Through grants and exhibitions, the Open Society Foundations support the use of documentary photography and art to engage and mobilize people around issues of justice and human rights.
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.
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.
A Flourishing in the Deserts of Afghanistan. But for How Long?
A photo exhibition looks at the human stories driving a tenuous environmental revolution in Afghanistan.
A Photo Exhibit Explores Life in the “Urban Now”
The collaboration between a photographer and an anthropologist takes viewers inside Congo’s urban spaces.
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.
Linked by Mobile Phones, Syrian Refugees Stay Connected
A photo installation explores how refugees separated from friends and family manage to remain connected.
The Role of Arts and Culture in an Open Society
By supporting artistic endeavors, we help make manifest our most ambitious goals and ideals.