Oct 25, 2010 | No Comments
More than 4,000 children are in need of heart surgeries in Iraqi Kurdistan. This photo of 7-year-old Hussen Khalid's surgery (as seen in the reflection in the heart rate monitor) was taken during the 2010 Remedy Mission by the...
Jul 13, 2010 | No Comments
Invisible by Ozlem Yasayan I promised this to my students awhile back and it has taken me far too long to post it. I was truly honored to work with such a talented, energetic, and motivated group of students...Continue reading Foundry Photo Workshop Roundup #2.
Jul 4, 2010 | No Comments
Fireworks at the Khanzad Hotel with the America Kurdistan Friendship Association in Erbil, Iraq on July 4, 2010. (Photo: Jon Vidar) Happy Fourth of July everyone! The America Kurdistan Friendship Association hosted a pretty big celebration for all of...Continue reading Fourth of July in Iraq.
Jun 29, 2010 | No Comments
Above: Closing night presentations at the Foundry Photojournalism Workshop in Istanbul, Turkey. (Photo: Jon Vidar) The Foundry Photojournalism Workshop in Istanbul, Turkey has come and gone. It was a great 10 days filled with motivated students, long lessons, intense...Continue reading Foundry Photo Workshop Roundup.
Jun 18, 2010 | No Comments
Kids take over Grant's camera while filming a promotional video for The Tiziano Project in Erbil, Iraq. (Photo: Jon Vidar) The first couple weeks in Iraq have gone by swimmingly. It took us a little bit of time for...Continue reading Iraq update... On my way to Istanbul..
Feb 22, 2010 | 3 Comments
Before I get to talking about my new adventures, I'd just like to mention a couple things about the new web site. Using MovableType 5 and Photoshelter, I have combined my travel web site and my photography web site...Continue reading The new Jon Vidar Photography, South Africa, and Iraq.
Jun 16, 2009 | No Comments
I'm down to my last day here in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq and have seen all that I can this trip. As promised, here is the low down on my experiences with the camps I visited and an update on my life with the Dizayee tribe.Continue reading Kurdish Refugee & IDP Camps (Part I).
Jun 11, 2009 | 4 Comments
Just a quick update, the trip is going well (minus watching a six year old smoke a cigarette) and I've had amazing luck regarding access to the camps. Read on to find out about the friends and connections that I have made on this trip. I should be posting an account of the camps next week along with some video. I'll keep you posted!Continue reading My postmodern entrance into a premodern reality.
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