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#ArtSetFree

“Now through December 2014, Arts Brookfield celebrates its 25th Anniversary through an interactive initiative, Art Set Free. Emerging, established and amateur artists are invited to submit original artworks in any genre, style and medium for digital display at Brookfield’s premier properties around the globe and on ArtsBrookfield25.com.” Join the...

February 28, 2014

February 27, 2014

2014 Alexia Foundation Grant Recipients Announced

Today the Alexia Foundation announced the recipients of the 2014 Grant competition. Sebastián Liste has received the $20,000 professional grant for his project “The New Culture of Violence in Latin America.” The grant will allow Sebastián to continue this project to raise awareness of the violent living situation in Latin American countries...

February 25, 2014

The Athens House of Photography

This summer, join Ed Kashi (VII) in Parga, Greece for a workshop with The Athens House of Photography. This four-day workshop, “New Frontiers in the Art of Visual Storytelling,” will consist of shooting days, review sessions, and a group critique…all in a beautiful coastal town rich in history along...

February 24, 2014

Book Launch Event: Gays in the Military

Vincent Cianni, photographer and Talking Eyes Media fiscal sponsee, is launching the publication of his book Gays in the Military (published by Daylight Books). Cianni’s Gays in the Military combines compelling photographs and interviews to create an important historical record of the struggles of gay and lesbian veterans and...

February 20, 2014

FotoEvidence Book Award 2014

It was announced today that the 2014 FotoEvidence Book Award will be awarded to Majid Saeedi for his work Afghanistan: Life in War. In the FotoEvidence press release his work is described as “an intimate, ironic, and luminous portrait of Afghan life in the midst of war. Life happens,...

February 19, 2014

CDC Plans for Research on CKDu Epidemic

The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) recently published an article on the upcoming research studies on the epidemic of Chronic Kidney Disease of unknown origin (CKDu) amongst Nicaragua’s cane workers. To learn more about the epidemic and help find a solution, support Ed Kashi’s “Island of Widows” campaign....

February 18, 2014

Doubleheader: PhotoPhilanthropy Workshops

On March 7, 2014, Ed Kashi (VII) will be teaching two mini workshops for PhotoPhilanthropy. This will take place at Kelly Cullen Community center in San Francisco, California. The first workshop, from 1:00pm – 2:30pm “Mobile Photography & Storytelling” will include panelists Richard Koci Hernandez, professor at UC Berkeley Graduate...

February 13, 2014

The True Cost of Sugar

On average, Americans consume 130 pounds of sugar every year. Where does all this sugar come from? Nicaragua exports 40% of their sugar to American consumers. Sugarcane workers spend long hours in the fields harvesting sugarcane for our consumption. Record numbers of these cane workers are dying every day...

February 11, 2014

Costa Rica Photography Expedition

VII Photo Agency is partnering with Rustic Pathways to create a series of Summer programs for high school to college age students with a passion for photography. VII has announced that renowned photojournalists Ed Kashi and Jessica Dimmock will be teaching a Rustic Pathways workshop in rural Costa Rica:...

February 06, 2014

A Voice for the Victims of CKDu

I have reached the midway point in my campaign “The Island of Widows” but still have a big hill to climb. I need your support to reach my goal of $19,000 to fund this important project. Every contribution gets us one step closer to finding a solution to Chronic...

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