PHOTOGRAPHY IN A DIGITAL WORLD LECTURE SERIES PRESENTATIONS

 

Richard Falco – “Documentary Origins & Inventions”

     Mr. Falco will be participating in a symposium that examines the issues related to documentary education.  His presentation will focus on his insights and experiences as the President of Vision Project and his position as a faculty member and the Coordinator of Digital Journalism in the Masters Program at Sacred Heart University.

     Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University on November 22, 2015.

Richard Falco -- "The Power of the Image"

     This presentation will introduce the audience to Vision Project’s work as documentarians & educators.  Vision Project is an organization dedicated to the development of investigative journalism, documentary photography, video, multimedia, and education. The goal of Vision Project is to produce material and educational programs that encourage understanding and awareness.   The presentation will showcase a number of Vision Project films, multimedia and photographic projects.  The presentation will take place at the Rye Arts Center, 51 Milton Road, Rye, NY.  -- October 13, 2015 -- 7:00 PM

 

Chester Higgins Jr. -- "In Search for the Signature of the Spirit"

     Mr. Higgins has been a staff photographer with the New York Times for over three decades. He is the author of many books and is the recipient of numerous awards. With his photographs, he attempts to redefine the aesthetic as it relates to people by visually articulating their decency, dignity and character. His photographs reflect his concern for humanity. 

   The presentation took place on October 17, 2012 at 6:30 pm - Curtis Hall Auditorium, Sacred Heart University, 5151 Park Ave. Fairfield, CT 06825 Click here for more information.

 

Richard Falco -- "The Power of the Image and the Transition to Multimedia."

     Richard Falco is the President of Vision Project.  For the past thirty years he has worked as a photographer, filmmaker, and journalist. He has worked for many major magazines, including: Time, Newsweek, Geo, New York Times, & others. There are two published books of Mr. Falco’s work: Medics: A Documentation of Paramedics in the Harlem Community and To Bear Witness/ September 11. He is also the director of the films: Crossroads: Rural Health Care In America and Holding Back The Surge. Mr. Falco has taught and lectured at a number of universities and institutions and presently teaches in the graduate & undergraduate programs at Sacred Heart University.  Click here for more information.

    The presentation took place on October 15, 2012 at 10:00 am, at the New York Film Academy, 568 Broadway, NY, NY.

Ed Kashi 

     Ed Kashi is a photojournalist, filmmaker and educator dedicated to documenting the social and political issues that define our times. A sensitive eye and an intimate relationship to his subjects are signatures of his work. As a member of VII Photo Agency, Kashi has been recognized for his complex imagery and its compelling rendering of the human condition.  Kashi has done assignments throughout the world for National Geographic as well as many other magazines. He has won numerous awards and his projects have generated six books. 

     The presentation tookplace on March 13, 2012 at 7:00 pm - Curtis Hall Theatre, Sacred Heart University, 5151 Park Ave. Fairfield, CT 06825.

 

Richard Falco

     The focus of the presentation will be, "The Power of the Image and the Transition to Multimedia." Richard Falco is the President of Vision Project.  As a photographer, he has done assignments on four continents in over thirty-five countries and has worked for many major publications, including: Time, Life Magazine, Newsweek, Geo, New York Times, US News & World Report, to name a few.  There are two published books of Mr. Falco’s work, Medics: A Documentation of Paramedics in the Harlem Community and To Bear Witness/ September 11. He has taught at a number of universities and schools; notably, The New School for Social Research; Sacred Heart University; several State Universities of New York, and the School of Visual Arts.  It took place at the New York Film Academy on February15, 2012 at 10:00 am.

 

Les Stone & Richard Falco

     "The Power of the Image: Making Images that Affect People."  February 25, 2012.   

      A One-Day Workshop at the New England Photographic Workshops. New Milford, CT.

How do we create photographs that affect others? As individuals, photography can give us a strong voice. It can serve as a means in which we generate awareness and chronicle our history. Both Les Stone & Richard Falco will make presentations of their work.  This workshop will help the student develop the skills and insights necessary to document those things that are important to them. Focus is placed on making strong visual images and developing a photographic essay.

Richard Falco
     The focus of the presentation will be, "The Power of the Image and the Transition to Multimedia." Richard Falco is the President of Vision Project.  As a photographer, he has done assignments on four continents in over thirty-five countries and has worked for many major publications, including: Time, Life Magazine, Newsweek, Geo, New York Times, US News & World Report, to name a few.  There are two published books of Mr. Falco’s work, Medics: A Documentation of Paramedics in the Harlem Community and To Bear Witness/ September 11. He has taught at a number of universities and schools; notably, The New School for Social Research; Sacred Heart University; several State Universities of New York, and the School of Visual Arts.  It will take place at the New York Film Academy on December 3, 2011 at 9:00 am.

Al Bello

     Over the last two decades, Bello has photographed almost every major sporting event on the planet. He has covered 4 Winter and 4 Summer Olympics Games, World Series Baseball, the Super Bowl, Stanley Cups, World Cup Soccer, the US Open, Wimbledon, the Pan Am Games, Aquatic Championships and to countless world title boxing fights. Bello has worked on assignment for Sports Illustrated, ESPN the Magazine, Newsweek, Time, The New York Times, and The LA Times. He has won various awards from World Press Photo, National Press Photographers Association, Pictures of the Year International, The New York Press Photographers Association, The Boxing Writers Association, The Football Hall of Fame, The Baseball Hall of Fame and The International Olympic Committee. He brings an extraordinary vision to sports photography.  November 15, 2011 at 7:00pm. Click here for more information

     Location: Schine Auditorium

     Sacred Heart University

     5151 Park Ave

     Fairfield, Connecticut

  

Dr. Abigail E. Disney

     Dr. Abigail E. Disney will be giving a presentation on her PBS series: Women. War & Peace at Sacred Heart University on  Monday, October 3, 2011 at 7:00pm.  

     Abigail E. Disney is a filmmaker and philanthropist. Her longtime passion for women’s issues and peace building culminated in her first film, the acclaimed Pray the Devil Back to Hell, about the Liberian women who peacefully ended their country’s fourteen-year civil war. She is currently Executive Producer of the groundbreaking PBS mini-series Women, War & Peace, the most comprehensive global media initiative ever mounted on the role of women in peace and conflict.

     Location: University Commons

     Sacred Heart University

     5151 Park Ave

     Fairfield, Connecticut

Richard Falco
     Richard Falco is the President of Vision Project.  As a photographer, he has done assignments on four continents in over thirty-five countries and has worked for many major publications, including: Time, Life Magazine, Newsweek, Geo, New York Times, US News & World Report, to name a few.  There are two published books of Mr. Falco’s work, Medics: A Documentation of Paramedics in the Harlem Community and To Bear Witness/ September 11. He has taught at a number of universities and schools; notably, The New School for Social Research; Sacred Heart University; several State Universities of New York, and the School of Visual Arts. The focus of the presentation will be, "The Documentary Image and the Importance of Global Awareness."  It will take place at the New York Film Academy on October 12, 2011 at 9:00 am.

Richard Falco

     Richard Falco is the President of Vision Project.  As a photographer, he has done assignments on four continents in over thirty-five countries and has worked for many major publications, including: Time, Life Magazine, Newsweek, Geo, New York Times, US News & World Report, to name a few.  There are two published books of Mr. Falco’s work, Medics: A Documentation of Paramedics in the Harlem Community and To Bear Witness/ September 11. He has taught at a number of universities and schools; notably, The New School for Social Research; Sacred Heart University; several State Universities of New York, and the School of Visual Arts. The focus of the presentation was, "The Documentary Image and the Importance of Global Awareness."  It took place at the New York Film Academy on August 5, 2010 at 9:00 am.

 

Danny Ghitis

     Danny Ghitis gave a presentation of his work on Auschwitz and the Polish town of Oswiecim on August 9, 2011 at 7:00 pm at Sacred Heart University -- Holocaust Studies, Room HC223, 5151 Park Ave., Fairfield, CT 06825.

 

Joe Alicastro

     Joe Alicastro, Vision Project's Senior Producer and Associate Director, gave a lecture at the Columbia School of International & Public Affairs to a group of media executives from China representing the Guangdong Southern Media Group on August 12, 2011.  Mr. Alicastro's lecture covered the subjects of IPTV, Mobile TV, Streaming Media, other New Media: Business Opportunities and Management.  Columbia University, 2960 Broadway, New York, NY 10027.

Les Stone
Haiti:  A History of Crisis
     Critically acclaimed photographer, Les Stone, has been photographing Haiti for over twenty years.  No one has chronicled the country’s history with such depth and understanding.  The winner of several World Press Photo Awards and Picture of the Year Awards, Stone’s work has appeared in the pages of National Geographic, Time, Life, Stern and Fortune and many others. Stone’s work straddles the worlds of photojournalism and fine art photography. His images are powerful not only because they bring to our attention  important and often overlooked events, but because they do so in a visually arresting way.  The presentation will take place at the Schine Auditoriun at Sacred Heart University on March 3, 2011 at 6:30 pm. The event will be moderated by Richard Falco and Dr. June-Ann Greeley, Ph.D.  Click here for more information.

Anthony Suau

    Anthony Suau has dedicated his career to documenting the effects of international events on the lives of people around the world. In 1984, he was awarded a Pulitzer Prize for his images of the famine in Ethiopia. He has won several World Press Photo Awards and was the recipient of the Robert Capa Gold Medal for his coverage of the war in Chechnya. Suau has published two books, one on the war in Chechnya and the other on the genocide in Rwanda. He completed a ten-year project in 1999 entitled Beyond the Fall, which documented the transformation of the former Soviet bloc. An exhibition of that work was presented in London, New York, Washington, and in more than a dozen cities throughout Europe. His most recent book, Fear This, a look at the Iraqi war as seen from the United States will be published in 2004. In 2010, he won an Emmy Award.  The presentation took place at the Schine Auditorium at Sacred Heart University on November 9, 2010 at 2:30 pm.  The title of the presentation is: History and Memory. Click here for more information

 

Joe Alicastro

    A 30-year veteran producer for NBC News, Alicastro was a Special Events Producer for the network's extensive political coverage from 2003 through 2007.  Before that he served as the NBC Rome Bureau Chief, traveling extensively around the globe covering breaking news.  He is the winner of three News and Documentary Emmy awards.  Alicastro will be presenting Vision Project’s film, Crossroads: Rural Healthcare In America. The presentation took place at the New York Film Academy on January 19, 2011 at 12:30pm.

 

Richard Falco

     Richard Falco is the President of Vision Project.  As a photographer, he has done assignments on four continents in over thirty-five countries and has worked for many major publications, including: Time, Life Magazine, Newsweek, Geo, New York Times, US News & World Report, to name a few.  There are two published books of Mr. Falco’s work, Medics: A Documentation of Paramedics in the Harlem Community and To Bear Witness/ September 11. He has taught at a number of universities and schools; notably, The New School for Social Research; Sacred Heart University; several State Universities of New York, and the School of Visual Arts. The focus of the presentation will be, "The Documentary Image and the Importance of Global Awareness."  It took at the New York Film Academy on December 1, 2010 at 9:00 am.

Lucian Read

    Winner of the World Press Award in 2005, Read moves back & forth between video production and photojournalism. He has worked extensively in Iraq, Afghanistan and Latin America. His photographic work has been published in magazines worldwide including Vanity Fair, The New Yorker, Newsweek, Time, US News & World Report, Stern, The New York Times. The session will take place on March 25, 2010 at 1:30 pm at the Schine Auditorium at Sacred Heart University. Click here for more information.

Andrew Lichtenstein

     This presentation featured the photographer, Andrew Lichtenstein. The session took place on October 28, 2009 in the Schine Auditorium at Sacred Heart University. The presentation focused on Lichtenstein's work related to the return of the American soldiers killed in Iraq and the impact on their families. Click here for more information.

Joe Alicastro

     This presentation featured Joe Alicastro. The session took place on April 20, 2009 at the Schine Auditorium at Sacred Heart University.  The presentation is titled: the Digital Journalist.  Mr. Alicastro is a thirty year veteran producer of NBC News and the winner of three News and Documentary Emmy Awards.  The presentation focused on the evolving changes of news journalism. Click here for more information.

-Timothy Fadek

     This presentation featured the photographer, Timothy Fadek. The session took place on October 23, 2008 at the Schine Auditorium at Sacred Heart University. Named a "Hero of Photography" by American Photo Magazine, Fadek has earned numerous awards for his coverage of world events. Click here for more information.

Richard Falco

     This presentation featured the photographer and educator, Richard Falco. The lecture took place at the Hudson Valley Center For Comtemporary Art in Peekskill, NY at 3:00 pm. Mr. Falco's presentation is entitled: Witness to Our Times. It focused on the documentary image and the importance of global awareness. Click here for more information.

Les Stone

     This presentation featured the acclaimed photographer, Les Stone. This session took place on April 21, 2008 at the Schine Auditorium at Sacred Heart University . The winner of several World Press Photo Awards and Picture of the Year Awards, Mr. Stone's presentation focused on penetrating to the heart of a documentary story. Click here for more information.

Richard Falco

     This presentation featured the photographer and educator, Richard Falco. It took place at the Fashion Institute of Technology on May 26, 2008 in Studio 208 at 2:00 pm. Mr. Falco's images have appeared in major magazines throughout the world. His presentation entitled: Witness to Our Times, focused on the documentary image and the importance of global awareness.

Ron Haviv

     This presentation session featured the renowned war photographer, Ron Haviv. This session took place at Sacred Heart University on November 26, 2007 at 1:30 pm at the Schine Auditorium. Mr. Haviv has produced some of the most important images of conflict and other humanitarian crises that have made the headlines since the end of the cold war. His presentation focused on photojournalism and human condition. Click here for more information.

Ron Amato

     This session took place at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Connecticut on November 12, 2007 at 1:30 pm in the Faculty Lounge-Academic Building featured Ron Amato. This presentation consisted of still images and multi-media work. Mr. Amato presented examples from over twenty-five years of image making, illustrating his evolution from commercial photographer to multi-media theater artist. Click here for more information.