Facts about Ed Kashi


Fact #1

Ed Kashi enjoys teaching young photographers and provides workshops all around the world, from India, and Italy to costa Rica, as well as in the United States.


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"Sugarcane and Kidney Disease" 2014 (photo above)

In Nicaragua, Ed kashi Follows the path of the CKDu disease, "Research on the subject of CKDu indicates that repeated dehydration, severe heat, and environmental toxins might play a huge part in the rising death toll among sugarcane workers", and and the destruction is wreaks on their family's and friends lives. One in three men die from this disease by the age of 49.


Fact #2

Ed Kashi is a National Geographic photographer and a "Master of Photography", a program selecting twelve of National Geographic's finest and while honoring them, and the photographer shares his personal vision and professional techniques.


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"World of Matter" 2008 (photo above)

An International research project, World of Matter "[Investigates] the use of our world’s resources with their respective mediums" and tells story's about the misuse of Earths resources.


Fact #3

Ed Kashi has various social media platforms and he says that he enjoys "connecting with loved ones and total strangers all over the world through this visual form of social media".


Fact #4

In addition to photography, Kashi produces films to coincide with his pictures. Most of the videos are centered around social and political issues to raise awareness of the social injustices happening in a particular region. At least one of Kashi's films has been honored at the Artivist Film Festival.

http://edkashi.com/types/films/ http://edkashi.com/about/

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"Waiting for Francis" September 29, 2015 (photo above)

People from all over the United States gathered in the World Trade Center Memorial to glimpse Pope Francis at the memorial. Some onlookers waited there for many hours to see the Pope.


Fact #5

Ed Kashi has published eight books, his most influential and popular being "The Curse of Black Gold: 50 years on the Niger Delta".