Ed Kashi

Ed Kashi

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Biography

Ed Kashi is one of the world’s most acclaimed photojournalists, a filmmaker and educator dedicated to documenting the social and political issues that define our times. A sensitive eye and an intimate relationship to his subjects are signatures of his work. Using his skills as a visual storyteller, in still images and video, he travels the world to reveal and discuss what is important to him. As a member of the prestigious photo agency VII, Kashi has been recognized for his complex imagery and its compelling rendering of the human condition. Kashi’s numerous awards include: Second Prize, “Contemporary Issues Singles” in the 2011 World Press Photo Contest and UNICEF’s “Photo of the Year” 2010; among others. His images have been published and exhibited worldwide, including numerous cover stories for National Geographic. His editorial assignments and personal projects have generated six books. Visit: www.edkashi.com. In 2002, Kashi and his wife, writer/filmmaker Juile Winokur, founded Talking Eyes Media, a non-profit company producing short films and multimedia projects that explore significant social issues. Visit: http://www.talkingeyesmedia.org

Discography

BOOKS: Photographs by Ed Kashi

Witness Number 8: Photojournalisms (Nazreali Press, Oregon 2012)

Three: powerHouse Books, New York 2009

Curse of the Black Gold: 50 Years of Oil in the Niger Delta: powerHouse Books, New York 2008

Aging in America: The Years Ahead (Text by Julie Winokur) powerHouse Books, New York 2003

Denied: The Crisis of America's Uninsured (Text by Julie Winokur)

When the Borders Bleed: The Struggle of the Kurds (Introduction by Christopher Hitchens) Pantheon Books, New York 1994

The Protestants: No Surrender, 1991