We asked Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter followers to submit questions about fake news as it relates to photojournalism for the next installment of 7 with VII where VII photographers answer your seven questions.
Click here for the answers from VII members Anush Babajanyan, Ashley Gilbertson, Ed Kashi, Ilvy Njiokiktjien, Nichole Sobecki and John Stanmeyer, and VII Mentor Program photographer Arnau Bach.
If you’re in new York City, join Christopher Morris, Ron Haviv, and Ashley Gilbertson for “Photojournalism Outside the Box” on Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017 at PhotoPlus Expo. In this seminar, VII photographers will explain how they have used alternative approaches to support and execute their projects and will motivate attendees to find their own successful path to a sustainable career as a photojournalist.
Photo by Ashley Gilbertson / VII of Halsey Street in Newark, NJ on September 3, 2015.
Newest Americans, a digital storytelling initiative and a collaboration between Rutgers University-Newark, Talking Eyes Media and VII Photo Agency, has been awarded a Community Conversations grant of $310,000 from the National Endowment for the Humanities. This grant will support media production for documenting the immigrant histories of three Newark neighborhoods, media training in Newark high schools, public humanities programming, and a Newark History Bus that will serve as a mobile neighborhood museum and digital media lab.
Find out more about the grant here and check out the latest issue of the Newest Americans here.
The newest issue of the Newest Americans has just launched! This issue features an interactive exploration of murals in Newark, a film on reverse migration in Guatemala, a look at the legacy of the industrial revolution along the Passaic River, and much more.
Check out the new issue, including visuals by VII’s Ed Kashi and Ashley Gilbertson, here.
The Newest Americans is a three-year longitudinal study at Rutgers University—Newark that aims to document the lives and communities of students at the university. It is a collaborative effort involving VII, Talking Eyes Media, Rutger’s Center for Migration and the Global City (CMGC) and the Department of Arts, Culture and Media.
The projections at Grace Plaza scheduled for October 6-9 have been canceled. <
with Jessica Dimmock, Ashley Gilbertson and Ron Haviv
Oct. 21, 2016 from 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
PhotoPlus International Expo
New York, NY
Join Christine Nesbitt Hills, Senior Photography Editor at UNICEF, as she moderates a panel of remarkable talent. “What does it mean to be a visual storyteller? In an age where the sophisticated manipulation of imagery is easier than ever, and over one billion photos are taken every day, the challenges are many. On the 15th anniversary of VII Photo, agency members take us on a journey where integrity and dedication are their touchstones, and a true connection with the audience their mission.”
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Czech Photo Centre
Prague, Czech Republic
Oct. 14 – Nov. 30, 2016
(Private opening on Oct. 13, 2016)
In honor of VII’s 15th anniversary, the group projects Questions Without Answers and the SMILE will be exhibited at the Czech Photo Centre from Oct. 14 – Nov. 30, 2016. A private invitation-only opening will be held on Oct. 13, 2016.
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