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The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting

The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting

The Pulitzer Center raises awareness of underreported global issues through direct support for quality journalism across all media platforms, and a unique program of education and public outreach. We support over 200 reporting projects a year in partnership with more than 150 news organizations, with an increasing focus on regional and local outlets to ensure we are reaching diverse audiences. We are raising awareness of the interconnected nature of the greatest challenges of our times and pointing to possible solutions. We serve global public-interest journalism by engaging wide audiences on deeply reported topics, and inspiring the next generation to value credible news and cross-cultural understanding.

Archive Exhibitions Supported by The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting

Identity Through Crises

Hudson Yards
 archive : 2022

Presented by The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting and Indigenous Photograph, with additional support from the Hudson Yards Hell’s Kitchen Alliance

Identity Through Crises highlights the many aspects that shape our individual and collective identities — exploring the evolution of identity through global crises and conflict, and celebrating the resilience of the human spirit.

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Solastalgia

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2022

Presented by The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting

Solastalgia documents the relationship between people and their environments, focusing on the distress caused by a changing climate. It reveals the threats to our planet that affect us all — from Indigenous communities in the Amazon and alpaca farmers in Peru, to the Arctic and the United States.

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Dialogue With Plants

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 3
 archive : 2021

Dialogue with Plants documents the Shipibo-Konibo Indigenous people’s use of traditional plant-based medicine, while revealing the threats to the knowledge and use of the diverse flora as elders and Indigenous leaders face the COVID-19 pandemic.

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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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Días Eternos: A Portrait of the Life of Female Prisoners in Venezuela

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Empire Fulton Ferry Lawn
 archive : 2020

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?

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Seeds of Resistance

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 3
 archive : 2020

Portraits of traditional peoples of the Amazon, and their sacred territories.

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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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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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Nowhere Left But Here

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2018

Japan, home to the world’s oldest population, has been dealing with a challenge it didn’t foresee: senior crime.

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Widowhood

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2017

In many regions of the world, widowhood marks a ‘social death’ for a woman, casting her and her children out to the margins of society.

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Finding Home

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2017

Since September 2016, the TIME team has spent months documenting the overcrowded refugee camps in Thessaloniki, Greece, and is following the first year in the lives of several refugee babies and their mothers as they seek a new—and more permanent—home in Europe.

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Signs of Your Identity

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2016

Generations of Canada’s First Nations forgot who they were. Languages died out, sacred ceremonies were criminalized and suppressed. These double exposure portraits explore the trauma of some of the 80,000 living survivors who remain. Through extensive accompanying interviews, they address the impact of intergenerational trauma and lateral violence, documenting the slow path toward healing.

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The Iron Closet

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2015

Being gay in Russia is lonely and dangerous. Homophobic rhetoric is encouraged by the state. Violence and discrimination are tolerated.

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The Geography of Poverty

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2015

The most vulnerable Americans are being crushed by the grip of poverty, from the deserts of the Southwest through the black belt in the South, to the post-industrial, rusting factory towns that dot the Midwest and Northeast.

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Global Goods, Local Costs: Fashion’s True Price

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 5 Uplands
 archive : 2014

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.

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Archive Sessions and Events Supported by The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting

Sep 182021

10 Under 10

Photoville’s 10 Under 10 featuring presentations from The New York Times, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Abrons Arts Center, Magnum Foundation, Pulitzer Center, Indigenous Photo, United Nations Women, Joseph Rodriguez, The Darkroom Masters, and National Geographic featuring live music from Carnegie Hall’s Lullaby Project.

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Sep 192020

Behind the Reporting: Pablo Albarenga and Ana Maria Arévalo

Pulitzer Center grantees Pablo Albarenga and Ana Maria Arévalo Gosen, in conversation with Marina Walker Guevara, discuss their approaches to photographing marginalized communities.

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Sep 172017

A Conversation on Widowhood

In many regions of the world widowhood marks a “social death” for a woman – casting her and her children out to the margins of society. Photojournalist Amy Toensing and National Geographic’s Deputy Director of Photography, Whitney Johnson, discuss the project, A Life After Loss, that looks at the status of widows In Uganda, Bosnia, and India.

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Sep 132015

Photography and the Battle for Global LGBT Rights

Join the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting for this panel convening photographers who are documenting LGBT communities in Russia, Uganda and North America.

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