Documentary Photography

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Documentary Photography

Documentary Photography

Through grants and exhibitions, the Open Society Foundations support photography to engage and mobilize people around issues of justice and human rights.

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Recent Work

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Book Launch—War Is Only Half the Story: Ten Years of the Aftermath Project

War Is Only Half the Story celebrates a decade of the Aftermath Project's support of photography exploring what it takes to rebuild lives, restore society, and address the lingering impact of war.

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Announcing the 24th Moving Walls Exhibit, Here We Are: Visual Resistance and Reclaiming Narratives  

Here We Are is an exhibition that celebrates 10 individual and collective artists, journalists, documentarians, and advocates who engage with art and documentary practice as forms of resistance.

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Book Launch—Everyday Africa: 30 Photographers Re-Picturing a Continent

Everyday Africa features photos that find beauty in ordinary life in Africa—and shift perceptions from sensationalized extremes to a more textured reality.

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State Surveillance and the Visual Landscape of War

Tomas van Houtryve discusses his work presented as part of Watching You, Watching Me, the 22nd edition of the Documentary Photography Project's Moving Walls exhibition.

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Moving Walls 22 / Watching You, Watching Me Opening Reception in Berlin

The 22nd installation of Open Society Foundations' Moving Walls exhibition series opens in Berlin at the Museum für Fotografie.

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Opening Reception for Urban Now: City Life in Congo

Urban Now: City Life in Congo is an exhibition that explores different urban sites in Congo through the media of photography and video.