OSI Event: Photography as Advocacy?

Uploaded on behalf of the Open Society Institute: Photography as Advocacy? Day Labor, Family, and the New Global Economy   The threats to immigrants' rights give urgency to documenting and understanding the tensions in the personal lives of day laborers and their complex place in the temporary employment sector of the new global economy.   Please join us for a discussion about Day Labor, Family, and the New Global Economy, part of the ongoing Photography As Advocacy? series presented by the Open Society Institute, which explores how photography can be used to shape public policy and perception and to effect social change.   Wednesday, November 9th, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Columbia University School of Social Work 1255 Amsterdam Avenue (between 121st and 122nd Streets) Concourse Level   Jon Lowenstein, photographer Susan Meiselas, moderator Chris Newman, National Day Laborer Organizing Network coordinator   RSVP to Whitney Johnson at whjohnson@sorosny.org or (212) 548-0336.   Lowenstein’s work, which is part of the Moving Walls photography exhibition organized by the Open Society Institute, is currently on display at the Columbia University School of Social Work. For more information about the exhibition, please visit www.movingwalls.org.

Poll

Which Photo Agency Is Hardest To Deal With? (Please use the comment section to address some of the issues you see.)
Getty
29%
Corbis
7%
Sipa
5%
Blackstar
4%
WireImage
6%
Panos
1%
Agency VU
2%
Lookat Photos
4%
VII
6%
Magnum
11%
Aurora
1%
Gamma
5%
WPN
5%
Zuma Press
8%
Polaris
5%
Total votes: 690