April 11, 2019
37 Voices: Newest Americans Visuals: Ed Kashi Intro: Mary Ann Koruth Words: Shana Russell A study conducted in 2016 by the United Way of North Jersey found that 37% of the state’s population earns too much to qualify for federal assistance but are unable to save against the high...
October 04, 2018
Cit.i.zen.ship: reflections on rights – NYU Exhibition
I am thrilled to have some of my images from the series on Immigrant Detention included in this important exhibition at NYU. Details below. CIT.I.ZEN.SHIP: REFLECTIONS ON RIGHTS Opening Reception, October 4th, 6pm Department of Photography & Imaging Galleries 721 Broadway Lobby & 8th floor October 4, 2018...
January 23, 2018
Newest Americans at National Geographic Photo Seminary
Julie Winokur, Executive Director of Talking Eyes Media, and I presented Newest Americans at this year’s National Geographic Photo Seminar in January. Newest Americans is a collaboration between Talking Eyes Media, Rutgers University Newark, and VII Photo.
January 23, 2018
Newest Americans Issue 06 launch
Newest Americans will release it’s long anticipated Issue 06 this coming Tuesday, January 23rd! Stay tuned for new and updated stories about arrivals to the United States, immigrant detention, family reunification, and more. The new issue will feature photo, audio, video, and essays; including our series on Immigrant Detention featuring...
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...
May 04, 2017
Collaborative Journalism Summit: Montclair State University, NJ
Julie Winokur of Talking Eyes Media, Newest Americans, & Bring It To The Table will be joining the panel of speakers at this year’s Collaborative Journalism Summit at Montclair State University. On May 4th & 5th, MSU brings together journalists, publishers, media executives & more to discuss the...
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...
April 01, 2017
Bring It to the Table on Huffington Post!
Bring It to The Table, produced by Talking Eyes Media, continues to garner national media attention and critical acclaim from across the political, academic and business spectrum. The Huffington Post yesterday featured Talking Eyes Media Executive Director Julie Winokur in an article about Doing Well By Doing Good. In...
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...