Books and Links

Slow food, Slow money…

http://www.slowmoneyalliance.org/ by Woody Tasch

Founded by Woody Tasch, a pioneer in merging investing and philanthropy, Slow Money’s mission is to build local and national networks, and develop new financial products and services, dedicated to:
* investing in small food enterprises and local food systems;
* connecting investors to their local economies; and,
* building the nurture capital industry.
Soil fertility, [...]


the documentary handbook

the documentary handbook

I’ve just started reading The Documentary Handbook by Peter Lee Wright. The introduction starts with the following quote from Salman Rushdie:
If you want to tell the untold stories, if you want to give voice to the voiceless, you’ve got to find a language. Which goes for film as well as prose, for documentary as well [...]


Christopher Anderson interview

Christopher Anderson interview

Christopher Anderson talks about his photographic practice and the evolution of Photojournalism …


Chimamanda Adichie: The danger of a single story

Our lives, our cultures, are composed of many overlapping stories. Novelist Chimamanda Adichie tells the story of how she found her authentic cultural voice — and warns that if we hear only a single story about another person or country, we risk a critical misunderstanding.


Daniel Goleman on compassion


Le corps incarcéré wins at Visa pour l’Image

Le corps incarcéré wins the webdocumentary grand prix at this years Visa pour l’Image in Perpignan.


FREE by Chris Anderson

I got my copy from Amazon yesterday and have started to charge through it. It makes for fascinating reading, particularly considering the way that “free” is affecting the photographic industry at this time. I hear that the book is available for free in a variety of different forms: podcast at iTunes, digital book art google.books [...]


After Photography by Fred Ritchin

We are all photographers now and I suppose that is why I’d like to recommend After Photography by Fred Ritchin to everyone. I’ve yet to find a better commentary on where photography has come from and where it might be going to.
” After Photography is a most necessary book at this revolutionary moment, detailing the [...]