Virtually Legal

According to Princeton University’s WordNet, one definition for the word virtual is “being actually such in almost every respect“. Considering this definition, does the “virtual world” we have created on the Internet give anyone and everyone the right to reproduce the work of others without permission? Can copyright laws...

September 30, 2009

Crude World: An Interview with Peter Maass

Follow the link below to an interview with the author Peter Maass, who discusses his book about oil dependence called “Crude World. The Violent Twilight of Oil.” We recommend this book. The World

September 30, 2009

Upcoming Kashi Events

Here is a list of some upcoming events for Ed Kashi: Florida: “Aging in America” exhibition. October 9 – December 3. Where: Longboat Key Center for the Arts. (public reception is on October 15. Ed lectures there on November 4) San Francisco: “Curse” and “THREE” solo exhibition. October 1...

September 29, 2009

Iraqi Kurdistan Revisited

Our thanks go out to the blog, “Daily Hawler” for the shout out for Ed’s flipbook style multimedia piece “Iraqi Kurdistan.” Daily Hawler’s barista, Zanmei, gives a nice summation of the piece. You can visit her blog here: DAILY HAWLER If you haven’t already seen Iraqi Kurdistan, here is...

September 29, 2009

Lecturing at Palo Alto High School Oct. 9th

I am gratified to report that an amazing educator, Margo Wixsom, who teaches photojournalism at Palo Alto HS in California, will be hosting myself, Professor Michael Watts and book publisher David Elliot Cohen on Friday afternoon, October 9th, to discuss David’s book, What Matters. We will also cover issues...

September 25, 2009

Livebooks RESOLVE post on Multi Platform Storytelling

Please check out my latest blog post to RESOLVE, with the collaboration of Livebooks’ own Miki Johnson, she has once again managed to tease some sense out of me. RESOLVE

September 24, 2009

Circle of Blue Interview

Circle of Blue Waternews recently interviewed Ed about his work in Nigeria. Check it out – a must read and hear!

September 23, 2009

Photojournalism’s Fading Future

From a recent Livebooks / Resolve “Ed Kashi: Beyond Multimedia – To create change, storytellers must conquer multiple media platforms” blog post, Ed comments that, “It’s not enough anymore to create work for one media platform, especially if you intend to raise awareness about issues or are trying to...

September 23, 2009

The Direction of Photojournalism?

A sincere “thank you” to author and San Francisco State University Professor Ken Kobre and The Click for posting the Livebooks link. Check out Ken’s blog Professor Kobre’s Guide to Photojournalism, and let’s get some conversation started about the future.

September 23, 2009

Premiering Tonight – “The Age of Stupid”

British documentary filmmaker Franny Armstrong premieres her latest film “The Age of Stupid” in New York tonight. Armstrong’s attempt to “humanize the climate challenge” begins in 2055 with a futuristic librarian reviewing videos from our present. Reflecting on lives intertwined by energy, resulting conflicts, and current abuses of the...

September 21, 2009

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