Alexia in New Zealand: Lectures, Discussions, Radio Shows, Exhibitions & More

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Last week, Alexia Foundation Executive Administrator James Dooley was a key participant in the the Auckland Festival of Photography, a city-wide contemporary art and cultural event which takes place in Auckland’s major galleries, project spaces, non-gallery venues and public sites during June annually. It is the largest festival of photography in New Zealand.

“My goal was to show the importance and depth of serious documentary work that needs to be done, needs to be shown and exposed, and these projects and many, many others were done with the support of The Alexia Foundation,” explained Dooley on the Auckland Festival was something he thought The Alexia Foundation should participate in. Continue reading

“Eyes on the World” – Showing the Stories that Drive Change

A guest absorbs images from Amanda Berg's "Keg Stand Queens" at the opening of the "Eyes on the World" exhibition at 25CPW Gallery in New York on June 20. Photo by Mike Davis.

On Thursday, June 20, a steamy New York City evening, The Alexia Foundation and 25CPW Gallery welcomed more than 250 guests to “Eyes on the World,” an exhibition of some of the most moving, provocative and inspiring photographs from the … Continue reading

“Eyes on the World” Exhibition Preview Slideshow

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On June 20 at 6 p.m., the “Eyes on the World” exhibition hosted by The Alexia Foundation opens at 25CPW Gallery in New York. On display will be some of the the most moving, provocative, and inspiring photographs from the … Continue reading

Interview with Amanda Berg on her “Keg Stand Queens”

Allison, 20. Henrietta, NY. Saint Patrick's Day. March, 2010. Amanda Berg/Alexia Foundation

Amanda Berg was the 2011 student winner with her project “Keg Stand Queens,” a stark look at dangerous binge drinking among college-aged women. Time Magazine featured her work on their special health reporting on the theme. Her documentary photography on … Continue reading

Amanda Berg shows binge drinking among college-aged women with “Keg Stand Queens”

Allison, 20. Henrietta, NY. Allison's 20th birthday. March, 2010. Amanda Berg/Alexia Foundation

Today’s photo is from Amanda Berg’s 2011 winning student project, “Keg Stand Queens” which shows the effects of binge drinking among college-aged women. As a junior in college, Amanda Berg decided to bring her camera to a Halloween Party. The … Continue reading

The Alexia Foundation Hosting “Eyes on the World” Exhibit and Amanda Berg Lecture in New York

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Pictures can capture our hearts, make us laugh, or provide a glimpse into a sobering reality of human actions and consequences through a language we can all understand. Photojournalists, bringing inhumanity and injustice into focus, shine a light on some … Continue reading

Photographer Updates: Palu, Berg, Ferdous, Capozziello, Eich, Sinclair, Bleasdale, Lynch & Astrada

Louie Palu for the Globe and Mail on US-Mexico Border

In our photographer updates, we feature a list of recent works, prizes and publications by Alexia grantees past and present. This year Louie Palu, 2010 Alexia grantee, criss-crossed more than 3,000 kilometres of the US-Mexico border to tell the story … Continue reading

Alexia Foundation Photo of Today – Amanda Berg

Allison, 20. Henrietta, NY. Saint Patrick's Day. March, 2010. Amanda Berg/Alexia Foundation

The Alexia Foundation photo of today, Thursday, is from Amanda Berg’s 2011 winning student project, “Keg Stand Queens.” The project examines the culture of binge drinking among girls on college campuses. In her proposal, Berg cites the Convergency Hypothesis: as … Continue reading