In response to the rapid succession of police killings of Black Americans in the spring of 2020, a small group of concerned citizens in New York City channeled their outrage into activism—sparking the biggest reoccurring mass cyclist protests the world has ever seen.Learn More
Devin Allen asks us to see beyond the violence and poverty that all too often defines the “ghetto.”Learn More
From Bangladeshi garment factories to Portland’s Black Lives Matter protests, from Algeria’s streets to Hong Kong’s universities, Frontlines in Focus highlights the uprisings shaking our world this year, and the independent image makers whose roles are especially vital, during this time of collective isolation.
We Are Present is an excerpt of portraits taken in New York and Minneapolis that documents the lived experiences of Black Americans during the double crisis of the pandemic, and the uprisings against injustice.
On January 21, 2017, The Women’s March on Washington became the biggest global movement in American history: 1.2 million people flooded the streets of Washington D.C. and more than 5 million people marched in over 300 sister marches in cities across the globe.Learn More
Sixty years ago, just marching was considered an act of protest. Actually, in 1969, a group of young men burnt down 40 buildings in the town of Clinton South Carolina, after feeling that the pressure put on them by the Ku Klux Klan was too much to bear. That was their protest.Learn More
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.Learn More
In this panel, high school photographers from photography programs throughout New York City will present and discuss their work.Learn More
Moderated by James Wellford, photographers Emine Gozde Sevim and Jake Price will provide in depth insight into the protests that engulfed Turkey in the summer of 2013, which still resonate throughout society today.Learn More
This presentation will include a brief history of activist photography, and then a panel of committed photographers will present current projects and discuss their role as advocacy journalists.Learn More