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LANGELLE PHOTOGRAPHY Awarded Top 50 Photojournalism Blogs & Websites in 2017

Some of the other sites noted in the the Top 50 include: Lens | New York Times | Photography, Video and Visual Journalism - Big Picture | The Boston Globe - The Atlantic | Photo - BBC News | In Pictures - Los Angeles Times | Photography - Getty Images | Photojournalism. "This is the most comprehensive list of best Photojournalism blogs on the internet and I’m honoured to have you [LANGELLE PHOTOGRAPHY] as part of this! I personally...thank you for your contribution to this world." - Anuj Agarwal

September 29, 2017
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Artist of the Month – September 2013 – Orin Langelle – Buffalo, NY

Orin Langelle-I received an email 30 August 2013, from Melody Hay, Assistant Editor, TheArtList.com, saying, ‘I found your work to be very fascinating... I would love to offer you the opportunity to be showcased as TheArtList.com’s September 2013 Artist of The Month.’ Joseph Hollinshead, Editor, TheArtList.com stated, ‘This month we are very excited to showcase Buffalo, NY artist, Orin Langelle, as the September 2013 Artist of the Month… his interview and photography are fascinating and inspiring:’

September 29, 2017
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Video: Orin Langelle speaks out against GE trees in Chile (Entrevista destacada Orin Langelle: contra los árboles Transgénicos en Chile)

This video by Miguel Hechenleitner was taken on the last day of a grueling tour in Chile. This footage was shot in Indigenous Mapuche Territory. Most of my time was spent documenting the worst fires in Chile's history. They started in industrial timber plantations. I was pretty worn out when Miguel did this video.

June 13, 2017
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Former Vermont Photojournalist Releases Earth Day Photo Essay of Ecological Struggles for Justice

“I take my responsibility as a concerned photographer very seriously,” he says. “The myth of objective journalism, where the truth must be counterbalanced by the untruth, has no place in a just society, especially when corporate propaganda already dominates so much of the media.” ...with his characteristic bluntness, while he can certainly enjoy a well-composed nature photo, “I can also look at a beautiful Ansel Adams photograph and ask, ‘Where the fuck is the beer can?’ Because things usually aren’t that clean anymore.”

April 22, 2014
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VT’s SEVEN DAYS interview with Langelle: Shutterbuggin’

Langelle says. “Because art is life, and I think it’s the responsibility of an artist to be . . . I mean, how many political art shows are there in Burlington? Not many. I don’t think they’re accepted.” Back in the days of Dada, he says, art embodied a fierce rejection of World War I and the society that spawned a pointless conflict. Photographer and art patron Joseph Stiglitz was known for “his anarchistic thoughts, and for trying to show a political view of what was going on, that it wasn’t just pretty landscapes.

February 20, 2008
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Documenting resistance before cell phones, 9/11 and social media

EXHIBIT PREVIEW: STRUGGLES FOR JUSTICE - From: Step Out Buffalo - BY BRETT SMITH / ART, CULTURE & ARTS / MARCH 31, 2015: "The rise of social media and the ubiquity of mobile devices allow us access to protests around the world and in real time. However, just 25 years ago – only photographers like Orin Langelle could give society a glimpse of the regional protests taking place in the forests of the MidWest or slums of England"

March 31, 2015
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Spree Magazine Previews: Are Humans Disappearing?

MAY 5th - Opening Reception for "Are Humans Disappearing" by photographer Orin Langelle takes place from 6 to 9 p.m. on First Friday at the ¡Buen Vivir! Gallery in Buffalo at 148 Elmwood Avenue. The theme of the exhibit is the possibility of human extinction if serious steps are not taken.

April 20, 2017
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L’Œil de la Photographie: The End of the Game, Revisited

Langelle's photographs accompany article featured in English and French. MARCH 10, 2017 - WRITTEN BY ANNA WINAND - Cornell Capa's assistant at The International Center of Photography in New York.

March 10, 2017
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THE COLLECTIVE NEWS: ON “IF VOTING CHANGED THINGS” EXHIBIT WITH ORIN LANGELLE

Langelle is featuring photos he took inside and outside of the 1972 Republican convention, as well as photos from the 2004 Democratic and Republican conventions. The exhibit opened on October 7thand there is a daily stream of visitors coming in to view the work.

December 16, 2016
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Pacifica Radio KPFK: EARTH WATCH: ORIN LANGELLE ON ‘IF VOTING CHANGED THINGS,’ POLITICAL PROTESTS, ELECTION

This week’s Earth Watch guest on the Sojourner Truth radio show is Orin Langelle, co-founder of Global Justice Ecology Project. Langelle is a photojournalist and the Director of the Buen Vivir Gallery for Contemporary Art in Buffalo, NY.His current exhibit, timed to coincide with the Presidential election, explores people’s reactions to modern-day elections, and the other forms of action available to people who want change.

November 3, 2016
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The Public – At Buen Vivir: “If Voting Changed Things”

This is essentially the same article that ran the weekend prior by Dave Reilly in CounterPunch. For many, Langelle’s work will be shocking because it lays bare the evolution of policing and the criminalization of dissent.

November 2, 2016
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CounterPunch – Complete the Sentence: an Exploration of Orin Langelle’s “If Voting Changed Things…”

To view photojournalist Orin Langelle’s new online photography exhibit If Voting Changed Things is to accept a challenge. Don’t expect a passive viewing of simple, aesthetically pleasing photography or a mindless stroll through apolitical eye candy. The challenge should be apparent from the title of the exhibit: It is a riddle, a fragment, an incomplete sentence awaiting your contribution.

October 31, 2016
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Spree Magazine Previews: If Voting Changed Things

In her October 2016 preview of the exhibit [at the ¡Buen Vivir! Gallery] in Buffalo Spree, Editor Elizabeth Licata quotes gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson about the 1972 protests, “There is no anti-war or even anti-establishment group in America with the psychic leverage of the VVAW. Not even those decadent swine on the foredeck of the Wild Rose can ignore the dues Ron Kovic and his buddies have paid. They are golems, come back to haunt us all…”

September 23, 2016
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Spree Magazine Previews: Climate Change, System Change, Personal Change

With 136,000-plus readers, Buffalo Spree Magazine is a national-award-winning monthly magazine...Now in its 45th year of publishing...The photograph featured at the beginning of the March 2016 Spree‘s “On the Town” section below was taken by Romanian photographer Bogdan Bousca from the Critical Information Collective. It is part of the Climate Change, System Change, Personal Change show at the ¡Buen Vivir! Gallery. Langelle has six photos in this exhibit.

April 1, 2016
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GreenWatch: Interview with Orin Langelle

The following GreenWatch: Interview with Orin Langelle was published 15 December 2015 by The Public in Buffalo, NY, prior the closing reception of "The End of the Game – The Last Word from Paradise, Revisited" & Solstice Party on 17 Dec 2015

December 15, 2015
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Endgame

Artvoice Weekly Edition (11/05/2015) Art Scene Review "Photographer Peter Beard revisited at iBuen Vivir! gallery" by Jack Foran, who writes, "in the 1960s, working at Kenya’s Tsavo East National Park, Beard photographed and documented the demise of more than 35,000 elephants and 5,000 Black Rhinos"

November 11, 2015
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Spree Magazine Previews “The End of the Game”

In October 2015 Spree Magazine, Editor Elizabeth Licata writes, "In 1977, at the International Center of Photography, controversial photographer Peter Beard, had a one-person show of his images from Africa, and Orin Langelle, director of the ¡Buen Vivir! Gallery was there. It was attended by...Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Andy Warhol, Truman Capote, Kurt Vonnegut, Lauren Hutton and other. Langelle spent months photographing Beard"

October 1, 2015
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Review of Struggles for Justice Photo Exhibition

Jack Foran writes in the July 11, 2015 Artvoice, "The targets of the protests to which Langelle’s photos bear witness range from roadway expansion schemes in London, England,...to Hydro-Quebec plans for hydroelectric production facilities on Cree Indian lands in northern Canada, to a protest against the Tasmanian Forestry Commission, Australia, an agency that is supposed to protect forests from rapacious practices of commercial timber interests..."

June 11, 2015
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Ecology & Environment: Activist and Photographer Orin Langelle

Jay Burney writes in The Public (1 April 2015), "His [Langelle's] personal philosophy is built on challenging the corporatization of policy agenda by governments, corporations, and the economic elite that they represent. He characterizes globalized economic development schemes—promoted as solutions to poverty, economic discrepancy, and climate change—as 'false solutions.'"

April 1, 2015
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Spree Magazine Previews: An Allentown gallery celebrates activism April 2015

"'Work is not a job to make others wealthy, but for a livelihood that is sustaining, fulfilling, and in tune with the common good.' This is the motto (in part) pf a newish local gallery, ¡Buen Vivir!, located at 143 Elmwood Avenue. Photographer is curator of the space..." - Elizabeth Licata, Editor

April 1, 2015
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REVIEW – Climate Killers: Orin Langelle’s photos at ¡Buen Vivir!

by Jack Foran from The Public Nov. 18, 2014: "Photojournalist Orin Langelle’s exhibit at his new ¡Buen Vivir! gallery at 148 Elmwood in Allentown takes on two enormous issues: world climate change—along with the criminality of its associated corporate denial and delay tactics—and the official media’s so-called objectivity.'”

November 18, 2014
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Review: ¡Buen Vivir! – Climate Change: Faces, Places & Protest

Published on November 3rd, 2014 | by AMBER POTTER, GROWWNY "In October, I had the opportunity to attend the grand opening of Orin Langelle’s gallery, ¡Buen Vivir!, which showcased the exhibit 'Climate Change: Faces, Places & Protest – Photos from the front lines.' The gallery proved to be a very powerful, eye-opening experience about the effects that climate change has upon people all the world over"

November 3, 2014
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Human rights photographer opens Allentown gallery

October 2, 2014 in the GUSTO section of The Buffalo News: "Buffalo-based photographer Orin Langelle has documented social and environmental justice movements for more than 20 years, training his lens on marches and protests around the world. And now, he’s putting his work on display in a new Allentown gallery...The ¡Buen Vivir! gallery opens its doors for the first time at 6 p.m. Friday at 148 Elmwood Ave. "

October 2, 2014