“America, Again” | Chapter 2: THE ENVIRONMENT
“America, Again” is a year-long project by the photographers of VII, an exploration of some of the most important issues facing American voters as they head to the polls on November 3rd. This is Chapter 2: The Environment, which includes an essay by author Simon Winchester, reflecting on some of...
February 07, 2020
February 06, 2020
“America, Again” | Chapter 1: IOWA
Exactly one year before voters go to the polls on November 3, 2020 — and three months before Iowans gather for their caucuses — we at VII Photo are launching the first chapter of our year-long collective election coverage, “America, Again.” Introduction by VII Emeritus Member Sara Terry Every...
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...
The Forecast Is Cloudy With Some Bright Spots
Being around youth in any country is often a window into where that culture is headed. The time I recently spent in Israel has given me the opportunity to be around both Arab and Jewish students, going to high schools to conduct photo workshops in a variety...
May 30, 2017
April 06, 2017
Bring It to the Table in Indiana
Join Bring It to the Table this Thursday, April 6th at 7pm at Valparaiso University in Indiana at the Helge Center. They will be hosting a special film screening and live table talk. The event is free and open to the public. Stay engaged! Read an article...
April 05, 2017
Bring It To The Table in Chicago
Join Bring It To The Table at the Center on Halsted this Wednesday, April 5th from 7-9pm in Chicago for a special live table talk and film screening! Get tickets for the event here. For more information on Bring It To The Table, click here.
March 09, 2017
Bring it to the Table on the Washington Post
The Washington Post featured Bring it to the Table this morning on their site, bringing attention to the successful political engagement that becomes possible through civil discourse. Julie Winokur started this project in 2012 when our son Eli challenged her intolerance of conservative beliefs. These efforts to revive civility have...
October 25, 2016
Visual Politics–Democratization of the Image
Join Ed Kashi (VII) for a conversation on photography and politics at the International Center of Photography in New York City on October 25, 2016 from 6:30PM – 8:30PM. The talk is part of the Visual Politics series of events associated with Public, Private, Secret, that continue the discussion...
October 29, 2014
Bring It Featured on TakePart!
Democracy was founded on robust dialogue, but somewhere along the line, politics replaced sex as the one thing in America we don't discuss in mixed company—even among friends and family. The Talking Eyes Media's project, Bring It To The Table, continues to re-ignite these conversations.