Population & Migration

Returning to its iconic location at the Brooklyn Bridge Plaza—located in DUMBO’s Brooklyn Bridge Park beneath the majestic span of the Brooklyn Bridge— Photoville will once again create an immersive photography village populated by 55+ shipping containers repurposed into galleries.
August 11, 2017

Pulitzer Center projects will be featured at Photoville 2017 in New York starting September 13.

The prints sent by the Biennale team, of Sim Chi Yin's "Rat Tribe" project. China, 2017.
July 28, 2017

Photos by Pulitzer Center grantee Sim Chi Yin explore the lives of low-wage workers living in small basement rooms because of high housing costs.  

July 12, 2017

Pulitzer Center at NABJ 2017 National Convention and Career Fair. Come pitch your international stories!

Photo of Rick Pelletier from 'Signs of Your Identity' series. Image by Daniella Zalcman. Canada, 2015.
May 8, 2017

Pulitzer Center grantee talks about her use of double exposure photography to document the effects of cultural genocide and forced assimilation of indigenous communities in Canada.

May 2, 2017

Grantee visits Nerinx Hall High School in St. Louis to discuss how the political dialogue is shaped by immigration policy.

Nawroz and his son Zewarshah at their home in Charkh, Aghanistan, in 2015. Nawroz had sent his sons out to collect grain on the morning of August 3 only to have Zewarshah witness the death of his younger brother, Ayman, whose nickname was Sufi. Image by Jason Motlagh. Afghanistan, 2015.
April 27, 2017

Students hear from Pulitzer Center grantee on his journalism career and issues he has covered, from civilian post-traumatic shock in Afghanistan to the dangerous trek of migrants across the Darien...

Joginder Singh stands in his rice paddy near the village of Noorpur Bet, Punjab. He started practicing climate-smart agriculture this year. He doesn’t read or write, but he learned the methods after visiting a demonstration site. Image by Lisa Palmer. India, 2015.
April 17, 2017

Pulitzer Center-supported reporting from India considered reconciling threat of global environment change with need of feeding a global population.  

Hala can write her name in Engilsh, which puts her at an advantage. Some other refugee kids in her ESL class from other parts of the world don't know how to hold a crayon or sit still in a chair. Image by Robin Shulman. Des Moines, IA, 2016.
April 10, 2017

Pulitzer Center grantee presents her storytelling techniques to journalism students at Campus Consortium partner

Georgiy—or Zhora, as he likes to be known—is a 28-year-old musician, who has been living in a dorm in Kiev since the summer. At first, he had to go to the clinic each day for his substitution therapy—a four-hour round trip. Image by Misha Friedman. Crimea, 2014.
March 31, 2017

Pulitzer Center grantees Misha Friedman and Nora Fitzgerald visit Smith College.

A look at how the lives of women with HIV/AIDS in South Africa have changed in the past three years. Image by Misha Friedman. South Africa, 2016.
March 27, 2017

Documentary photographer brings the stories and photos from his multi-year project on the lives of people with HIV and TB in South Africa to the students and faculty at Campus Consortium partner.

Refugees climb out of their dinghy on the shores of Lesbos after having crossed from Turkey, about seven miles away. Image by Tzeli Hadjidimitiou. Greece, 2015.
March 22, 2017

How are the lives of refugees impacted as they migrate throughout the world? And how does their migration affect the global economy? Join us in New York to discuss.  

A shot of video footage of Izmir, Turkey, overlaid with images posted by refugees on Instagram from those same sites. Image by Tomas van Houtyryve. Turkey, 2016.
March 20, 2017

Van Houtryve's work is also on display in the "Perpetual Revoultion: The Image and Social Change" exhibit at the International Center of Photography.