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Exhibitions Tagged #Photojournalism

NPPA’s 2022 Best of Photojournalism

Old Fulton Street and Prospect Street
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Presented by The National Press Photographers Association

Selected winners of the 2022 Best of Photojournalism Contest.

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Michelle V. Agins: A Retrospective Of A Pioneering New York Times Photographer

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 1
 archive : 2021

Michelle V. Agins has been a staff photographer for the New York Times for more than 30 years. This retrospective celebrates her work and her ongoing commitment to the photojournalism community.

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Congo In Conversation

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 3
 archive : 2021

Congo in Conversation is an innovative collaborative chronicle, presented by the Carmignac Photojournalism Award and Finbarr O’Reilly. It addresses the human, social, and ecological challenges that the Democratic Republic of Congo faces today.

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Ten Years Of War Through The Eyes Of 16 Syrian Photographers

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Empire Fulton Ferry Lawn
 archive : 2021

The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) coordinates the global emergency response to save lives and protect people in humanitarian crises.

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The Last Chapter Of War In Afghanistan

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Empire Fulton Ferry Lawn
 archive : 2021

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.

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Eyewitness: Who Tells The Stories Of Our Time?

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 1
 archive : 2021

Eyewitness: Who Tells the Stories of Our Time? showcases the work of Eli Hiller, Sarahbeth Maney, and Joana Toro—recipients of the 2020 Eyewitness Photojournalism Grant, whose works center underreported stories across the United States.

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Foreign Correspondent, Photographer, Storyteller: The Life And Legacy Of Christopher Dickey

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 6
 archive : 2021

Christopher Dickey’s pictures capture moments as though he is taking copious notes, wanting to freeze a point in time so as not to forget it.

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On My Block

Van Cortland Park
 archive : 2021

On My Block is a love letter to New York City from a native New Yorker. The project utilizes portraits and cityscapes to give the viewer a unique perspective of the city.

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A Compassionate Lens: Chris Hondros Fund, Ten Years On

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 5
 archive : 2021

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.

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Where Do We Go From Here?

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Empire Fulton Ferry Lawn
 archive : 2020

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?

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Journalists under fire: US Press Freedom Edition

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Empire Fulton Ferry Lawn
 archive : 2020

Never before have journalists been more vilified as enemies of the people, or their work so readily dismissed and brushed away as fake news.

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Promises Written On The Ice, Left In The Sun

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 6
 archive : 2020

The exhibit is an introduction and tribute to several women in Afghanistan, each of whom has achieved a level of recognition, and has paid a price for breaking from the crowd.

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Ruby Washington: A Trailblazer in Photojournalism

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2019

Ruby Washington, the first African-American female staff photographer for The New York Times, passed away in September 2018.

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A Persisting Witness

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2019

A Persisting Witness hopes to show the vital role photojournalists play in securing our access to stories that might otherwise go unnoticed or unreported, and often at great personal risk.

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Jalila: Surviving War and Famine in Yemen

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2019

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.

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Journalists Under Fire

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2019

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.

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ZEKE Award Winners for Documentary Photography 2019

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2019

Toby Binder and Rory Doyle are first place winners of the ZEKE Award for Documentary Photography, a new honor presented by the Social Documentary Network. Sponsors include Digital Silver Imaging, Canson-Infinity, and Leica.

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Of Love and War

Annenberg Space for Photography
 archive : Photoville LA

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.

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Testament

Annenberg Space for Photography
 archive : Photoville LA

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.

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Undocumented

Annenberg Space for Photography
 archive : Photoville LA

Undocumented represents ten years of photojournalism by Getty Images special correspondent John Moore on the issues of immigration and border security.

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The NPPA’s Best of Photojournalism

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2018

NPPA’s Best of Photojournalism competition annually attracts the most talented professionals in four divisions – still, video, multimedia and editing – collectively representing nearly 100 categories.

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A Way Home

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2018

“A Way Home” brings to light the ways in which communities across the globe define ‘home’. Through a compassionate and telling lens, these photojournalists examine the effects that migration, conflict, political strife and humanitarian crises inflict on individuals’ concepts of home.

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Battles Won

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2018

Marine photojournalists tell the Marine Corps story to the American public, reporting from a frozen reservoir in Korea, in sweltering jungles in Vietnam, Desert Storm, Iraq, Afghanistan and anywhere that battles must be won.

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Foreseen: New narratives from the African Photojournalism Database

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2018

This exhibition showcases the work of African visual storytellers selected from the African Photojournalism Database (APJD). At the core of the APJD is the mission to celebrate refreshing and diverse stories told by photographers often overlooked by the global media industry—stories that are not widely seen in the current, exclusive media landscape.

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Invisible: Migrant Workers in Singapore

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2018

In this project, which was supported by a grant from the Pulitzer Center, photojournalist Xyza Cruz Bacani documents the lives of migrant workers in Singapore who left their home countries to seek a better economic future for their families but ended up being exploited.

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Unseen Venezuela

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2017

From the rise of Hugo Chávez’s socialist revolution to its collapse into the worst economic crisis in the history of Venezuela, photojournalist Meridith Kohut has chronicled the plight of Venezuelans for the past decade.

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War is Only Half the Story

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2017

“War is Only Half the Story” is a ten-year retrospective of the work of grant winners and finalists of the groundbreaking nonprofit, The Aftermath Project.

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#LensInExile

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2017

Our banner this year will highlight the work of these brave journalists, and shed light on some of the difficulties faced by photojournalists around the world.

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CHARLOTTESVILLE & BEYOND

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2017

This is 2017. How can there still be rallies advocating hate? How can this mindset still exist? Where do we draw the line between “free speech” and “hate speech”?

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Facing Change: Documenting DETROIT

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2017

“Facing Change: Documenting Detroit” is a community photojournalism initiative creating a documentary record of Detroit by Detroit-area photographers.

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Broken?

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2016

The exhibit aims to raise difficult questions and provoke conversations about what Michelle Alexander, author of The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness, calls “the most pressing racial justice issue of our time.” Broken? explores the U.S. criminal justice system through photographs and testimonies of formerly incarcerated people and of community leaders working for prison reform.

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Ebola Through the Lens

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2016

Apart from health workers and people within the communities, photojournalists were among the few others to come face-to-face with Ebola. The exhibit showcases some of their work, providing a space to share their experiences and the stories behind the moments captured.

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Family: Bringing a shared sense of humanity into the public eye

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2016

This exhibit reflects on the work of photojournalists who bring to light shared human experiences. Through the lens of family, we’ve asked the photographers to share images that reflect the concept of family from their work in documenting some of the most important news stories of our times.

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Foreigner: Migration into Europe 2015 – 2016

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2016

Foreigner: Migration into Europe 2015–2016 is a photography book that documents the lives of people at various stages of their migration to Europe.

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Free Shawkan

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2016
“Photography is not a hobby for me. It’s a way of life,” wrote Egyptian photojournalist Mahmoud Abou Zeid, better known as “Shawkan,” from the infamous Tora prison. Shawkan has been imprisoned since August 14, 2013, when he was arrested while covering the dispersal of a protest of ousted President Mohamed Morsi supporters, one of the most violent events in the country’s modern history. Shawkan, who was 25 years old at the time of his arrest, has now spent more than 1,000 days behind bars.
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New York Stories: Celebrating 10 years of visual journalism

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2016

These stories, many of which have won awards, reveal a complex, vibrant and often unseen version of New York. This exhibition, curated by four visual journalism professors, presents a multimedia selection of these views of the city.

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Talking Photography

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2015

A selection of three photo essays are presented inside the container, where audio clips from conversations between the photographers and Roads & Kingdoms’ Director of Photography, Pauline Eiferman, are also being played. These clips, which touch on the back story of the work, provide both storytelling and educational elements to the photography.

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James Nachtwey: 30 Years in TIME

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 5 Uplands
 archive : 2014

An exhibit of photography shot by legendary photojournalist James Nachtwey during his 30-year tenure at TIME.

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Köprüaltı

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 5 Uplands
 archive : 2014

In the summer of 2013, two photographers, Jake Price and Emine Gozde Sevim, independently from each other found themselves in the same place: Gezi Park in Istanbul and its vicinity during the 18 days of protests that shook prime minister Erdogan’s eleven year old regime as never seen before.

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Reportage by Getty Images

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 5 Uplands
 archive : 2014

Key stories and images by our core group of award winning photojournalists.

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Testament

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 5 Uplands
 archive : 2014

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.

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Reporting Our World

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 5 Uplands
 archive : 2013
‘Reporting Our World’ uses five key photographs to shine a light on domestic and global issues documented by NBC News anchor/correspondent Ann Curry. The images are brought to life utilizing augmented reality technology, creating an interactive, multimedia experience which connects Ann Curry’s broadcast journalism with her passion for photography.
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Tyler Hicks: One Year

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 5 Uplands
 archive : 2013

Over more than a decade in Iraq and Afghanistan, in Somalia and Libya, capturing America’s wars, the Arab Spring and African civil conflict, Tyler Hicks has come to personify combat photography.

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Liberia: Remembering

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 5 Uplands
 archive : 2013

The bloody siege of Monrovia in 2003 marked the culmination of 10 years of brutal civil war in Liberia, a West African country that was originally established as a colony for freed African-American slaves in the 19th century. Photojournalists who covered the battles in Liberia’s capital in 2003 captured vivid and often brutal images of the violence that engulfed the country.

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Events and Sessions Tagged #Photojournalism

Oct 92021

Syria: 10 Years Of War Seen By 16 Syrian Photographers

Engage in a conversation with Syrian photojournalists on the successes and challenges of documenting the last decade of war in Syria.

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Sep 262021

Unmasking Modern Masculinity With Vanessa Charlot

Challenge the ideas and frequency of notions surrounding black masculinity in an intimate visual series by award-winning photojournalist and documentary photographer, Vanessa Charlot.

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Sep 232021

Foreign Correspondent, Photographer, Storyteller: The Life And Legacy Of Christopher Dickey

Join former editor of Newsweek Mark Whitaker, journalist Barbie Latza Nadeau, photographer Peter Turnley, and CNN political analyst John Avlon as they bring to life the photography of Christopher Dickey, and how his aesthetic defined reporting and writing.

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Oct 22020

An Evening with The New York Times

New York Times photographers and editors will share highlights from their coverage of some of the year’s most visually compelling stories. Some of the photographers and editors who created Sources of Self-Regard: Self-Portraits From Black Photographers Reflecting on America will discuss their work.

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Sep 212019

Getty Images Showcase and Grantwinner Announcement

Featuring: Al Bello, John Moore, Editorial Grantwinners & More

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Sep 192019

Segregated by Design

Students from the United Nations International School Human Right Project present their photos and discuss the legacy of redlining and segregation in different zip codes across New York City.

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Sep 152019

Conversations on Conflict Photography

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.

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Sep 152019

An Afternoon with Lynsey Addario and John Moore

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.

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May 32019

AN EVENING WITH LA TIMES PHOTOGRAPHERS

Los Angeles Times photographers discuss the challenges of covering the West Coast on multiple fronts – the crisis on the Mexico border, the devastating California wildfires, the increasing homeless population in the Los Angeles area and the Hollywood Industry.

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May 22019

An Evening with Lynsey Addario & John Moore

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 U.S. Mexico immigrant crossings during the Trump administration.

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Sep 202018

Leica Storytellers: Modern Day Photojournalism

Africa Bureau Chief for VICE News, Jackson Fager, shares his journey from his most recent trip to Democratic Republic of Congo, covering Catch Fetish, also known as Voodoo Wrestling. Witness lighthearted moments of a war-torn country through the lens of the Leica SL, and discover how the evolution of photojournalism impacts your visual stories.

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Sep 162018

Future Imagemakers Speak Out

In this panel, high school photographers from photography programs throughout New York City will present and discuss their work.

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Sep 152018

Attacks On Press Freedom in Mexico

A conversation about the attacks on press freedom in Mexico with Alexandra Ellerbeck, Committee to Protect Journalists’ (CPJ) North America program coordinator, Mexican photojournalist Emmanuel Guillen Lozano, and Ginger Thompson, senior reporter at ProPublica.

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Sep 152018

How Do We Focus Our Gaze? Connecting Photography & Social Impact

Hear from CatchLight’s founder and fellows about our unique focus on solving the giant mismatch between artists and their potential for social impact by surrounding longform storytelling with resources, networks and leadership to bring to life and amplify the reach of their stories.

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Sep 152017

A Conversation with Deb Willis & Brendan Wattenberg

In this conversation, Deborah Willis speaks with Brendan Wattenberg, managing editor of Aperture Magazine, about the iconic images central to Willis’s career, tracing themes of representation and beauty in historic archives, photojournalism, fashion, and fine art photography from the nineteenth century to the present.

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Sep 152017

An Evening with The New York Times

Join New York Times photographers and editors as they share highlights from our photographic coverage of some of the year’s most visually powerful stories.

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Sep 252016

Memory in the Time of Disposable Imagery

This panel with Haviv and professor/cultural critic Lauren Walsh explores the instability of memory in the age of instantaneous, disposable imagery. Platforms like Snapchat permit an ephemerality that shapes how we use pictures, making them more of an “in-the- moment” language than a record of our past. How will we remember our today in the future?

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Sep 252016

The Beauty of Uncertainty — A Street Photography Workshop

Photojournalism is not simply the act of taking pictures, but a way of demanding more from life, and in this workshop, award-winning photojournalist Spencer Platt will guide students through the art and practice of street photography.

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Sep 232016

An Exclusive Conversation with Donna Ferrato and Paul Moakley

In this conversation, Ferrato will sit down with Paul Moakley, Deputy Director of Photography and Visual Enterprise at TIME Magazine, to walk through some of her most eye-opening work and share the stories behind her images.

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Sep 202015

Under Fire: Black Photographers Creating Agency in a “Post-Racial” America

This panel will convene Black photojournalists who have covered the recent resurgence in incidents of and outrage over racial discrimination nationwide.

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Sep 132015

Reporting Inside the Great Firewall: Photographers on Covering China

Many photojournalists rely on the basic protections of freedom of speech and freedom of the press to move freely, to access their subjects, and to bring their images to the public. But what is it like to photograph and report in the People’s Republic, where censorship is the norm and journalists often face more restrictions than regular citizens?

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Sep 282014

BagNewsSalon: Reading Key News Photos of 2014

Our distinguished Photoville panel will discuss ten key images that have appeared in 2014, including photos by Todd Heisler on immigration on “The Way North,” and Mario Tama on his extensive coverage of Brazil and the World Cup.

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Sep 272014

Testament: Chris Hondros

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.

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Sep 202014

War Porn and Other Dutch Photobook Collaborations

Dutch photo book designer Teun van der Heijden discusses his collaborations with photographers on a variety of photo books, including Belgian Autumn by Jan Rosseel, Interrogations by Donald Weber, and Black Passport by Stanley Greene.

The book War Porn is his latest project with photojournalist Christoph Bangert. Christoph will join him onstage to discuss their collaborative process – how they came to produce this book and their thought process along the way.

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Sep 282013

Photojournalism in Flux: A Matter of Ethics or Context?

The past year or so has been filled with controversy and debate about particular news images. An expert panel looks at key examples. The goal is to understand these debates less in terms of ethical breaches than the result of rapid shifts in aesthetics and technology and the continuing evolution of both social media and the online news/media market.

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Sep 282013

Artist Talk: Sara Naomí Lewkowicz

Sara Naomí Lewkowicz, a graduate student studying photojournalism at Ohio University, began photographing Shane and Maggie in September of 2012. She had set out to document the difficulties Shane faced as a convicted felon trying to rebuild his life. One night, after several months of intermittently documenting the couple, the mounting tensions in their relationship exploded into violence, which Sara documented. During this artist talk, Sara will walk the audience through the events of the evening and her experience that transitioned her life and career from a student to a photojournalist and advocate against domestic abuse.

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Sep 282013

Artist Talk: Nina Berman, Fracking the Marcellus Shale

Documentary photographer Nina Berman (NOOR) will present images from “Fractured:the Shale Play” and engage in conversation with Alex Beauchamp of Food and Water Watch about fracking in the New York area and the greater Marcellus Shale region. Rebecca Roter, a resident of Susquehanna County, PA, will join to talk about living with and organizing around hydraulic fracturing.

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Sep 222013

Fred Ritchin, Bending the Frame

This talk discusses the issues in the recently published book, Bending the Frame: Photojournalism, Documentary, and the Citizen, which addresses the emerging potentials for visual media to impact society, and the necessity of reframing this conversation: What kinds of photographic projects succeed now? Can there be a photography of peace, not just of war? What is the role for a new metaphotography? How does the digital complicate things, and make them easier?

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Jun 292012

Ed Kashi “Photojournalisms: Images and Journals from Ed Kashi’s New Book”

Kashi will discuss the evolution of this unique and personal project, shedding light on what it means to be balance the rigorous work of a traveling photojournalist while also raising a family.

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Sep 292022

The Presidential Campaign Through New Eyes

Discussing key photos from newer or unconventional campaign photographers with a focus on Instagram.

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