide you with the tools to tell the important stories of the world in your own unique way.

FILM-MAKING
A beginner’s guide to capturing images in motion: all you need to know about how to use your camera, treat light & sound, edit your shots and create a story.

Our impact

so far

Students

Countries

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Recruited at Solomon

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Work in Media Industry

What students say

“LAB helped me to socialize and connect with people – with its many photo walks and workshops – this makes integration a success.”
Bunja

from Gambia

“For me, LAB was a turning point, a new direction towards photography – making it a constant activity in my everyday life.”
Konstantina

from Greece

“I really liked participating in the program because I learned how to improve my photographs and how to better use the camera.  I was treated with such love, we were a great group of friends.”
Ali

from Afghanistan

What students created

Migrant women in Greece

Migrant women in Greece

Our Solomon LAB student Noor Omran created this short video about the Melissa: Network of Migrant Women in Greece in order to raise awareness about the inclusion of refugee and migrant women in Athens.

Mohamed’s cave in Granada

Mohamed’s cave in Granada

Our Solomon LAB student Stavros Dimopoulos created this short video about Mohamed’s cave in Granada, Spain.

The history of Lycabettus Hill

The history of Lycabettus Hill

Our Solomon LAB student Elias Sharifi created this short video about the Lycabettus Hill in Athens by interviewing a tour guide who talks about the history of the Lycabettus.

Behind the Lines

Behind the Lines

Our Solomon LAB student Nancy Moraiti created this short video making the portrait of SIMEK, a visual artist based in Athens, Greece.

The Bed Factory

The Bed Factory

Our Solomon LAB student Clara Polistena created this video about the rising of Airbnb in Athens, Greece and its effects on the society. Her documentary was part of Ethnofest 2019.

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