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Chipping Away at Marble by Alyssa Rivas

by tuftsigl
Chipping Away at Marble by Alyssa Rivas Aug 17

The past month and a half I have been working as a photojournalist for the South African newspaper, Mail&Guardian – an internship I got through the IGL’s Program for Narrative and Documentary Practice and its director Gary Knight -- as well as pursuing personal photographic/videographic projects.

In my travels across the continent to Ghana, around South Africa and into Swaziland, I have covered everything from hard news to the latest in South African hip-hop. Much of the narrative of the continent focuses solely on the poor and the struggling but through my time here I have been exposed to the ‘other side’ of Africa; the supremely rich and thriving. This dichotomy is present in the everyday landscape of South Africa and I believe is showing through the work I have produced.

Jul 19

The secret lives of California border families by Dexter Eichhorst. Part 1: Obstacles

by tuftsigl

Going into this experience, I knew I would face many challenges in the creation of this documentary project; I had been a student in the IGL’s Program for Narrative and Documentary Practice fall class, and throughout the planning and budgeting process, I had had time to prepare mentally and hypothetically for much of the seemingly ine

Sep 26

Students Journalists Investigate Rajasthan Free Medicine Scheme By Sophia Grogan

by tuftsigl

Over the summer, students in the Program for Narrative and Documentary Practice participated in a two-week workshop looking at the Free Medicine Scheme (RFMS) in Rajasthan, India.

Jan 28

PNDP Exhibition Opening: "More than Pain: Documenting Palliative Care in Kenya"

by tuftsigl

An opening reception was held on Tuesday, January 26, 2016 for the exhibition "More than Pain: Documenting Palliative Care in Kenya" in the Slater Concourse Gallery.

Dec 30

PNDP Course Fall 2015

by jessiewallner

This fall's PNDP course ended the semester by creating and presenting a story from their work to children at Bright Horizons (formerly Tufts Educational Day Care Center).  The stories ranged from "space aliens" in Providence to the life of a tow truck, told in photos and words.
 

Nov 20

VII Perspectives: Migration Workshop

by jessiewallner

On 14-15 Nov, IGL along with the Program for Narrative and Documentary Practice and the ExCollege hosted VII Photo Agency at Tufts at the weekend for a seminar built around the photography of the current migration crisis in Europe.

Nov 02

PNDP Class Fall 2015

by jessiewallner

This year's PNDP class has been working on a range of small local projects, including learning to observe and describe everyday scenes and documenting recent high school homecomings.
 

Oct 15

The Wonderland Exhibition

by jessiewallner

The Program for Narrative and Documentary Practice opened its Wonderland exhibition in the Slater Concourse Gallery.

Oct 13

"More than Pain: Documenting Palliative Care in Kenya" Opening Reception

by tuftsigl

Last night was the opening reception for the "More than Pain: Documenting Palliative Care in Kenya" exhibition in Nairobi, Kenya, curated by the IGL's very own former photographers, Elizabeth Mealey. The event was a huge success!

Aug 24

Open Society Foundation Workshop in Nairobi, Kenya: Blog Two

by jessiewallner

Students in the OSF workshop took a break from their work late on Sunday to visit the Great Rift Valley overlook & watch the sunset.

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