Oct 10, 2014–Jan 5, 2015
Oct 10, 2014, 5–8PM
Artist Talk and Book Signing
Oct 11, 2014, 1–3PM
Carlos Javier Ortiz will deliver an artist talk and will be available afterward to sign copies of the new book, We All We Got.
Oct 15, 2014, 6–8PM
Art Works Projects for Human Rights, a panel discussion including Alex Kotlowitz, Luke Anderson, Diane Latiker, and Carlos Javier Ortiz, will take place at 625 N Kingsbury Street, Chicago, IL 60654.
Oct 9, 2014, 6–8PM
All of the proceeds from this event will be benefiting Youth Service Project and Kids Off the Block, two non-profit organizations dedicated to providing positive alternatives for at-risk youth affected by gun violence.
Oct 27, 2014, 5–6PM
Artist Carlos Javier Ortiz will be in discussion with Mark Schulte, Director of Education, at the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, 1779 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Suite 615, Washington, DC 20036.
Carlos Javier Ortiz is visual artist who works with photography, film and text and specializes in long-term documentaries that focus on urban life, gun violence, race, poverty and marginalized communities. Ortiz collaborates with his subjects by asking them to share their personal narratives and testimonials. His work confronts human suffering while simultaneously illuminating compassion and optimism. Ortiz has received numerous accolades for his work including the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights Photography award for his series Too Young to Die. He is the recipient of many grants from organizations such as the Open Society Foundations; The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation; the California Endowment National Health Journalism Fellowship; the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting; and the Illinois Arts Council Artist Fellowship Award.
Carlos Javier Ortiz: We All We Got, installation views at Weinberg/Newton Gallery, 2014–15