March 10, 2019

The Art of Visual Storytelling – Santa Fe, March 2019

The Art of Visual Storytelling With: Ed Kashi When: March 10 – 15, 2019 Category: Documentary, Video and Multimedia Tuition: $2,395   Compelling narratives begin with compelling material, and this intimate five-day workshop invites participants to open their eyes to new possibilities for meaningful visual storytelling. Under the guidance of...

The Great Courses Daily: National Geographic

I have two videos up on The Great Courses Daily, Advocacy Photojournalism and Working With Complex Compositions.   Advocacy Photojournalism As the adage says, pictures speak louder than words. Which is why photography can be a powerful tool for advocacy, capturing or highlighting themes related to a particular issue....

May 01, 2018

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...

December 01, 2014

Alexia Foundation: “The Long Night”

Today, The Alexia Foundation has announced the launch of “The Long Night,” their first ever Women’s Initiative Grant Project created by Tim Matsui and MediaStorm. “Set in Seattle, the work gives voice and meaning to the crisis of minors who are forced and coerced into the American sex trade....

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.

August 12, 2014

TONIGHT ON CNN: “The War Comes Home”

Tune in to CNN tonight at 9:00 pm EST for the premiere of The War Comes Home: Soledad O’Brien Reports! This collaborative documentary by Mediastorm and Soledad O’Brien provides a moving perspective on the impacts of war for veterans returning from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. According to...

June 12, 2014

VAntage Point: PTSD Awareness Month

"In observance of PTSD Awareness Month: June 2014, VA’s National Center for PTSD, presents the following profile of a Veteran who is living with PTSD and turning his life around with treatment." This film, My Meditation, by Ed Kashi (VII) is featured on the Veterans' Affairs VAntage blog and...

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...

January 23, 2014

“Syria’s Lost Generation” Featured in TIME

Since the Syrian civil war broke out in March 2011, the chaotic violence has left more than 2 million people displaced; over half of them are children. Ed Kashi (VII) and Talking Eyes Media recently collaborated with the International Medical Corps to illustrate the declining state of mental health...

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...

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