Posts Tagged ‘Ruddy Roye’

PDN Video: Ruddy Roye on Instagram, Storytelling, and Risking the “Angry Black Man” Label

Posted by on Monday March 2, 2015 | PDN Video Picks, Photojournalism, Social Media/Web

Photographer Ruddy Roye has attracted 116,000 Instagram followers despite–or perhaps because of–his gritty, difficult subject matter and the long captions he posts to help humanize his subjects. Using Instagram largely as a tool of social activism, Roye draws attention to racial and economic injustice primarily in New York City, and often in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood... More

Sandy Fundraisers: Great Photographers Selling Prints For Sandy Relief (Updated)

Posted by on Wednesday November 14, 2012 | Events, Fine Art, Photojournalism, Social Media/Web

A print sale fundraiser for Hurricane Sandy relief featuring $50 prints of iPhone photographs from a great list of photographers will take place this Monday, November 19 at Foley Gallery in New York. Organized by Wyatt Gallery, Michael Foley, Ben Lowy and Ruddy Roye, and curated by Jun Lee, the show includes photos by Lowy,... More