April 04, 2017
Burning Hot in Benin
I recently travelled to Benin in West Africa to work on a feature documentary film. While there I discovered that Benin is the birthplace of voodoo. The slave trade of centuries ago deeply connected the country to Haiti, which explains how voodoo extended to the Caribbean and Americas. ...
March 07, 2017
Sleepless in Myanmar: 10 Days in the Golden Land
I just returned from conducting a photography workshop in Myanmar, a beautiful and serene country experiencing an influx of outsiders like never before. The workshop was organized by Liza Politi, an incredible producer. She knows how to take care of both her photographers and, most importantly, the workshop participants, so...
February 14, 2017
Part II: The Perfect Play – Process in Photojournalism
I’ve been a fan of baseball since I was a kid and my son now plays in college, so the game is firmly engrained in my head and heart. It is the ultimate strategic game. The players must be able to jump into action at a moment’s notice, which...
February 07, 2017
Part I: An Unreasonable Profession
Soon after I moved to the East Coast from San Francisco in 2005, I scheduled a meeting with a well-known curator. I was eager to expand the scope of my work into the gallery world, so I showed up to the meeting with a portfolio of prints. By this...
October 11, 2016
In the Hot Zone: CKDnT in Sri Lanka
PhotoReporters Festival 2016 St. Brieuc, France I just returned from Brittany, France where the 5th edition of the PhotoReporter Festival opened on October 1st. It was a treat to spend time with the other photographers who also grants from PhotoReporter and were exhibited in St. Brieuc, which is a...
July 07, 2016
Human Rights & Visual Storytelling
My political consciousness began to develop before I even knew what politics were. Growing up in New York in the 60s and 70s imbued me with a sense of social and political justice. It was in the air, the music and the culture of that time. Once I decided...
April 04, 2016
Life Framer Interview
Curious about what projects Ed has been working on and how he prepares for them? You can head to this link to check out an interview Ed did with one of the writers at Life Framer about working in Central America and India. Life Framer does a series of monthly...
November 09, 2015
Eyes in Progress: Visual Storytelling with Ed Kashi
Registration for the Visual Storytelling Workshop Ed will be giving in Amsterdam in October, 2016 is now open. Hosted by Eyes in Progress, the workshop will span four days and will focus on learning how improve the creation of a documentary reportage project. Ed will help participants to refine...
Andre Hermann’s Hidden Treasures
San Francisco based photographer and Academy of Art professor Andre Hermann is seeking support for a new initiative that is both innovative and fun. Please support him here.
September 19, 2012
STOP SEARCH – a new socially aware play
Ed has been shooting a project in Northern Europe recently and has had the pleasure of working with Rebekah Delsol who co-produced this important piece of theatre, Stop Search. ABOUT STOP SEARCH Black people are stopped and searched at 7 times the rate of white people – but what’s the story behind the...
May 16, 2012