Stare. It is the way to educate your eye, and more. Stare, pry, listen, eavesdrop. Die knowing something. You are not here long. -- Walker Evans

Tuesday, March 27, 2012 beta is a crowd-funding website for photojournalism projects.

From On photojournalists pitch their projects directly to the public. By agreeing to back a story, for a minimum contribution of $10, you are making sure that the issues you care about receive the in-depth coverage they deserve. In exchange you are invited along on the journey. [Read more...]  

Photo above: Opposition troops take positions as they push west outside of Ras Lanuf after taking the city back from troops loyal to Qaddafi, in Eastern Libya, March 5, 2011. Lynsey Addario/VII for the NY Times

Almost Dawn in Libya by ADIL from

ADIL - Almost Dawn in Libya

ADIL is an Arabic name derived from the Arabic word "Adl" which means "fairness" and "justice"

An original idea by André Liohn with: Lynsey Addario, Eric Bouvet, Bryan Denton, Christopher Morris, Jehad Nga, Finbarr O'Reilly and Paolo Pellegrin.


The ADIL project's purpose is to contribute to the Reconciliation process for Libyan People facing the aftermath of the civil war. The core concept of the project is to use Visual Communication as a Bridge for Reconciliation.

International photographers who lived the conflict "on the ground" offer independent visual documentation of the war and are partnering with local organizations to bring four exhibitions to four Libyan cities - Benghazi, Misratah, Tripoli and Zintan - scheduled for the spring 2012, one year after the eruption of the conflict against the Ghaddafi regime. [Read more...]

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