October 31, 2013
“Retracing the Superstorm via Instagram”
As part of the one year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, Ed Kashi spent the past two days retracing the steps he took to document the 2012 Superstorm while on assignment for Time magazine. Taking over the NBC News Instagram feed, Ed re-photographed the same locations at the same time one...
October 30, 2013
The Syrian Civil War has been raging since 2011, creating a refugee population of over 2 million. Fleeing their homes to escape the violence of war, these people have been seeking shelter in neighboring countries like Lebanon, Iraq, Jordan, and Turkey. Striving to create a stronger public connection with...
October 29, 2013
Life in Motion
In collaboration with the International Center of Photography (ICP), NGO Happy Families, presented “Life in Motion” in a 2012 exhibition. Ed Kashi (VII) led a group of 10 students from ICP and the Rodchenko Moscow School of Photography on an assignment to photograph the children at orphanages and rehabilitation centers...
October 29, 2013
One year ago today, Ed Kashi/VII set out to document the impending Hurricane Sandy, that would soon strike the east coast, leaving a wake of unmerciful death and destruction. Posting to TIME’s Instagram feed, Ed, along with other photographers created an up to the minute documentary feed of Hurricane...
October 28, 2013
Robert Capa at 100
Named ‘The Greatest War Photographer in the World’ by Picture Post in 1938, Robert Capa was an influential photojournalist of his time and to this day continues to cast a broad and deep shadow in the world of photography and particularly photojournalism. Capa’s photos from the Spanish Civil War...
October 24, 2013
Marking the one year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy’s New York City landfall, on October 29, 2013 an exhibition featuring images of the Superstorm will open at the Museum of the City of New York. The exhibit, Rising Waters: Photographs of Sandy will combine images from professional photographers and “everyday New...
October 23, 2013
FotoEvidence Book Award Exhibition
“FotoEvidence is founded to continue the tradition of using photography to draw attention to human rights violations, injustice, oppression and assaults on sovereignty or human dignity wherever they may occur.” Hosting an annual contest, the FotoEvidence Book Award, this organization recognizes a photo project each year that documents social injustice, creating...
October 23, 2013
Panel Discussion at PDN PhotoPlus Expo
Join Ed Kashi (VII), Glenn Ruga, Amy Yenkin, Ron Haviv, and Michelle Bogre for a panel discussion at this year’s PhotoPlus Expo. The event will take place this Friday, October 25th at 1:30pm at the Javits Center. Register online at www.photoplusexpo.com. Hope to see you there!
October 22, 2013
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC: The War for Nigeria
The November 2013 issue of National Geographic features a story written by James Verini with photographs by Ed Kashi (VII) illuminating the ethno-religious conflict that plagues Northern Nigeria today. Africa’s most populous country, Nigeria is plagued by ethno-religious violence, inciting intense fear amongst the population. Boko Haram is a terrorist group...
October 21, 2013
VII Panel Discussion at AbelCine
Join VII Photographers Jessica Dimmock, Ed Kashi, and Ron Haviv for a panel discussion on incorporating motion into photojournalism. “Beyond the Frame: Expanding the Language of Journalism Through Motion” will take place Tuesday October 22th at AbelCine in NYC. Accompanying the seminar will be live technology demos, networking and...