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THREE Featured in April 2009 Issue of News Photographer

We are proud to announce that Ed’s new book, THREE, is featured in the April 2009 issue of News Photographer. The book will be available in late May. Also, please mark your calendar for July 16th, when Ed will premiere his new multimedia piece also called THREE, at the...

April 27, 2009

Nigeria Corruption Story on PBS FrontlineWorld Online

Please check out a new story on Frontline dealing with corruption and bribery in Nigeria. They have used a few of Ed’s photos to illustrate the project. This is an important issue in Nigeria and is one of the prevailing problems that holds this energetic and intelligent country from...

April 27, 2009

THREE – Cover Story in Visura Magazine

Ed’s upcoming book THREE is highlighted in the recent issue of Visura Magazine . This online visual arts publication encourages the freedom and participation of spotlighted artists. For a must-see preview of this compelling new book, click the link below! Ed Kashi in VM

April 17, 2009

Danielle Finds “Beauty in Disaster”

Danielle describes Curse of the Black Gold as “…a vivid written account……creates a deep understanding of the mental and social hurt the oil industry has caused this culture.” Combined with “…remarkable and breathtaking photographs…these two elements make it impossible to look away, to ignore, to be apathetic about the...

April 17, 2009

“Inner Wounds of War” Series Debut

In 2005, an explosion from an IED blasted through Ret. Sgt. Juan Arredondo’s vehicle while he was on patrol in Iraq. Suffering from the loss of a hand and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Juan’s return to civilian life and the challenges he and other vets face are explored in...

April 15, 2009

Welcome Conor to the Conversation

Conor chose “Forms of Resistance in the Niger Delta” as a title for his essay. He comments on the photograph above which “…depicts a ‘disgruntled employee’ confronting oil extraction head-on. An arm of the oil rig…tower over the man in his small boat. He is isolated in a seemingly...

April 15, 2009

Natasha Gains New Insights

Natasha probably speaks for many of us when she writes in her recently submitted essay, “Before reading Curse of the Black Gold, I knew very little about how the United States gets its oil, and I knew even less about the processes that happen in order for the oil...

April 15, 2009

“Sacred and Profane” – Essay by Sydney

Sydney chooses to begin an engaging essay with a quote from over 40 years ago: “Remember your seventy year-old grandmother who still farms before she eats; remember also your poverty-stricken people; remember too your petroleum which is being pumped out daily from your veins, and then fight for your...

April 15, 2009

Mayowa Provides a Very Personal Perspective

A first hand account relating to images from Curse, provides a unique insight into the lives of innocent Nigerian civilians. Mayowa: “…images that I felt very powerful, and really brought the message home of the lack of human rights within the Niger Delta…depicts a malicious military attack...

April 15, 2009

Student Contributions Continue with Adam

Thank you Adam Frye for joining your fellow U of M essayists. Your photographer’s eye provided some unique interpretations of images from Curse of the Black Gold. Adam: “…successfully share many ideas without the need for words. The canoe looks … same type that have been used in...

April 15, 2009

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