For anyone in NYC next Thursday, May 12th, buy a ticket and come along to this wonderful event. There are some beautiful photographs being auctioned with very reasonable reserve prices. If you aren’t in NYC, you can still bid by proxy via phone or email or make a donation HERE.
Event: An Evening to Support Human-Rights Journalism
When: May 12, 2011
Where: 25CPW Gallery, Central Park West at 62nd Street, New York, NY 10023
Details: Student tickets: $25.00, Individual tickets: $75.00 or two for $100
Invite: The invite is linked at the bottom of this post.
Co-Hosted by Gloria Steinem and Jonathan Alter.
Journalists and friends of the Dart Society honor psychiatrist Frank Ochberg for his commitment to improving the coverage of trauma, violence and PTSD.
Photojournalism exhibition, “Trauma in Three Acts,” curated by Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist Kim Komenich.
Reception 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., with cocktails and hors d’oeurvres; program begins at 7 p.m. with silent and live auctions of prints and other items.
Photographic donations include works by established and upcoming photographers, including (these will be posted online shortly): Ana Adarve, David Arky, Nina Berman, Robin Bowman, Samantha Box, David Burnett, Debbie Fleming Caffery, Vincent Cianni, John Delanay, James Whitlow Delano, Jason Eskenazi, Patrick Farrell, Donna Ferrato, Allen Frame, Stanley Greenberg, Lori Grinker, David Alan Harvey, Ron Haviv, Todd Heisler, Sean Hemmerle, Jennifer Karady, Ed Kashi, Andrew Lichtenstein, Ken Light, Jon Lowenstein, Erica McDonald, Susan Meiselas, John Moore, Kathryn Obermaier, Suzanne Opton, Lucian Perkins, Mark Peterson, James Pomerantz, Joseph Rodriguez, Claire Rosen, Ken Schles, Leif Skoogfors, Amy Stein, John Trotter, Phil Toledano, Scott Wallace.
There are many other auction items including: restaurant meals, signed books by noted authors such as E. L. Doctorow, Bill Moyers, and Paul Simon (lyric book and album), plus jewelry, theatre tickets, wine and a few other surprises!