courage and strength: portraits of those who have served

This fall the Honolulu Museum of Art presents the contemporary photography exhibition Courage and Strength: Portraits of Those Who Have Served. The exhibition features Nina Berman's "Purple Hearts", as well as work by Ashley Gilbertson, Peter Hapak, Tim Hetherington, and Suzanne Opton—five internationally acclaimed artists who have explored the contradictions of war through powerful images that provide an intimate, personal look at American men and women who… read more ›

visual storytelling in an open society

A six-month training opportunity for documentary photographers and photojournalists in Egypt.

In collaboration with Al-liquindoi Workshops and Cairo-based Contemporary Image Collective, NOOR continues its educational efforts in the Arab world. "Visual Storytelling in an Open Society" is a training opportunity for local photographers in Egypt.

The program provides fully funded training… read more ›

stop and frisk

At a rate of every minute every day, the New York Police Department stops a person, questions them, asks for identification, and frisks them, sometimes at gunpoint, sometimes slapped against a wall. The number one reason for the stop, according to NYPD statistics, is that the person made a "furtive" look. The number two reason is "other". Most of… read more ›

climate change by noor: exhibition schedule

climate change by noor: exhibition schedule

Climate Change by NOOR is a multi-year group project focusing on issues related to the rise of global temperatures. This page will be updated with upcoming and current shows.Upcoming shows:(To be determined.) Past shows:

27 JUN – 13 OCT 2013: Solutions by NOOR at La Maison de… read more ›

launch of noor climate change project

launch of noor climate change project

Climate Change by NOOR launched with a series of events and public initiatives during the UN Climate Summit in Copenhagen in December 2009. Filmmaker Ivan Abreu documented these events. During the first week of the Climate Summit, the Danish newspaper Information produced 50,000 additional… read more ›