Category: Carlos Javier Ortiz

Between the Lines examines the over policed and under protected, life between us and them: examining police-community relations.

Congratulations to Carlos Javier Ortiz who is one of three recipients of the 2018 CatchLight Fellowship. In its second year, the CatchLight Fellowship continues to recognize photographers for their excellence in depicting visual stories of crucial issues — ideally motivating action for social change.

Carlos won for his project “Between the Lines” which looks at relations between the communities of Del Paso Heights and South Sacramento in California and the police. Learn more about his project and the fellowship in this article in the Washington Post.

Our March 2018 newsletter is out! Check out featured projects by Zackary Canepari, Jessica Dimmock, Stefano De Luigi and Nichole Sobecki, along with workshops, exhibitions and recent publications.

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Between the Lines examines the over policed and under protected, life between us and them: examining police-community relations.

Carlos Javier Ortiz has been shortlisted for the 2018 Catchlight Fellowship which “recognizes excellence in the novel use of photography to depict and bring awareness to challenging social issues.” His project “Between the Lines” examines the over policed and under protected, life between us and them: examining police-community relations. The Fellowship, which includes $30,000 awarded to each of three photographers, will be announced on April 2, 2018.

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Check out recent publications, news, events and more in VII’s December 2017 newsletter.

Due to overwhelming demand, we're extending our VIIxHRW print sale — 28 signed iconic VII prints are available for only $100 each!

Due to overwhelming demand, we’re extending our VIIxHRW print sale — 28 signed iconic VII prints are available for $100 each for a limited time only, so shop now!

50% of proceeds from this print sale will be donated to Human Rights Watch in order to assist them in their important work promoting and protecting human rights worldwide. Proceeds that remain with VII are used to advance the work of photographers focusing on social issues globally and furthering the agency’s core mission: truth and justice.

VIIxHRW Print Sale

VII Agency is proud to announce a print sale in collaboration with Human Rights Watch. We are offering a very special edition of our VII Iconic prints available for purchase starting November 20 until November 27, 2017.

For the special price of US$100, each specially editioned 8”×10” photograph is hand-signed by the photographer. Printed on Fuji Crystal Archive museum grade C-Type paper at New York City’s top photographic lab, these images are beautifully backed and sleeved in fully archival materials. Each print is embossed with the VII logo and comes with a certificate of authenticity printed on museum grade acid-free paper.

In addition, VII is offering a beautiful box set of all 28 images. Prints will be presented in a walnut slip-case, hand made by an artisan in Glasgow, Scotland, with the VII logo engraved on the front panel.

The cost of a box set is US$2000.

All prints will be sent using United States Postal Service via certified mail and will take between three to four weeks from the end of the sale to arrive.

The sale begins on November 20, 2017 at 12:00 PM EST and concludes on November 27, 2017 at 12:00 PM EST. Shop now!

Please contact printsales@viiphoto.com with any questions.

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