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January 30, 2014

Human Trafficking and Torture in Sinai

“While violence in Egypt makes headlines, in the Sinai Peninsula Bedouins torture thousands of African migrants, exacting millions in ransom. The world looks on and does nothing.” Writer and journalist, Michael Obert, writes of the human rights issues plaguing Sinai in his reportage “In the Realm of Death.” African...

January 29, 2014

Behind the Scenes of “Syria’s Lost Generation”

“What happens when the whole fabric of a society is blown apart, frayed not only at its edges but threatened at its very heart?” Ed Kashi (VII) recounts his personal experiences documenting the plight of Syrian refugee children in a guest blog entry on the National Geographic’s PROOF blog today....

January 28, 2014

NY Times Lens Blog: “Making Pictures, Finding Solutions in Nicaragua”

Featured today on the New York Times Lens Blog, David Gonzalez writes about Nicaragua’s kidney disease crisis that is the subject of Ed Kashi’s documentary project, Island of Widows. A gallery of images by Ed Kashi (VII) from the Nicaragua project is coupled with text on the situation and quotes...

January 23, 2014

“Syria’s Lost Generation” Featured in TIME

Since the Syrian civil war broke out in March 2011, the chaotic violence has left more than 2 million people displaced; over half of them are children. Ed Kashi (VII) and Talking Eyes Media recently collaborated with the International Medical Corps to illustrate the declining state of mental health...

January 22, 2014

Registration Deadline Approaching!

There are only a few seats left for Ed Kashi’s (VII) weekend workshop in Mill Valley, California. Ed will be teaching at The ImageFlow on the weekend of February 1-2, 2014. This two day workshop will highlight many different aspects of photojournalism and documentary photography catered to improve each...

January 21, 2014

We Will Miss You, Kristin!

At the end of 2013, Kristin Reimer, our studio manager of nine years, moved upwards and onwards to focus her attention on her personal work and to grow her award-winning photography business, Photomuse. We are deeply thankful to have had Kristin’s many dedicated years helping our team learn and grow. THANK YOU,...

January 09, 2014

“Island of Widows”

With an average lifespan of 49 years, Nicaraguan sugarcane workers are struggling against an epidemic of Chronic Kidney Disease of Unknown origin (CKDu). The town Chichigalpa, often called the “Island of Widows,” marks a ground zero for this deadly disease where nearly 1-in-3 men, mostly cane workers, are in...

January 07, 2014

Featured Story: Syrian Refugees

Syria has been a nation in upheaval since the civil war began in March 2011. The unyielding violence has left more than 2 million people displaced, fleeing to safety in the neighboring countries of Turkey, Iraq, Jordan and Lebanon. The chaotic effects of the war have given rise to...

January 03, 2014

NY PhotoGroup Salon – Presentation

Ed Kashi (VII) will be presenting New Frontiers of Visual Storytelling at the NY PhotoGroup Salon’s monthly meeting Thurdsay, January 16, 2014 at 6:30pm. The meeting will take place at the School of Visual Arts (SVA) in Room 418-F. SVA is located at 136 W 21 St, New York,...