Ed Kashi: Everyday Climate Change

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Artist's Statement

@EverydayClimateChange is a collaborative Instagram feed that launched in January 2015 and features work from a collective of photographers, who share photographs made from all seven continents. The feed documents not only the effects of climate change, but also potential solutions to mitigate the effects of global warming on our world. @EverydayClimateChange presents visual evidence that climate change doesn’t just happen “over there;” it is also happening “right here." As a contributing photographer to this project, I chose these images from my archive as well as new images from the field, to reflect how climate change is impacting people all over the world.

Artist's Bio

Ed Kashi is a photojournalist, filmmaker, speaker, 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. As a member of VII Photo Agency, Kashi has been recognized for his complex imagery and its compelling rendering of the human condition. Through his photography and filmmaking, along with his work as a mentor, teacher and lecturer, Kashi is a leading voice in the photojournalism and visual storytelling community. Kashi’s images have been published and exhibited worldwide, and he has produced eight books. His innovative approach to photography and filmmaking has helped him produce a number of influential short films and earn recognition as the POYi Awards’ as 2015 Multimedia Photographer of the Year. Kashi’s full embrace of technology has led to creative social media projects for a range of clients including National Geographic, The New Yorker, and MSNBC. From implementing a unique approach to photography and filmmaking in his 2006 Iraqi Kurdistan Flipbook, to revolutionary Instagram coverage of Hurricane Sandy for TIME in 2012, Kashi continues to create compelling imagery and engage with the world in new ways.  

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