June 05, 2015

Exhibition: Equality Betrayed

June 5 – July 12, 2015 La Place de la République Paris, France Presented by the Open Society Foundations Equality Betrayed is “an open air photo and text exhibit exploring the experience of individuals who are singled out for police stops in France because of the color of their...

May 23, 2014

“Ground Up: China on the Margins”

Join VII Mentor Program photographer Sim Chi Yin, along with ChinaFile, Magnum Foundation, and Open Society Foundations (OSF), for an evening of photos and discussion on Wednesday, May 28, 2014. "Ground Up: China on the Margins" will take place at OSF in NYC from 6:30-8:00pm.

February 18, 2014

Doubleheader: PhotoPhilanthropy Workshops

On March 7, 2014, Ed Kashi (VII) will be teaching two mini workshops for PhotoPhilanthropy. This will take place at Kelly Cullen Community center in San Francisco, California. The first workshop, from 1:00pm – 2:30pm “Mobile Photography & Storytelling” will include panelists Richard Koci Hernandez, professor at UC Berkeley Graduate...

December 10, 2013

Racial Profiling: Portraits & Testimonies

Ed Kashi’s photographic and video project on racial profiling was featured in VII‘s December Newsletter. A series of portraits for Open Society Foundations (OSF) tells the stories of victims of racial profiling by European authorities. Stop-and-Search programs, and on the spot ID checks unjustly target immigrants and minorities. “These...

September 25, 2013

Equality Betrayed: the Impact of Ethnic Profiling in France

“On the streets of Paris, a young black man can be six times as likely to be stopped and checked by the police as a young white man. For young males of Arab origin, the figure is even higher: they are at least eight times more likely to be stopped.” Today, Open...

April 22, 2013

Ethnic Profiling in Europe

  Last year, Ed Kashi (VII) collaborated with the Open Society Foundations (OSF) to address the issue of Ethnic Profiling in Europe. Police in the UK frequently use stop and search tactics in attempts to combat crime. The usage of stop and search methods has increased, however, the effectiveness has taken a downturn. Very...