Ed Kashi

Lecture with Ed Kashi at Westerdals School of Communication.

Ed Kashi (born November 16, 1957) is an American photojournalist and member of VII Photo based in the Greater New York area. Kashi’s award-winning work spans from high-end print photojournalism to experimental film. He most noted for documenting contemporary sociopolitical issues.

Photo Johnny Leo Johansen(c)

Ed Kashi’s work on the plight of the Kurdish people and the impact of the oil industry upon the impoverished Niger Delta has provided extensive photojournalistic coverage of these global issues. In addition, he is known for his coverage of religious strife both in America and abroad. Most notable would be his work documenting the Protestant community in Northern Ireland, the lives of Jewish settlers in the West Bank, and the strife between the Shiites and Sunnis in Iraq.