In 2013 while photographing under-recognized living leaders of the Civil Rights movement, SHEILA PREE BRIGHT made a connection between young social activists taking a stand against the same struggles their parents and grandparent endured during the 1960’s. Her project 1960Now reflects on the similarities between then and now.
Doug DuBois’ project, My Last Day At Seventeen captures the bravado and adventure of childhood with an eye towards its fragility and inevitable loss. Made over a five year period in the town of Cobh, County Cork in Ireland, the photographs are faithful depictions of adolescent experience, during the a time of economic uncertainty and the anxious countenance of Irish youth.
Joe Riis' decade long project Yellowstone Migrations took him from being a field biologist to a wildlife photojournalist, during which he documented in photographs for the first time the long distance migrations of the hooved animals in the Yellowstone region. His work is currently featured in the May 2016 edition of National Geographic Magazine.