October 30, 2014
VII has launched its second edition of the #VIIFLASHSALE this week! This round there are beautiful images by Ron Haviv, Jocelyn Bain Hogg, Sim Chi Yin, Maciek Nabrdalik, Marcus Bleasdale, Donald Weber, and Stefano De Lugi. Don't miss out - limited time only!
October 29, 2014
Bring It Featured on TakePart!
Democracy was founded on robust dialogue, but somewhere along the line, politics replaced sex as the one thing in America we don't discuss in mixed company—even among friends and family. The Talking Eyes Media's project, Bring It To The Table, continues to re-ignite these conversations.
October 28, 2014
Human Rights Watch: Palliative Care In Mexico
In May 2014, HRW successfully completed a Kick Starter Campaign to fund the creation of a video to raise awareness about the lack of availability of palliative care in Mexico. HRW's Diederik Lohman teamed up with photojournalist and filmmaker Ed Kashi (VII) to make this video happen.
October 23, 2014
The Migrant Worker As A Commodity
Award-winning documentary and commercial photographer David Goldman has launched a crowd-funding campaign to fund a photo/video project "documenting how the commoditization of the sugar industry has adversely affected the Indian migrant worker."
October 18, 2014
Interview with The Rights Exposure Project
Read an interview with Ed Kashi was featured on The Rights Exposure Project's blog in a new segment called Three Strikes. "Three Strikes is to be a regular feature where we corner practitioners and activists to ask them three questions about the use of visual media for good. To...
October 17, 2014
The Homecoming Project on #TIMEVets
TIME has launched a new online platform #TIMEVets dedicated to veterans' issues. Photographers with The Homecoming Project (THCP) helped kick off this new website. THCP photographers, including Ed Kashi, featured in "12 Portraits that Illustrate the Pain and Joy of Returning to Civilian Life."
October 16, 2014
“California: Paradise Burning” at Half King
Join Ed Kashi and Matt Black for a screening of their film "California: Paradise Burning" at the opening reception of Matt Black's exhibition, The Dry Land at The Half King on November 11, 2014. "The Dry Land documents, in beautiful and stark pictures, the agricultural effects of the drought...
October 14, 2014
CALL FOR ENTRIES: 2014 Activist Awards
Calling all photographers who have collaborated with nonprofits! PhotoPhilanthropy's 2014 Activist Awards call for entries is now open! Photographers will be awarded in two categories: Professional: with a $15,000 Grand Prize & Emerging: with a $5,000 Grand Prize. Submit your work now through December 3rd.
October 07, 2014
Collapsar – Phyllis Dooney
Phyllis B. Dooney's captivating series titled Collapsar was recently featured on Prison Photography. Dooney's photographs tell the story of formerly incarcerated man D'Juan Collins as he reestablishes his place in society and as a father.
October 06, 2014
Today on IndieGogo, Marc Asnin's crowdfunding campaign for Final Words has launched! Please join in taking a stand against the death penalty. Together we can implement change and make a difference. In conjunction with the campaign launch, this important project was featured today on the New York Times Lens...