David Denil was awarded one of four Alexia Student Award of Excellence Grants this past April for “Let Us Not Fall Asleep While Walking,” which depicts the psychological state of Ukraine, haunted by its past and memory as it looks to the future. His images are metaphorical representations of everyday life where time seems frozen but dreams and hope linger.
In this new interview with Denil, we talk about what this work means, where it came from and what he plans to do with it next. Continue reading →
With an opening reception tonight, Feb. 9, Nathaniel Brunt’s #shaheed will be on display in a solo exhibition at the Scotiabank CONTACT gallery in Torono, Canada until Mar. 25. #shaheed is a study of the war in Kashmir, the men fighting in it, and the changing relationship between technology and the representation of conflict.
Nathaniel Brunt was The Alexia 2016 student winner for #shaheed. His Alexia grant helped support this important work. Continue reading →
The first ever conference of its kind, Running for Cover: Politics, Justice and Media in the Syrian Conflict, will be held on October 6 at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University.
The focus of this daylong event will be accountability in the Syrian conflict. Policy makers and media leaders will analyze the international community’s response to the Syrian conflict as well as discuss the challenges in reporting the war, developing political solutions and seeking justice for victims. Award-winning photography and 360° video from the region will be shown.
Daniel Etter’s photo essay “Hands Across the Water” for Al Jazeera America provides an intimate portrait of a crew and ship trying to save migrants that are ignored by Europeans. In 2006, Etter won an Alexia Student Award of Excellence for his project “The Long Shadow of the Third Reich” which captured The March of the Living: a Jewish commemoration of the Holocaust to remind people of the atrocities of the Nazi regime. Continue reading →
Alexia Foundation photographers are some of the most prolific visual storytellers on the planet, tackling a wide range of issues in their photographic projects. All of the following photographers can be followed on Instagram, by clicking the link next to … Continue reading →
Alexia grantee Katie Orlinsky received one of nine inaugural grants from The Howard G. Buffet Fund for Women Journalists from the International Women’s Media Foundation. The grant will be used for working on a photography project exploring climate change and environmental issues in Alaskan communities. Continue reading →
In the September issue of Professional Photographer, Gabriel Romero speaks to the magazine about what it takes to photograph in the extreme circumstances he often finds himself in around the world in pursuit of some of the most challenging and … Continue reading →
Roger LeMoyne’s 2004 professional project, “Gold, Guns and Germs: The Effects of Conflict in the DR Congo” looks at the impact of conflict on the civilian population of the region. Particularly, the work focuses on the children who have been … Continue reading →
In 2006 Balazs Gardi was awarded the Alexia Professional Grant for his work “Afghanistan – Between War And Peace.” The project documented Afghanistan, a nation shattered by wars, droughts and earthquakes, looking for signs of stability amid an uneasy peace. … Continue reading →
Jan Dago’s work, “Civil War in Sierra Leone” is exceptional. He was sent to the nation for a news story to cover the unimaginably cruel war taking place in a struggle for power. During that trip, he realized that he … Continue reading →
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