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April 22, 2010

BBC Documentary about Disappeared Libyan Dissident

My dear friend, the Libyan born novelist Hisham Matar, appears on this BBC documentary about the disappearance of his father. He hasn’t spoken or seen his father for two decades. Please listen to this fascinating radio piece. Free Jaballa Matar

April 21, 2010

Discerning Eyes Lecture in NYC April 20th

Life takes us around interesting turns. I was supposed to be in London this week for an opening of my exhibition on work from Madagascar but the volcano has grounded me in the US. Instead, I’ve been given this opportunity to join two colleagues, Yunghi Kim and Timothy Fadek,...

April 19, 2010

The Perfect Game Opens Tonight!

My brother-in-law wrote and directed a baseball movie that is opening tonight in select theaters across the country. It’s about a team of young ball players from Monterrey, Mexico and it’s based on a true story from 1957. Here’s a review from Roger Ebert Review of The Perfect Game...

April 16, 2010

Firestorm Film Getting Reviews Already

Share the News! The amazing, talented and dedicated Julie Winokur has just completed her newest film, 5 years in the making, about the Los Angeles Fire Department and the health care crisis effecting much of America. It will be premiering on PBS in California on May 16 and already...

April 16, 2010

Madagascar Work in London

Ed Kashi in conversation with Francis Hodgson and Mark Jacobs Wednesday 21 April, doors open at 6.00 pm, the talk will begin at 6.30 pm. Diemar/Noble Photography66-67 Wells Street, London W1T 3PY As part of the 2009 Prix Pictet Commission exhibition, Madagascar – A Land Out of Balance, photographer...

April 15, 2010

George Steinmetz in New Yorker, April 19th Edition

This week’s (April 19th edition) New Yorker magazine published an in-depth profile of my friend and colleague, George Steinmetz. The magazine sent staff reporter Lauren Collins to Algeria to travel with him for ten days last December as George was trying to finish up his twelve year project to...

April 14, 2010

Arles in Beijing on April 20th

For those of you who might be fortunate enough to find yourselves in Beijing on April 20th, go to this and check out Katerina Hess and Lara Day’s stimulating project…Human Negotiations

April 11, 2010

Sarah Sinclair Explores Video Game Screens

I met Sarah Sinclair briefly last week at the Palm Springs Photo Festival while reviewing portfolios. What intrigues me about her long exposure studies of video game screens is that the resulting images look like abstract expressionist paintings. Then when you understand the sources for her imagery, a whole...

April 08, 2010

Finally Some Truth from US Military about Reuters Employees in Iraq

New information was released today that confirms what many people feared about two Reuters journalists who were killed in a US bombing in Baghdad in 2007. Read on to learn more….Reuters Journalists Killed in Baghdad

April 06, 2010

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