Ruddy Roye uses photography as a tool to amplify unheard voices in his community.
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Ruddy Roye is a photographer who believes in busting stereotypes wide open. The self-described Instagram activist rose to prominence a few years ago while documenting the effects of Hurricane Sandy with his iPhone. Since then he has done work has for The New York Times, Time, National Geographic—often traveling to communities in turmoil in the wake of police shootings involving men and women of color.
This year, GeekFest is heading back to where it all began -- Washington, D.C., Sept 16-18, 2016. for those trying to make travel plans, things will kick off around 6pm Friday night, and wrap by 6pm...
The line-up of speakers is incredible: Jose Cabaço, Stephen Crowley, Carol Guzy, Greg Kahn, Mike Kepka, Elizabeth Krist, Zun Lee, Jonathan Newton, Ruddy Roye, Lexey Swall, and Dani Zalcman. We’re also putting together a special panel discussion with editors and art buyers, hoping to answer the question “what are editors looking for?” And as always, we have a few surprises up our sleeves…
Lessons From a Tragic Month in America
Photographer Ruddy Roye reflects on the state of race relations in America
Photographer Ruddy Roye reflects on the state of race relations in America after four shootings left two black civilians and eight police officers dead
I don’t believe that my images can live fully without their texts. In a way the texts protect the authenticity of the image. In a way the texts prevent the image from being shrouded and trapped in the ever so often stereotypes that have always followed the black image. Writing covers the nakedness of the images.
A startup called Viewfind is trying to change all that. A newly launched Kickstarter from the company is trying to raise $25,000 to produce five long-term documentary projects from Sara Naomi Lewkowicz, Ruddy Roye, Beth Nakamura, Benjamin Lowy and Matt Eich.
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This week on #LightBoxFF, TIME spoke with ‘Instagram activist’ Ruddy Roye (@ruddyroye), who punctuates his portraits and street photographs with poetic captions and has an unwavering passion to tell untold stories through a visual platform capable of reaching millions.