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Through grants and exhibitions, the Open Society Foundations support photography to engage and mobilize people around issues of justice and human rights.
The following Open Society programs focus on this topic.
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.
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.
Everyday Africa features photos that find beauty in ordinary life in Africa—and shift perceptions from sensationalized extremes to a more textured reality.
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.
The 22nd installation of Open Society Foundations' Moving Walls exhibition series opens in Berlin at the Museum für Fotografie.
Urban Now: City Life in Congo is an exhibition that explores different urban sites in Congo through the media of photography and video.