NO AD has teamed up with the International Center of Photography (ICP) this week to virtually replace subway advertisements with the artwork of 65 ICP faculty members, including Ed Kashi (VII). NO AD is a free mobile app that uses Augmented Reality technology to resurface New York subway advertisements...
November 19, 2014
Gulf Photo Plus 2015
Join Ed Kashi (VII) in Dubai this March for the Gulf Photo Plus annual photography festival. The GPP2015 event is the region’s biggest photography festival bringing the world’s best photographers and instructors to Dubai to share their knowledge and experience with the Middle East and Africa’s professional and amateur photography...
November 17, 2014
Sarasota National Cemetery
“I was at the opening ceremony for Patriot Plaza at Sarasota National Cemetery this weekend. A permanent installation, “Witness to Mission” is a beautiful memorial with of photographs mounted on marble columns and 2 are mine. It’s quite an honor and amazing to think my work is part of...
November 13, 2014
Missing in Action: Homeless Female Veterans
The Alexia Foundation Women’s Initiative Grant winner for 2014 was Mary F. Calvert. Calvert is pursuing a project Missing in Action: Homeless Female Veterans. According to statistics, Female veterans are the largest growing segment of the homeless population in the US and are four times more likely to become...
November 10, 2014
Deadline Approaching: “Azerbaijan – Sport in Focus”
The deadline is approaching for The European Azerbaijan Society (TEAS) call for entries for "Azerbaijan - Sport in Focus". Presented in partnership with the inaugural European Games 2015 in Baku, Azerbaijan, the contest is open to both amateurs and professionals.
November 04, 2014
National Geographic Masters of Photography
National Geographic has launched a series of DVD and online photography courses by 12 of the magazine's top photographers: National Geographic Masters of Photography. The complete series contains 24 lectures that "delve into the creative process, boost your confidence and your know-how, and gain insight into the techniques of...
November 03, 2014
Birth Culture: Alice Proujansky
Alice Proujansky will be exhibiting this body of work, "Birth Culture" at United Photo Industries Gallery in Brooklyn. The exhibition will be on view from November 6 - 28, 2014. There will also be an artist's reception on November 6th from 6:00 - 9:00 PM.
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...
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...