Author Archives: Ed Kashi

Healthcare in the US: Money, Morality & Mandates

In conjunction with the Westheimer Peace Symposium, “Healthcare in the US: Money, Morality & Mandates,” Ed Kashi (VII) and Julie Winokur of Talking Eyes Media, will be involved in a series of events at Wilmington College… October 13 & 14, 2014.  Ed will be exhibiting a selection of images from Aging in America in the Harcum Art Gallery and the opening reception will take place on October 13th at 6PM.

On Tuesday, October 14, Ed will be speaking about his and Julie Winokur’s collaborative film Denied: The Health Care Crisis in America at 10:15AM. “Drawing on his

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ICP & Climate Change

What does the environmental movement need from the photographic community?
As part of the International Center of Photography’s Fall 2014 Programming series, ICP Talks: Climate Change, Ron Haviv (VII) took part in the first panel Photography and the Environment 1: The Concerned Photographer yesterday. Haviv is also kicking off the ICP Instagram campaign on climate change by posting images from his project “Amazon Gold” about illegal gold mining in Peru this week on the ICP feed. Click here to follow: http://instagram.com/icp

Ed Kashi (VII) will be included on the second panel discussion and presentation Photography …

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California: Paradise Burning

Featured today on the New Yorker a collaborative film, “California: Paradise Burning” by Ed Kashi (VII) and Matt Black gives a deeper and personal look at the severe drought in California. Black and Kashi recently connected with the farmers and shepherds of the Central Valley, documenting their ongoing struggles as they face the serious drought conditions plaguing California.

“Since 2012, California has been suffering through a historically severe drought. For the farmers of the Central Valley, which is, as Dana Goodyear writes in this week’s issue…, “the country’s fruit basket, salad bowl, and dairy case,” the future

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2014 Alexia Foundation Women’s Initiative Grant Recipient

The Alexia Foundation has announced Mary F. Calvert is the recipient of the 2014 Women’s Initiative Grant. Calvert is an independent photojournalist based in the US and will be using the $25,00 grant funding for her project “Missing in Action: Homeless Female Veterans.”

The Alexia Foundation quotes …Calvert’s proposal, “Female veterans are the fastest growing segment of the homeless population in the United States and are four times more likely to become homeless than civilian women.” Yet the Department of Veteran’s Affairs is ill equipped to address the issues faced by female veterans, many of whom are mothers and single

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Pingyao International Photo Festival

“Every year the Pingyao International Photography Festival is different. Every year there are new exhibitions, new and different lectures, new and exciting visual projects to experience. And most importantly,” says Jim Dooley, Executive Administrator of the Alexia Foundation,…  “Every year tens of thousands of people, those who are visually literate and those who are experiencing photography for the first time, come together in this ancient Chinese city to view and discuss all forms of photography.”

This year at the Pingyao Festival in September, the Alexia Foundation will have a strong presence in the exhibitions. There will be an

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GeekFest 2014

GeekFest is a 3-day event hosted by the A Photo A Day (APAD) community, that brings photographers and visual journalists together for photography talk, guest speakers, and inspiration! This year, GeekFest is taking place in Philadelphia on the weekend of Sept. 12-14, 2014 at Temple University. Ed Kashi (VII) will be among the lineup of speakers for Saturday afternoon. 
Come out to join the conversation and get inspired! For more info on the GeekFest schedule of events and how to register, visit the APAD blog and follow APAD on Twitter.…

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