Past Projects

Amara Hark-Weber: Speaking in Color, 2006-2007

Sunday, May 30, 2004

Many friendships were created in games where children used their hands. Photograph by Amara Hark-Weber. Introduction by Amara Hark-Weber In 2006, as a Lewis Hine Documentary Fellow, I spent ten months working with Schedia, an NGO based in Athens, Greece. Schedia was founded in 1987 with the goal of using art as a tool for dialogue in Greece’s increasingly multicultural society. Today they...

Kate Joyce: Grassland Phase II: Residents and Government Reshaping South Africa's Informal Settlements, 2003-2004

Sunday, May 30, 2004

From the exhibition Grassland Phase II: Residents and Government Reshaping South Africa’s Informal Settlements, a selection of photographs created over the five months Joyce spent with residents in a government-subsidized settlement named Grassland Phase II, located on the fringe of an expanding township in Bloemfontein, South Africa. Introduction by Kate Joyce In February 2004, I began...

Lucy Wilson: The Highfield District of Harare, Zimbabwe, 2003-2004

Sunday, May 30, 2004

The students test out their new cameras. Photograph by Lucy Wilson. Introduction by Lucy Wilson Zimbabwe is a place of many troubles. Erratic rains and periods of drought, combined with the takeover of white-owned commercial farms by the government, have often brought the words “famine” and “malnutrition” into the mainstream media in connection with this country that was once a...

Colors of Cairo

Friday, May 30, 2003

Kindergarten children in the Imbaba neighborhood of Cairo, Egypt, participate in a two-week drawing exercise facilitated by Hine Fellow Julie Norman. Photograph by Julie Norman Introduction by Julie Norman From September 2002 through June 2003, I served as a Lewis Hine Documentary Fellow with Children of the Nile, a non-governmental organization (NGO) in Cairo, Egypt. As a Hine...

Images of Childhood in South Africa Ten Years After Apartheid

Friday, May 30, 2003

Baldwin. Kwa Zulu-Natal. Photograph by Salumu.  "This is my older brother Wawa. He wants to be a musician in his life—his favorite musician is Tupac. He calls himself Tupac whatever he’s doing. Even in this picture he posed like Tupac. If you know Tupac, you will see how he resembles Tupac. Everything is Tupac, Tupac, Tupac. In this picture he’s dressed ‘pocket down’ and calls...

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