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Orphans of the Universe

Throughout their history, the Kurdish people have been the victims of geopolitics. Consistently entangled by conflicts in the oil-rich territories along the borders of Iran, Iraq, Syria, and Turkey; exploited and betrayed first by colonial nations and Cold War superpowers; and suffering the genocidal campaigns of Saddam Hussein, the...

July 25, 2017

July 11, 2017

52nd Anniversary of Medicare & Aging in America

52nd Anniversary of Medicare | July 30, 2017 On July 30, 1965, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law legislation that established the Medicare and Medicaid programs.  For 50 years, these programs have been protecting the health and well being of millions of American families, saving lives, and improving...

March 06, 2017

10(X) Editions “Imperfectly Invisible”

The wonderful Sara Terry and I produced a book together through 10(X) Editions with some of my Instagram photos inspired by 2016 blog post of the same title, “Imperfectly Invisible.” – “When Ed Kashi and I decided to make a book together, I began looking through his Instagram feed...

May 05, 2015

“Getting Your Shot” Book Release

In July 2014 I had the opportunity to be an assignment editor for National Geographic’s Your Shot community. I curated an assignment called “How Close Can You Get?“, challenging participants to not only ‘get close’ to their subjects physically, but also psychologically and emotionally. “It’s that quality in a...

October 23, 2013

FotoEvidence Book Award Exhibition

“FotoEvidence is founded to continue the tradition of using photography to draw attention to human rights violations, injustice, oppression and assaults on sovereignty or human dignity wherever they may occur.” Hosting an annual contest, the FotoEvidence Book Award, this organization recognizes a photo project each year that documents social injustice, creating...

September 04, 2013

Thank you to the supporters of #SANDY!

#SANDY is a book of iPhone photographs of Hurricane Sandy, taken by an array of acclaimed photographers. Creating a comprehensive record of Sandy’s tragic impact and making strides toward recovery after this disaster, #SANDY is an important project for our history. #SANDY is not only a critical documentary piece,...

August 06, 2013

#SANDY

In October 2012, the treacherous Superstorm Sandy rolled onto the east coast leaving a wake of destruction in her path. Relentless, Sandy destroyed thousands of  homes, ravaged the Jersey Shore, and left millions without electricity. The effects of this monstrous hurricane were documented expansively, especially through the medium of...

July 08, 2013

Evolution of War Photography

With Independence Day at our heels, the United States basks in reverence of the history of our 237 year old nation. As we watch firework displays and sing along to patriotic tunes, we remember not only the day the Declaration of Independence was signed, but also the fight it...