Visual Storytelling and Violence: A Conversation with Donna De Cesare and Fred Ritchin
Award-winning photojournalist Donna De Cesare’s new bilingual book, Unsettled: Children in a World of Gangs, examines the effects of decades of war and gang violence on the lives of youth in Central America and in refugee communities throughout the United States.
Please join the Dart Center and the Open Society Documentary Photography Project for an intimate conversation between Donna De Cesare and Fred Ritchin about De Cesare’s personal and professional journey documenting a history of repression, violence, trauma, cross cultural identity and the human experience in the Americas.
- Donna De Cesare, Photographer, Author, Unsettled: Children in a World of Gangs
- Fred Ritchin, Associate Chair and Professor of Photography, Tisch School of the Arts, New York University
Q&A: Harnessing the Power of Documentary Storytelling
Orwa Nyrabia, artistic director of the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam, talks to Open Society about his experiences in Syria as a child and during the war, and its impact on his worldview and creative path
Announcing Moving Walls 25: Another Way Home
Moving Walls 25: Another Way Home is an exhibition and fellowship honoring artists, journalists, and creative technologists who use documentary practice to explore the topic of migration.
How the Market Photo Workshop Has Invested in South African Photographers
Market Photo Workshop’s Lekgetho Makola, artist Lebohang Kganye, and Africa Is a Country’s Sean Jacobs discuss the role of photography in shaping memory and contemporary culture in South Africa.