Rena Effendi Wins $20K Alexia 2018 Professional Grant | PDNPulse

Effendi won for a project about the effects of trauma from recurrent sexual abuse at the Spirit Lake reservation in North Dakota.

Photographer Rena Effendi has won the $20,000 Alexia 2018 Professional Grant to support her “Spirit Lake” project, the Alexia Foundation announced today. Effendi’s project examines the effects of trauma from recurrent sexual abuse at the Spirit Lake reservation in North Dakota, and community efforts to help victims through traditional healing.

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The bodies were strewn across the meadow, the grass they lay in glowing gold in the dawn light. “It looked like one of those Renaissance paintings of battlefields, except they were all alive and sleeping,” photographer Rena Effendi tells TIME.

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Cairo-based photographer Rena Effendi’s Liquid Land depicts communities living in the polluted lands of the Absheron Peninsula in Azerbaijan. Effendi, who just won two prizes in the World Press Photo Awards, was born and raised in Baku, Azerbaijan’s capit

Cairo-based photographer Rena Effendi’s Liquid Land depicts communities living in the polluted lands of the Absheron Peninsula in Azerbaijan

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“Pipe Dreams,” a new book by Rena Effendi, effectively brings an 1,100-mile-long underground pipeline into the light of the day, Kerri MacDonald reports.

“Pipe Dreams: A Chronicle of Lives Along the Pipeline,” a new book by the 32-year-old Azerbaijini photographer Rena Effendi, effectively brings an 1,100-mile-long underground pipeline into the light of the day. With a grant from Getty Images, she traveled along its route, from Baku, Azerbaijan; through Tbilisi, Georgia; to Ceyhan, Turkey. She found a collapsing Soviet-era infrastructure and refugees living hopelessly among ruins and decay.

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The artists Institute represents are Jodi Bieber, Rena Effendi, Lauren Greenfield, Rob Hornstra, Nadav Kander, Gillian Laub, James Longley, Gerd Ludwig, Joshua Lutz, Amanda Micheli, Richard Mosse, Zed Nelson, Jehad Nga, Simon Norfolk, James Pomerantz and Paul Shambroom.

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Gmb Akash, Aneta Bartos, Maxine Beuret, Julie Blackmon, Marco Bohr, Lane Coder, Kathryn Cook, Pierre Crocquet, Victoria J. Dean, Brad Dececco, Autumn De Wilde, Rena Effendi, Serkan Emiroglu, Ditte Isager, Jamie Isaia, Shuli Hallak, Kathryn Hillier, Dorothy Hong, Aaron Huey, Brian Lesteberg, David Leventi, Debora Mittelstaedt, Marcus Nilsson, Brigitte Sire, Alys Tomlinson, Brian Ulrich, Anna Wolf, Sarah Wilmer, Andrea Wyner, Alvaro Ybarra Zavala.

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