Author Archives: Ed Kashi

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. The project follows four people as they navigate this difficult world. A father searches for his daughter, a teenager struggles to break free of her drug addiction and the streets, a young girl tries to rebuild herself, and police officers try to help those trafficked break free.” Aphrodite Tsairis,…

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NO AD: Re-imagining Public Space

NO AD has teamed up with the International Center of Photography (ICP) this week to virtually replace subway advertisements with the artwork of 65 ICP faculty members, including Ed Kashi (VII).   NO AD is a free mobile app that uses Augmented Reality technology to resurface New York subway advertisements with art, creating a new exhibition space. Viewers can discover works of art throughout the city’s subway system. The more stations you visit, the more art you experience. The artwork featured in this week’s virtual exhibition is from the juried exhibition Stories In The Social Landscape that was shown…

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Gulf Photo Plus 2015

Join Ed Kashi (VII) in Dubai this March for the Gulf Photo Plus annual photography festival. The GPP2015 event is the region’s biggest photography festival bringing the world’s best photographers and instructors to Dubai to share their knowledge and experience with the Middle East and Africa’s professional and amateur photography community. The dates for the 2015 event are 6th-13th March. Ed Kashi will be teaching two different time slots of his workshop “New Frontiers in the Art of Visual Storytelling.” This week-long masterclass will allow you to share your work in an intimate session and learn about the many…

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Sarasota National Cemetery

“I was at the opening ceremony for Patriot Plaza at Sarasota National Cemetery this weekend. A permanent installation, “Witness to Mission” is a beautiful memorial with of photographs mounted on marble columns and 2 are mine. It’s quite an honor and amazing to think my work is part of a permanent memorial. Regardless of your views on war and the military, it’s deeply humbling to have my work and the work of still photographers serve as lasting memories.” -Ed Kashi

The Veterans Legacy Summit took place this past weekend in Sarasota, FL, with a formal ceremony and opening of…

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Deadline Approaching: “Azerbaijan – Sport in Focus”

The deadline is approaching for The European Azerbaijan Society (TEAS) call for entries for “Azerbaijan – Sport in Focus”. Presented in partnership with the inaugural European Games 2015 in Baku, Azerbaijan, the contest is open to both amateurs and professionals.

“The theme will be Azerbaijan and sports in order to celebrate the sporting culture in Azerbaijan ahead of the first European Games, to be hosted in Baku in June 2015. All types of photographs are welcome to be submitted – the only criterion is that the photos are related to sports and Azerbaijan.” Participants will have the chance to win…

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National Geographic Masters of Photography

National Geographic has launched a series of DVD and online photography courses by 12 of the magazine’s top photographers: National Geographic Masters of Photography. The complete series contains 24 lectures that “delve into the creative process, boost your confidence and your know-how, and gain insight into the techniques of true artists during 24 photographer-led lessons that will forever change the way you approach the craft.” Not only does the series cover the fundamentals of photography including lighting, composition, and camera techniques, but also concepts like discovering personal vision and professional perspectives. In the storytelling unit there are two segments…

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