Photograpy, Expanded: Counter Histories

Over the past two days, the Brown Institute in New York played host to Photography Expanded: Counter Histories. The program provided sixteen photographers, artists and media professionals imaginative ways to respond creatively to existing images, bringing layers of story into our lived experiences and environments. The program also explored strategies to circumvent or challenge static

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Brown travels for spring break

Over spring break, the Brown Institute dispersed, giving talks, leading trainings, and participating in labs. It began at NICAR on Friday, March 9, where Mark Hansen co-led a workshop on how to find stories in data through visualization. In collaboration with Alberto Cairo, Olga Pierce and Rachael Tatman, Professor Hansen taught core concepts of a data interview, through

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‘What Went Wrong?’ Launches

Two years ago, the Brown Institute, in partnership with the Magnum Foundation, supported the project What Went Wrong? for a prototyping phase following Photography Expanded Lab. Led by Peter DiCampo and Joe Wheeler, the project has just launched and we’re excited to share their progress! Our What Went Wrong? reporting project has been live in

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The Brown Institute is Hiring!

The Brown Institute is proud to announce two new positions available on the Columbia University side of the institute. The first position offered is a Research Scholar who will be brought on to conduct their own “creative research” that imagines such new kinds of storytelling, and to support the Institute’s research and grants. This person

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