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October 18, 2017

States of Incarceration: Seeking Asylum, Resisting Detention – Group Exhibition

States of Incarceration: Seeking Asylum, Resisting Detention October 18th, 2017 – December 15th, 2017 Reception: Wednesday, October 18th, 6-8 PM Project For Empty Space Gateway Project Spaces 2 Gateway Center, #Newark www.projectforemptyspace.org Project for Empty Space in collaboration with the Humanities Action Lab (HAL), Newest Americans, Rutgers University-Newark’s Graduate Program in American...

April 10, 2017

Newest Americans receives National Endowment for the Arts grant!

I am so excited to share that Newest Americans, a joint project between Julie Winokur, director of Talking Eyes Media, VII Photo & I, and Tim Raphael, Professor at Rutgers University-Newark, just received an National Endowment for the Arts (NEH link) grant that will support their collaborative documentary storytelling project about immigration...

April 10, 2017

PDN PULSE shares the NEH Grant awarded to Newest Americans

PDN Pulse shared the good news about the NEH grant awarded to Newest Americans, a collaboration between Talking Eyes Media, VII Photo, and Rutgers University Newark.   The $310K grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities will help fund a storytelling project documenting the immigrant histories of three...

March 30, 2017

Hijabi World at Freep Film Festival

Hijabi World, a film produced by Talking Eyes Media for Issue 03 of Newest Americans, will be screening at this year’s Freep Film Festival! This is the 4th annual festival in downtown Detroit produced by the Detroit Free Press, focusing on documentary films. Hijabi World will be included in...

March 08, 2016

Newest Americans Awards & Screenings

Two award-winning Newest Americans short documentaries, Notes For My Homeland  and We Came And Stayed, continue to garner praise and attention from new audiences! As noted in the latest Newest Americans newsletter, “Notes has been selected for the Black Maria Film Festival’s Jury’s Select 1st Prize, and We Came...

January 22, 2016

Newest Americans Issue #2

The second issue of Newest Americans has dropped! “Issue 2 of Newest Americans looks at the University Heights neighborhood of Newark in the 1960s and today, as development money flows into the city on a scale not seen in half a century. Why is University Heights so central to...

July 01, 2015

OFFICIAL LAUNCH: Newest Americans

In honor of the official launch of Newest Americans today, VII Photo Agency will be taking over the @NewestAmericans Instagram feed for the month of July. They will be posting images surround the theme of immigration around the world. Follow along here. The Center for Migration and the Global...

March 26, 2015

VEILED ALEPPO: Photojournalism & the Syrian Civil War

with Ed Kashi & Franco Pagetti March 26, 2015, 2:30 – 4:00 pm Paul Robeson Campus Center Newark, NJ Award-winning photojournalists Ed Kashi and Franco Pagetti will discuss their experience covering the revolution, focusing particularly on “Veiled Aleppo,” Franco’s haunting photographs of the sheets that line the war-torn streets...