Worldview talks with photographer Marcus Bleasdale, leader of DR Congo’s Great Lakes Region Sasha Lezhnev, and ART WORKS’ Executive Director Leslie Thomas about Congo’s conflict minerals and the human rights violations behind the metals.
WBEZ 91.5 FM Chicago | June 22, 2015
Roberta Feldman, curator of House of Cards: Rebuilding, and Chicagoan Ernie Lukasik discuss the ART WORKS exhibit of forced displacement.
WBEZ 91.5 FM Chicago | April 14, 2015
Columbia University Alumni Association Arts Access focuses on Executive + Creative Director Leslie Thomas’ roots in the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, & Preservation and how this has influenced her attitudes towards art and design.
Photographer David Schalliol and ART WORKS’ Executive Director Leslie Thomas celebrate St. Patrick’s day by talking with Worldview’s Jerome MacDonald about Bonfires & Effigies: The Contested Lands of Belfast, Northern Ireland, a new photo exhibition premiering at the 625 studio gallery.
WBEZ 91.5 FM Chicago | March 17 at 12:25 PM
Worldview features Picturing Change, ART WORKS’ annual celebration of human rights and photography.
WBEZ 91.5 FM Chicago | October 31, 2014 at 12:25 PM
Photographer Carlos Javier Ortiz and Mark Schulte, education director for the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, discuss youth violence in Chicago and Guatemala with WBEZ before joining ART WORKS’ 625 AT 6:25 season launch with a panel of community activists and academic researchers.
WBEZ 91.5 FM Chicago | October 14, 2014 at 12:25 PM
Worldview talks with legal expert Galya Ruffer and ART WORKS’ Executive Director Leslie Thomas about THE PROSECUTORS, an upcoming documentary film produced by ART WORKS Projects.
WBEZ 91.5 FM Chicago | July 21, 2014 at 12:25 PM
THE PROSECUTORS received mention for its previews in London at the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict, June 10-13.
The Forum | June 20, 2014
Coverage of The Children of Syria exhibition at the Russell Rotunda on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.
DNAinfo Chicago interviews ART WORKS’ Executive Director Leslie Thomas about THE PROSECUTORS, which will screen in London at the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict, June 10-13.
DNAinfo Chicago | May 20, 2014
JRS Syria Crisis | April 15, 2014
Worldview talks with ART WORKS’ Executive Director Leslie Thomas about The Children of Syria.
Worldview | March 2014
Harvard Gazette discusses the installation of AT WHAT COST_Human Trafficking/Forced Labor/Child Labor and an accompanying panel discussion at Harvard University.
Harvard Gazette | November 22, 2013
Worldview talks with ART WORKS’ Executive Director Leslie Thomas about the annual Picturing Change auction.
WBEZ 91.5 | October 31, 2013
Asia Society interviews ART WORKS’ Executive Director Leslie Thomas about the Women Between Peace and War exhibition| September 30, 2013
Selected press from international launch of Sanctuary & Sustenance on World Refugee Day.
Boston.com | June 21, 2013
Editoriaraba | June 19, 2013
JRS Newsroom | June 18, 2013
Europa Press | June 18, 2013
Religión Digital | June 18, 2013
Radio Vaticana | June 18, 2013
adnkronos.com | June 18, 2013
Atlas | June 18, 2013
La Repubblica Italy | June 18, 2013
UNHRC | June 20, 2013
PDN Photo of the Day | June 20, 2013
CNEWA JRS | JUNE 20, 2013
Roll Call: The Source for News on Capitol Hill Since 1955 reviews Women Between Peace and War:
Afghanistan at the Rayburn Building on Capitol Hill.
Roll Call | March 22, 2013
George W. Bush Institute reviews the Women Between Peace and War exhibition.
The Lancet medical journal reviews the I Dream of Congo exhibition.
The Lancet | February 23, 2013
Huffington Post sites I Dream of Congo in an article about One Billion Rising.
Huffington Post | February 14, 2013
The British Journal of Photography covers the opening of I Dream of Congo in London.
British Journal of Photography | February 12, 2013
Online magazine Global Art Laid Out features AWP Project Coordinator Tess Landon in their article “Vision for a Better Tomorrow: When Photography Becomes Visual Peacemaking”
Global Art Laid Out | July 25, 2012
WBEZ’s Worldview leads the Weekend Passport with Voice of Witness: Testimonies and Images
Chicago Public Radio | June 8, 2012
Time Out names Voice of Witness: Testimonies and Images as a Critics’ Pick
Time Out Chicago | June, 2012
Executive + Creative Director Leslie Thomas talks with WBEZ’s Worldview host Jerome McDonnell about using art and design to raise awareness of human rights crises
Chicago Public Radio | April 19, 2012
The Women’s Media Center Women Under Siege blog discusses Congo/Women
Women Under Siege | April 16, 2012
The Open Society Foundations’ blog discusses the launch of BLOOD/STONES: Burmese Rubies
Open Society | April 13, 2012
Radio, television, web, and print coverage of ART WORKS Projects’ participation in the Slovenia Press Photo Festival- Ljubljana, Slovenia
Republic of Slovenia Communications | February 21, 2012
Congo/Women | February 21, 2012
Women Between Peace and War: Afghanistan | February 21, 2012
STA | February 21, 2012
Radio 1, Novice | February 22, 2012
Zurnal24 | February 23, 2012
BLOOD/STONES: Burmese Rubies photographer Christian Holst on WBEZ’s Worldview with Jerome McDonnell
Chicago Public Radio | February, 2012
The New York Times LENS discusses ART WORKS Projects and Women Between Peace and War: Afghanistan in Turning Art Into Activism
NY Times | February 20, 2012
TIME OUT Chicago talks about the links between natural resource exploitation and tyranny illustrated in BLOOD/STONES Burmese Rubies
The Enough Project blog discusses the launch of HORN OF AFRICA
Enough Project | November 7, 2011
The New York Times LENS previews AT WHAT COST
in The True Price, With a Hidden Cost
NY Times | October 12, 2011
Photo District News features initiatives on Afghan women and Darfur in two new articles
PDN | October, 2011
PDN’s Photo of the Day features photos from the Women Between Peace and War: Afghanistan exhibition
PDN | May, 2011
VIEW THE IMAGES
WBEZ and Siskel Theater screen Cultures of Resistance
Moderator Allison Cuddy hosts a conversation with Kitty Kurth, Che “Rhymefest” Smyth, and Leslie Thomas
WBEZ | April, 2011
Congo/Women in Paris
Marie Claire | March, 2011
Avantages | March, 2011
Congo/Women garners political attention in Paris
7 sur 7 | March, 2011
Congo/Women events in Mesa, Arizona
Arizona Central | February, 2011
The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting covers the Congo/Women projections on the Nobel Peace Center facade
WATCH THE VIDEO
Congo/Women at the Houses of Parliament
Congo/Women at the London School of Economics
Women Between Peace and War: Afghanistan awarded a Sappi Grant
Congo/Women in Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh City Paper | July, 2010
Leslie Thomas on how Eugene Smith’s photography helped human rights
Chicago Public Radio | July, 2010
Congo/Women at Eckerd College
The Earth Times | December, 2009
Congo/Women and the New Haven Alliance for the Congo
The FICKLIN MEDIA GROUP,LLC | November, 2009
See Congo/Women in a slideshow from Ficklin Media Group.
The FICKLIN MEDIA GROUP,LLC | November, 2009
Special Multimedia Presentation: Consuming the Congo
Enough | November, 2009
Yale photo exhibit reveals horrors of Congo conflict
New Haven Register | November, 2009
Darfur/Darfur: The Crisis
MIT World | October, 2009
NEW HAVEN ALLIANCE FOR CONGO
NEW HAVEN ALLIANCE FOR CONGO | October, 2009
The New York Times LENS looks at the Congo/Women installation: LENS Behind the Scenes: Suffering Writ Large
The New York Times | October, 2009
Photo District News covers a panel co-produced by Art Works Projects and the VII Photo: PDN Pulse Why Photography Still Matters
PDN Pulse | October, 2009
Art Works and VII Photo present Can One Story Change the World? Photography and Policy
Blog BloomBytes writes on the Congo/Women Exhibit at the United Nations: BloomBytes on Congo/Women
Bloom Bytes | October, 2009
i4Design talks to Leslie Thomas about Art Works Projects
i4design | October, 2009
Politico looks at Congo/Women on Capitol Hill
Politico | May, 2009
Roll Call covers Senator Barbara Boxer’s tour of Congo/Women with photographers Marcus Bleasdale and Ron Haviv
Roll Call | May, 2009