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...
October 01, 2014
Healthcare in the US: Money, Morality & Mandates
In conjunction with the Westheimer Peace Symposium, "Healthcare in the US: Money, Morality & Mandates," Ed Kashi (VII) and Julie Winokur of Talking Eyes Media, will be involved in a series of events at Wilmington College October 13 & 14, 2014. Ed will be exhibiting a selection of...
September 30, 2014
ICP & Climate Change
As part of the International Center of Photography’s Fall 2014 Programming series, ICP Talks: Climate Change, Ron Haviv (VII) took part in the first panel Photography and the Environment 1: The Concerned Photographer yesterday. Haviv is also kicking off the ICP Instagram campaign on climate change by posting images...
September 25, 2014
Ed Kashi & VII at Pingyao
Ed Kashi (VII), was the winner of one of the top international photographers awards at the 14th annual Pingyao International Photography Festival (PIP) where he exhibited a show curated from three recent bodies of work. On September 20, VII photographer Sim Chi Yin hosted a “Meet VII” talk at...
September 23, 2014
SPECIAL EDITION: Barricade Book
For a limited time there is a pre-sale special edition of Barricade by Donald Weber (VII) and Arthur Bondar (VII Mentor) available for order. This special edition includes the Barricade book, an 8x12" archival print, “Golden Bread” magnet from Maidan, and Ukrainian national colored ribbon, all packaged in a...
September 22, 2014
California: Paradise Burning
Featured today on the New Yorker a collaborative film, "California: Paradise Burning" by Ed Kashi (VII) and Matt Black gives a deeper and personal look at the severe drought in California. Black and Kashi recently connected with the farmers and shepherds of the Central Valley, documenting their ongoing struggles...
September 16, 2014
Life In Motion Kilimanjaro
The Happy Families International Center, Inc. is hosting a photographic exhibition and reception showcasing images that capture every step of Sasha D'Jamoos and Alex Pohilko, two young men on prostheses, as they lead a team of climbers to conquer the tallest mountain in Africa in 2012 and 2014. The...
September 11, 2014
Announcing VII’s New Operations Manager
VII is now pleased to announce that Giana Choroszewski will be taking the reigns as the agency’s Operations Manager. Giana joins us from SheKnows.com where she worked as the Photo Editor for the past six years. If you have not already been introduced to Giana, please feel free to...
September 04, 2014
We The People Selfie Against Death Penalty
Join Ed Kashi and the VII Association in taking a stand against capital punishment. Yesterday Final Words launched, We The People #SelfieAgainstDeathPenalty campaign, inspiring people from all over the world to be creative and join the conversation. Get involved by submitting your selfie to the campaign. Also, post your...
September 03, 2014
Alexia Foundation’s 2014 Women’s Initiative Grant
The Alexia Foundation has announced Mary F. Calvert is the recipient of the 2014 Women's Initiative Grant. Calvert is an independent photojournalist based in the US and will be using the $25,00 grant funding for her project "Missing in Action: Homeless Female Veterans."
August 27, 2014
Pingyao International Photo Festival
“Every year the Pingyao International Photography Festival is different. Every year there are new exhibitions, new and different lectures, new and exciting visual projects to experience." This year at the Pingyao Festival in September, the Alexia Foundation will have an exhibition featuring the work of 2014 Professional and Student...
August 22, 2014
Appetite: The Culture of Food
Air Circulation of Brooklyn, NY has announced their upcoming exhibition, Appetite: The Culture of Food, a group show of photojournalistic work related to the culture and economics of the global food chain. This group exhibition curated by Melissa Burford, features works by 15 artists including Ed Kashi (VII).
August 20, 2014
Matt Black: From Clouds to Dust
Anastasia Photo will be showing an exhibition of by American photographer Matt Black. He will be showcasing his twin documentary projects, The Kingdom of Dust and The People of Clouds. These bodies of work "explore the changing human relationship to food, farming and the environment. Through Black’s masterful eye...
August 19, 2014
The ALS #IceBucketChallenge
Ed Kashi (VII) was nominated for the ice bucket challenge to raise awareness for ALS by Laurence Butet-Roch. Ed got iced, and also donated to this important cause. You can make a difference by making a donation, participating in the Ice Bucket Challenge, and promoting awareness education about ALS!
August 13, 2014
GeekFest is a 3-day event hosted by the A Photo A Day (APAD) community, that brings photographers and visual journalists together for photography talk, guest speakers, and inspiration! This year, GeekFest is taking place in Philadelphia on the weekend of Sept. 12-14, 2014 at Temple University. Ed Kashi (VII)...