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Orphans of the Universe

Throughout their history, the Kurdish people have been the victims of geopolitics. Consistently entangled by conflicts in the oil-rich territories along the borders of Iran, Iraq, Syria, and Turkey; exploited and betrayed first by colonial nations and Cold War superpowers; and suffering the genocidal campaigns of Saddam Hussein, the...

July 25, 2017

Syria Before the Storm – Ed Kashi & Don Belt

Ed’s work on Syrian Refugees will be shown in Les Yeux du Monde Art Gallery in Charlottesville, VA this coming summer from June 3 to July 10 as part of the Look 3 Festival. FESTIVAL CLOSING LECTURE and SCREENING Sunday, June 19, 2016 4:00pm 5:30pm CitySpace 100 5th St...

April 03, 2016

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...

March 18, 2015

The Syrian Revolution & the Arts of Resistance

Rutgers University-Newark presents a series of events on the subject of “The Syrian Revolution and the Arts of Resistance” on March 26, 2015 at the Paul Robeson Campus Center in Newark. Three segments of this event encapsulate the Syrian revolution in a multifaceted approach. The first event, “Veiled Aleppo:...

January 27, 2015

NEWEST AMERICANS: Notes for My Homeland

Published today on National Geographic’s PROOF blog, a film produced by Talking Eyes Media in partnership with Rutgers University-Newark and VII Photo Agency, Notes for My Homeland. “Malek Jandali is no ordinary musician. The Syrian-American composer and pianist has performed in leading concert halls around the world and has...

January 29, 2014

Behind the Scenes of “Syria’s Lost Generation”

“What happens when the whole fabric of a society is blown apart, frayed not only at its edges but threatened at its very heart?” Ed Kashi (VII) recounts his personal experiences documenting the plight of Syrian refugee children in a guest blog entry on the National Geographic’s PROOF blog today....

January 07, 2014

Featured Story: Syrian Refugees

Syria has been a nation in upheaval since the civil war began in March 2011. The unyielding violence has left more than 2 million people displaced, fleeing to safety in the neighboring countries of Turkey, Iraq, Jordan and Lebanon. The chaotic effects of the war have given rise to...

December 18, 2013

Helping a Fallen Freelancer

There are some iconic images that stick in our minds when we reflect on the past 11 years about Iraq. Perhaps footage of US contractors who were killed and dragged through the streets of Fallujah. Or George W. Bush ducking a flying shoe during a press conference in Baghdad....