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

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.

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.

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.

A Photo Exhibit Explores Life in the “Urban Now”  

The collaboration between a photographer and an anthropologist takes viewers inside Congo’s urban spaces.

Reception for Ebola Through the Lens

Join us at the Open Society Foundations office for a reception for the photography exhibit Ebola Through the Lens in advance of its New York debut at Photoville.

A Photo Contest Captures Life with Ebola in West Africa  

Traumatized yet resilient, the region is rebounding after the outbreak that claimed 10,000 lives.