You can now see the trailer for the interactive documentary, “Grozny: Nine Cities”, at http://on.fb.me/1jlvmuy. In this project, EF Grantee, Olga Kravets, along with Maria Morina and Oksana Yuksho, explore the aftermath of war in a nation that has tried to break free from Moscow’s control by considering nine levels of existence within one city.
Eric Gottesmen’s latest work, ‘One Needs To Listen To The Characters One Creates’ explores and reinterprets the controversial Amharic novel ‘Oromaye’, by Baalu Girma. Gottesman’s work is on display at the Hamiltonian Gallery in Washington D.C until January 4th and the Contemporary Arts Center in New Orleans until January 19th. For more details, see http://bit.ly/18hT0DF and http://bit.ly/1bhhslu
Tomas van Houtryve, 2011 EF photographer, was featured in Foreign Policy for his photo essay “The Void Next Door" on April 9, 2013. The essay explores the barren border between North Korea and China. The work was supported in part by the Emergency Fund grant. To view Houtryve’s EF project, Borderline, here.
Pete Pin, 2011 EF Fellow, was featured on KPCC, Southern California Public Radio. Through support from his Kickstarter campaign, Pin photographed the Cambodian communities in Stockton and Long Beach. Read interview highlights or listen to the full interview here.
On January 30, Zalmai’s photographs from Kabul Afghanistan was featured on The Washington Post. The article highlighted the increased migration out of Afghanistan after NATO’s announcement of it’s military pullout by the end of 2014.
Read the full story here.
On January 23, 2013, Donald Weber’s EF-funded project, War is Good, was published in Meinung and Debatte.
Bruce Gilden, 2010 EF photographer, was featured in New Yorker’s “Home Economics” print spread for his work on Foreclosures in America. The article was published February 4, 2013 and penned by Tad Friend. To read the whole article please click here.