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...
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...
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...
June 12, 2017
Making A Short Documentary via CreativeLive
Julie Winokur and I are hosting Making A Short Documentary via CreativeLive in Seattle on June 12th-13th from 9:00am-4:00pm PDT. The class will be broadcast LIVE and will be available for $79 for on-demand access. The class will focus on production and creation of powerful stories, breaking down...
June 12, 2017
Talking Eyes Media: Multimedia Social Activism
LinkedIn Learning created a short documentary about how Talking Eyes Media came to be: Multimedia Social Activism “Ed Kashi—a leading voice in the photojournalism and visual storytelling community—always wanted to disappear as a photographer. Julie Winokur—an accomplished writer and filmmaker—has a penchant for words. Through Talking Eyes Media—a non-profit...
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 29, 2017
PureNonfiction LIVE at the Montclair Film Festival
Save the date! Julie Winokur and I will be joining Thom Powers in conversation for a live recording session of his podcast Pure NonFiction during the acclaimed Montclair Film Festival in Montclair, NJ. “Montclair-based documentary photographer Ed Kashi and filmmaker Julie Winokur (Talking Eyes Media) are married with two children,...
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...