Presented by Photovillle
Everybody Skate is a documentary photo project highlighting women and non-traditional skateboarders in New York City. Brooklyn-based photographer Lanna Apisukh began the project in 2018 — sharing stories of courage, camaraderie, and athleticism through this portrait of a small but growing community.Learn More
Presented by Social Documentary Network, ZEKE Magazine
These documentary exhibits explore sustainable solutions to the climate crisis: the Indigenous People’s Burn Network in the western United States; Nemo’s Garden in Italy — the world’s first underwater greenhouse; the African Women Rising’s Permagarden Program in Uganda, and others.Learn More
Presented by Bronx Documentary Center
The Bronx Documentary Center (BDC) is proud to present the work of our 11-to-18-year-old Bronx Junior Photo League (BJPL) students, all created during this past school year.Learn More
Presented by Photoville
This project describes the legacy of my parents’ participation in radical leftist groups which sought to overthrow imperialism and capitalism through organizing and revolution.Learn More
Presented by New York University Tisch School of the Arts Department of Photography & Imaging
The Department of Photography and Imaging (DPI) in the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University is a four-year B.F.A. program situated in New York City.Learn More
Presented by Photoville
The Rocketgirl Chronicles is an unintended photography project born during Melbourne’s sixth lockdown, documenting how one child’s imagination helped discover many small worlds around us, while the big world was shut down under the pandemic restrictions.Learn More
Presented by Magnum Foundation
Where the Birds Never Sing reenacts the memories of survivors from the 1979 Marichjhapi massacre in Sundarbans, West Bengal, India, weaving together perspectives on a painful history that faces slow erasure from collective memory.Learn More
The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) coordinates the global emergency response to save lives and protect people in humanitarian crises.Learn More
America may be ending the 20-year “endless war,” but the way it is leaving Afghanistan will certainly mean the start of another phase of fighting in this war-torn country.Learn More
Reflecting on 10 years since Hondros’s death, we asked the fund’s founders and awardees to select one of his photographs and share their thoughts about his prolific work—which continues to bring shared human experiences to light.Learn More
In Venezuela, women in prison wait for years–under cramped and deplorable conditions–before moving on to trial to be judged. Will the women be able to return to society upon release? What do their conditions tell us about the state of Venezuelan society?
Gangsterism in Schauderville was constructed during the apartheid era. Although apartheid is abolished, the trauma that emerged from years of oppression is still alive. This work exemplifies a humane representation of a community, trying not to let the past, nor the stereotypes, define them.
When it is the photojournalist’s job to document the world’s news events? What happens when a new, deadly disease spreads across the world and threatens nearly everyone and everything—including the photographer? Chris Hondros Fund posed these two questions to three photojournalists: In 2020, what did you see, and where do we go from here?
Last Wildest Places by Jason Houston, focuses on deforestation in the Purús-Manu region in southeastern Peru. Cousins by Kristen Emack, is a poetic look at the photographer’s daughter and her three cousins, and their intimate involvement in each other’s lives.
Portraits of traditional peoples of the Amazon, and their sacred territories.
Homage and immersion into the power of documentary photography, From Tragedy to Light, 30 Years of The Alexia, is a compendium of the powerful history of The Alexia Grant, and its quest to support photojournalism that drives change.
This project was born of a determination to focus attention on a conflict that has raged since 2015, but received little notice, even as it caused the world’s worst humanitarian crisis.
The life and work of a select number of visual journalists who have been killed in the line of duty, as well as those who are currently under threat for delivering the news we too often take for granted.
Lynsey Addario’s Of Love and War is a photography book with stunning images she has made while reporting from crisis and war zones all across the world.Learn More
Testament is a collection of photographs and writing by late photojournalist Chris Hondros spanning over a decade of coverage from most of the world’s conflicts since the late 1990s.Learn More
In 2000, Lynn Johnson began documenting the places where extreme acts of violence took place in the United States for her Master’s degree thesis at the School of Visual Communication at Ohio University.Learn More
At the juncture of San Diego, California; and Tijuana, Mexico, the border wall’s rusting steel bars plunge into the sand, extending 300 feet into the Pacific Ocean, and casting a long and conflicting shadow.Learn More
As a special correspondent for Getty Images, I have spent much of the last decade photographing issues of undocumented immigration to the United States from Central America and Mexico. I’ve taken a broad approach, focusing on asylum seekers fleeing violence, migrants searching for economic opportunity, and the federal government’s response to pursue, detain, and deport them. Throughout, I have tried to humanize this story.Learn More
Wadi El Qamar, also known as Moon Valley, is a residential area located in the west of Alexandria, Egypt, next to the Portland Cement Factory. Just ten meters away from the residential area, the factory processes coal and garbage. It layers the homes of more than 30,000 people with toxic dust, causing tremendous health problems to those that live there.Learn More
Flint is a Place is a cross-platform, episodic documentary series that seeks to document a specific moment within this American city in an intimate, character-driven way.Learn More
LiveZEKE is a new way to experience documentary photography, combining live video conferencing and traditional documentary practice.Learn More
Recent Duke University graduates – socially motivated young adults with documentary interests and experience – began collaborating with international nongovernmental organizations in 1995 as Hart Fellows, and their work became the catalyst for the Lewis Hine Documentary Fellows program launched in 2002 at the Center for Documentary Studies.Learn More
To photograph “Stalking a Killer” in the July issue of National Geographic magazine, photographer Pete Muller traveled deep into the remote forest of the Democratic Republic of the Congo where bush meat hunters are at risk for being exposed to the Ebola virus to the apex of the killer Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone.Learn More
For a second year, ChinaFile and Magnum Foundation have partnered to administer the Abigail Cohen Fellowship in Documentary Photography. This year we are showcasing the work of Yuyang Liu and Souvid Datta.Learn More
Daniel Berehulak, a freelance photographer who works mostly for The New York Times, spent four months last year covering the Ebola crisis in Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Guinea. As he covered the story’s full arc, he took few breaks and many precautions.Learn More
I turned a lifelong fetish into an immersive documentary project; spending the last four years traveling around America chasing sailors.Learn More
For fifteen years I documented the efforts of a secretive tribe of engineers, entrepreneurs, and venture capitalists in Silicon Valley during the digital revolution as they created technology that would change our culture, our behavior and challenge what it means to be human.Learn More
Global Goods, Local Costs: Fashion’s True Price is a visual exploration of the human lives affected by the production of the clothing and accessories we wear every day.Learn More
The individuals shown in these portraits are Iraqis who were detained by the United States military and its surrogates. All were tortured and abused, and all were released without being charged. The portraits were taken in 2006 in Amman, Jordan and 2007 in Istanbul.Learn More
Testament is a collection of photographs and writing by late photojournalist Chris Hondros spanning over a decade of coverage from most of the world’s conflicts since the late 1990s, including Kosovo, Afghanistan, the West Bank, Iraq, Liberia, Egypt, and Libya.Learn More
Paolo Woods photographs the long term, beyond current affairs; he touches on the crux, the raw edge, of human stories. After investigating the oil industry, George Bush’s wars in Iraq and in Afghanistan, the Chinese in Africa, and Iran, he decided to settle in Haiti.Learn More
In the deluge of information transparency, how do we – image-makers, storytellers, content creators – become agents of a future historicity that can rage against the obsc(r)ene?Learn More
Go beyond the big screen and the big personalities with documentary photographer and filmmaker Marcus Russell Price.Learn More
Engage in a conversation with Syrian photojournalists on the successes and challenges of documenting the last decade of war in Syria.Learn More
Challenge the ideas and frequency of notions surrounding black masculinity in an intimate visual series by award-winning photojournalist and documentary photographer, Vanessa Charlot.Learn More
Explore today’s important conversations and the moments in between at each focal point. Acclaimed documentary photographers, Ruddy Roye and Devin Allen give us their unique perspectives and the backstory on capturing the shot.Learn More
Embark on a visual road trip for a glimpse of a socially distanced country in distress and hope through a visual series by Brian Bowen Smith.Learn More
ZEKE Award winners Kristen Emack, Jason Houston, and Nicoló Filippo Rosso will present their winning projects and discuss their views on the state of documentary photography today.Learn More
Pulitzer Center grantees Pablo Albarenga and Ana Maria Arévalo Gosen, in conversation with Marina Walker Guevara, discuss their approaches to photographing marginalized communities.Learn More
There has never been a more important time for acknowledging and investigating the crucial role of conflict photography in shaping our understanding of international affairs and faraway crises.Learn More
Acclaimed photographer Jamel Shabazz has curated an exhibition at Photoville this year, showcasing young photographers from diverse backgrounds who use documentary photography to address pressing social issues. He leads a conversation with them on this panel.Learn More
Join us as two celebrated photojournalists sit down for a conversation about their impactful work traversing the globe, from the current humanitarian crises in Syria, to immigrant crossings at the U.S.-Mexico border during the Trump administration.Learn More
Join Maggie and Lynn’s experience documenting the emotional two and a half year journey of Katie Stubblefield, the youngest face transplant patient in the U.S.Learn More
POV is proud to partner with Photoville to present the screening of compelling clips from the acclaimed films, CAMERAPERSON and TWO TOWNS OF JASPER.Learn More
Consisting of members the FCDA photography collective, the panel will discuss the inspiration and necessity for independent and collaborative projects in a new era of documentary storytelling. It will explore how shrinking budgets and displaced priorities of publications are creating a greater need for an alternative model that prioritizes public interest.Learn More
Photographers spend a lifetime bringing attention to some of the most urgent crises of our time and yet, what happens after they click the shutter in world full of images?Learn More
Directors of the Chris Hondros Fund and co-editors of Testament, a collection of Hondros’s writing and photography which was published this year will discuss Hondros’s life and work.Learn More
Following an exploratory trip to Chernobyl in 2005, Donald Weber soon returned to the abandoned site of the nuclear disaster and spent the next six years in Russia and Ukraine photographing the ruins of the unstoppable storm we call history. Traveling and living with ordinary people who had survived much, had survived everything, Weber began to see the modern State as a primitive and bloody sacrificial rite of unnamed Power.Learn More
This interactive, bilingual workshop will explore the impact and importance of documentary photography in telling personal and political stories.Learn More
The Magnum Foundation’s panel discussion will highlight the experiences of photographers and activists working in communities affected by gun violence. Issues of access, process, and protection for photographers will be addressed. Organized in conjunction with MF’s installation at Photoville: Heaven’s Gain: Recent work by Justin Maxon.Learn More
Only in Burundi is a collaborative project by photographer Anais Lopez and writer Eva Smallegange. Lopez will talk about the story behind the project Only in Burundi and her voyage to discover Burundi trough all the layers of its society. She will elaborate on how this project came to be and discuss how artists can get projects published as an artist in these trying times.Learn More
This panel discussion will explore where documentary photography is heading in the second decade of the 21st century.Learn More