April 14, 2016

Nicaragua Unbound

My first time visiting Managua, Nicaragua in 1983 was only my second trip to a country in the developing world. I traveled with a group of American doctors from San Francisco who were going down to provide medical support to the newly victorious Sandinista government, which had overthrown the...

February 10, 2015

Goa Photo Festival 2015

featuring Ed Kashi February 10-21, 2015 The One School Goa

January 29, 2015


I am very pleased to share some updates on my Island of Widows project, including the release of the film Undercane, a feature on Nat Geo’s Proof blog, and my return from my most recent trip to Nicaragua and expanding the project to El Salvador.     National Geographic...

September 04, 2014

Appetite: The Culture of Food

Ed Kashi's work will be on view at Air Circulation in Brooklyn, NY for the group exhibition, Appetite: The Culture of Food. The exhibition will be on view from September 4 – October 12, 2014. The artists’ reception will take place on September 4th from 7:00-9:00pm.

July 22, 2014

SDN: An Interview with Ed Kashi

SocialDocumentary.net (SDN) has just published an interview with Ed Kashi (VII) discussing “his work in Nicaragua, his first crowd-funding, and how he sees photojournalism changing, from Instagram to other opportunities — and challenges — lying ahead.” Kashi reflects on the changes in photography over the course of his career,...

June 03, 2014

VII Featured Story: Nicaragua’s Sweet & Sour Epidemic

VII Photo Agency is currently highlighting two different photo essays by Ed Kashi on the epidemic of kidney disease in Nicaragua. One a collection of portraits, the other a series of reportage stills. These photo essays integrate work from all of Ed's previous trips to Nicaragua. See the full...

May 13, 2014

2014 PDN Photo Annual Awards

It is an honor to announce that Ed Kashi (VII) and Julie Winokur's film, "Syria's Lost Generation" has received the 2014 PDN Publisher's Choice Award. Ed Kashi was also recognized in this year's competition in the photojournalism category.

March 27, 2014

Fairfood Interview: “Photos That Are More Than Images”

Published today by Fairfood International, an interview with Ed Kashi (VII) describes his experience photographing the sugarcane workers affected by Chronic Kidney Disease of unknown origin (CKDu) and their families. In 2013 Kashi traveled to Nicaragua, working with La Isla Foundation, to bring awareness to an epidemic that his...

March 03, 2014

Voxxi: An Interview with Ed Kashi

Published yesterday on Voxxi, an interview with Ed Kashi highlights the impact and urgency of Ed’s “Island of Widows” IndieVoic.es campaign, focusing on Nicaragua’s epidemic of Chronic Kidney Disease of unknown origin. Discussing the increasing momentum of the disease, Ed is quoted “What’s really a concern now is that the disease has...

February 19, 2014

CDC Plans for Research on CKDu Epidemic

The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) recently published an article on the upcoming research studies on the epidemic of Chronic Kidney Disease of unknown origin (CKDu) amongst Nicaragua’s cane workers. To learn more about the epidemic and help find a solution, support Ed Kashi’s “Island of Widows” campaign....

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