Posts Tagged ‘Joao Silva’

Events, Awards and Other Photo Happenings

Posted by on Wednesday June 5, 2013 | Awards/Contests/Grants, Business, Events, Fine Art, Photojournalism

Events Tonight at the New York Public Library, photography educator and historian Deborah Willis will discuss Leonard Freed‘s photographs of the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. Joining Willis on the panel will be photographers Eli Reed and Jamel Shabazz, scholar Paul M. Farber, writer Michael Eric Dyson, and Freed’s widow, Brigitte Freed.... More

Joao Silva’s First Assignment Since His Injury a Fitting One

Posted by on Monday August 1, 2011 | Photojournalism

Photojournalist Joao Silva, who lost both of his legs last October after stepping on a landmine in Afghanistan, took on an appropriate first assignment for The New York Times last week: photographing the closing of Walter Reed Army Medical Center, the hospital where he worked to recover from his injuries alongside soldiers wounded in Iraq... More

Silva and Marinovich: “I have never had a death wish”

Posted by on Friday May 6, 2011 | Photojournalism

If you’ve read  “The Inner Lives of War Photographers,” the article Bill Keller, executive editor of The New York Times, has written about his visit to photographer Joao Silva at Walter Reade Hospital, you’ll be interested to read the full transcript of Keller’s interview with Silva and his friend, photographer Greg Marinovich, which is posted... More

Joao Silva Being Treated at Washington Army Hospital

Posted by on Thursday November 4, 2010 | Photojournalism, Photos In The News

Joao Silva, the New York Times contract photographer who was severely wounded when he stepped on a land mine in Afghanistan on October 23, has undergone “repeated operations” at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, DC , according to his long-time friend and former collaborator Greg Marinovich. Marinovich has reported that the South... More