October 25, 2016 /
The New York Times
In the capital, Pyongyang, entertainment options have expanded under Kim Jong-un, giving the privileged few—and foreigners—a glimpse of a better life.
February 19, 2014 /
North Korean escapees have endured extreme hunger and brutal treatment by the most totalitarian society on earth.
October 24, 2013
Join us for a week of events at FotoWeek DC 2013 featuring photography focused on the way borders affect the populations they separate.
September 5, 2013
Tomas van Houtryve talks about photographing North Korea from the outside.
August 18, 2013
Pulitzer Center grantee Tomas van Houtryve’s project “Borderline North Korea,” documents North Korea’s 1400 km border with China and the D.M.Z. separating it from South Korea.
August 12, 2013 /
The world's roads are still a place of carnage, with hair-raising instances of risky practices, unenforced laws and shoddy data. This quick survey of country facts also shows that progress is real.
June 3, 2013
Executive Director Jon Sawyer introduces a standout project on Afghan landay poetry by grantees Eliza Griswold and Seamus Murphy, to which Poetry magazine have dedicated the entire June issue.
May 30, 2013 /
American Public Media
Grantee Tomas Van Houtryve was granted entry to North Korea, but he knew the scripted scenes he shot weren’t telling the real story.
May 18, 2013 /
Starkly different from the carefully orchestrated scenes in Pyongyang, the landscapes along North Korea's borders are at turns porous and paranoid.
May 15, 2013 /
A $429 million dam shows how South Korea deals with doomsday threats from the North.