Author Archives: Ed Kashi

SDN: An Interview with Ed Kashi

SocialDocumentary.net (SDN) has just published an interview with Ed Kashi (VII) discussing “his work in Nicaragua, his first crowd-funding, and how he sees photojournalism changing, from Instagram to other opportunities — and challenges — lying ahead.”

Kashi reflects… on the changes in photography over the course of his career, “the digital revolution changed everything. We all knew it, but we could never have anticipated how rapidly things would change. At the same time though, there are so many opportunities now, coming from all sorts of different places: audio, video, shooting with your phone’s camera – you just need

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PhotoPhilanthropy in India

There are only two spots remaining in the January 2015 PhotoPhilanthropy workshop with Ed Kashi (VII) in Kolkata, India! A small, intimate group of participants will spend a week shooting street photography in one of the world’s most visually rich cities from January 22-29, 2015. Join the adventure!

Partnering with Landesa…, a global non-profit working to secure land rights for the world’s poorest people, the group of photographers will create important visual stories of rural village life. The trip will provide a meaningful photography learning experience, while creating images that become vital visual advocacy tools for Landesa.

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“The Graying of AIDS”

Please support The Graying of AIDS: Stories from an Aging Pandemic on IndieGogo! This important documentary project addresses the issues surrounding the aging population affected by HIV and AIDS.

Your support will help to:

  • increase community- and media-awareness about HIV and aging;
  • inspire honest conversations about quality sexual health and HIV/AIDS services for older adults in communities around the world; and
  • advocate for policy and funding priorities that include those aging with HIV today, and in the years to come.

  • “By 2015 over half of all people living with HIV in the United States will be over age 50…a number

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    Photoville’s THE FENCE

    Last week, Photoville’s third annual exhibition of THE FENCE, opened in Brooklyn Bridge Park, NY. Printed on 1000 feet of photographic mesh, THE FENCE is a growing photographic installation curated to represent the work of 40 photographers.

    Produced by United Photo Industries, this innovative and accessible way to view photography continues to expand to a new location each year, with 2014′s addition being The Atlanta BeltLine. Ed Kashi (VII) is proud to be included in both the Brooklyn and Atlanta… exhibitions.

    Kashi’s iPhone grid series, a visual diary representing the connectedness of daily life around the globe a

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    Newsweek Japan: Pot Security

    Ed Kashi’s (VII) story on Pot Security in Denver was recently published in Newsweek Japan. Originally shot for NBC News, this photo essay was first published as an online gallery… and now appears in print in the May 27, 2014 issue of Newsweek Japan.
    As Colorado leads the United States into uncharted territory by legalizing marijuana sales and creating laws that defy the federal statutes against pot, this state has become a test case for the nation. Before the new law came into effect, burglaries and break-ins to medical pot dispensaries and grow houses were an issue that now

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    International Women’s Day Photo Contest

    Congratulations to Angela Jimu, founding member of Zimbabwe Association of Female Photographers (ZAFP), for her recent recognition in the USAID Zimbabwe’s International Women’s Day photo contest! The competition called for images of the woman who inspires you the most.
    Jimu’s winning image below depicts Gogo Muganiwa practicing urban agriculture on vacant land in her neighborhood of New Marlborough, north west of Harare. Muganiwa has been an urban farmer since 1972 and in times of drought, “she goes around distributing the produce to people in her community of New Marlborough; ensuring that all her ‘children’ get something.”

    First place photographer Angela Jimu, describes… the

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