Select Exhibits, Artist Talks and Workshops
Publication, documentary images from Moscow, Russia in the 1990s, in the New Republic, October 27, 2017.
Lecture, Public Humanities Program, Yale University, March 6, 2017, New Haven, CT.
Online Gallery, Proximate to War: Uneasy Calm of the Ukrainian City of Mariupol, Creative Time Reports, December 1, 2016.
Residency for nonfiction writing and media production, Carey Institute for Global Good, November 15 – December 23, 2016, Rensselaerville, NY.
Installation, KCR, Just Another Photo Festival, November 3-6, 2016, Varanasi, India.
Extended travel, June and July 2016, in the U.K., France, and Ukraine.
Moderator, “Negative Publicity: Edmund Clark and Crofton Black in Conversation with Ivan Sigal,” at the Aperture Foundation, June 8, 2016, New York, NY.
Exhibit, KCR, nine-channel interactive version of an installation project about the Karachi Circular Railway, at Unfinished, a festival of visual arts at the Bucharest National Theatre, May 5-29, 2016, Bucharest, Romania.
Jury member, Hetherington Trust Visionary Award 2016.
Artist talk, “White Road and Nonlinear Narrative”, Bournemouth University School of Journalism, English and Communication, March 3, 2016, Bournemouth, U.K.
Moderator, “The Anatomy of Video Installation,” Screen Production Lab public event, Frontline Club, February 9, 2016, London, U.K.
Lecture and mentoring, Screen Production Lab II, February 2016, London, U.K.
Discussion, “Strategies for interactive and nonlinear narrative in documentary film,” Talent Lab Workshop, Montreal International Documentary Festival, November 15, 2014, Montreal, Canada.
Panel, Interacting with the Interactive, Montreal International Documentary Festival, November 16, 2015, Montreal, Canada.
Course designer and facilitator, Boot Camp, Brown Institute for Media Innovation, Columbia University, November 6-8, 2015, New York, NY.
Artist talk, MIT, Program in Arts, Culture and Technology, November 17, 2015, Cambridge, MA.
Event respondent, Photography Expanded, Magnum Foundation, New School, November 1, 2015, New York, NY.
Moderator, Screen Production Lab Public Event, City University of New York, “Cross Platform Journalism,” October 16, 2015, New York, NY.
Lecture and mentoring, Screen Production Lab, New York, October-January 2015-2016.
Artist talk and Installation, “White Road, KCR and Nonlinear Narrative in Arts,” Alice Yard arts space, October 6, 2015, Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobego.
Installation, KCR, single channel video version of an installation project about the Karachi Circular Railway, in Numaish Karachi – Urban Interventions in Public Space. The project was shown in three locations around Karachi over a two-month period in April and May, 2015.
Installation, KCR, nine-channel interactive version of an installation project about the Karachi Circular Railway, at Build Peace, a conference on peace and technology, Nicosia, Cyprus, April 25-26, 2015.
Exhibit, KCR, nine-channel interactive version of an installation project about the Karachi Circular Railway, at Harvard University’s Fogg Museum of Art, April 20, 2015 and July 8, 2015.
Interview, “Ivan Sigal on Bringing New Ideas – and Underepresented Voices – to Storytelling,” Photo District News, June 2014.
Programming, Surveillance01-USA, which assembles the work of interdisciplinary artists who are using technologies of surveillance to comment on surveillance. April 3-25, 2014, Made in NY Media Center, Brooklyn, New York.
Artist talk, “White Road and Nonlinear Narrative,” Williams College, September 26, 2013, Williamstown, MA.
Exhibit, Light Weapons: on Syrian conflict through citizen video: commissioned by the Corcoran Gallery of Art, June 29 – September 29, 2013, Washington D.C.
Exhibit, Washington Project for the Arts 2013 auction, February 15, March 16, 2013, Washington D.C.
Book signing, Paris Photo, Steidl Verlag, November 2012, Paris, France.
Artist talk, White Road and Nonlinear Narrative,” Corcoran Gallery of Art & Design, November 12, 2012, Washington D.C.
Exhibit, White Road, Corcoran Gallery of Art, November 3, 2012, January 27, 2013, Washington D.C. 100 black and white photographs.
Exhibit, Click: Space & Time, Addison/Ripley Fine Art, June 8 – July 14, 2012, Washington D.C.
Lecture, “New Directions in Visual Storytelling,” World Press Photo workshop, June 2012, Moscow, Russia.
Exhibit, “The Deep Element,” Group Show, Corcoran Gallery of Art, June 9, October 14, 2012, Washington D.C.
Presentation, with Bjarke Myrthu, “New Directions in Visual Storytelling,” Re:publica 2012, May 20, 2012, Berlin Germany.
Exhibit, Transformer Gallery annual auction in 2010, 2011, 2012, Washington D.C.
Exhibit, The Gates of Asia. Group exhibition. Images from 2004 photo expeditions along the Irtysh River and Chuysky Trakt highway, in Together, Apart: 10th Annual Festival of Professional Photography Interfoto, Moscow, October 2004. Traveling exhibition to Novosibirsk, Russia, and Semipalatinsk and Pavlodar, Kazakhstan.
Exhibit, The Yenisey – River Stories. Images from 2003 photo expedition along the Yenisey River, Russia. Group exhibition and multimedia presentation, 9th International Interfoto Photography Festival, 2003. Moscow, Russia; Krasnoyarsk Museum Biennial, September 5-20, 2003, Krasnoyarsk, Russia; Novosibirsk, Russia, September-October 2003. Online exhibition: The Yenisey – River Stories.
Exhibit, Moving Walls 7, 2003. “After the War, Afghanistan Recovers Its Own Vision.” Open Society Institute. New York exhibition: January 2003 – September 2003; Washington, DC exhibition: Oct 2003 – March 2004.
Exhibit, Russia in Transition Group Exhibition, Leica Gallery, New York, 1999.
Select Media Presentations and Workshops
Participant, Data & Society, Media Literacy in Hostile Information Environments, June 9, 2017, New York NY.
Presentation, Fake News and Fake Solutions: How Do We Build a Civics of Trust? Data & Society, March 8, 2017, New York, NY.
Lecture, Global Voices and the future of citizen online participation, Bournemouth University School of Journalism, English and Communication, February 20, 2017, Bournemouth, U.K.
Participant/Speaker, Wilton Park Convening, UN Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression, #Fake news: innocuous or intolerable? February 15-17, 2017, Wilton Park, U.K.
Workshop, NewsFrames launch for Global Voices, MIT Media Lab, September 13-16, 2016, Cambridge, MA.
Lecture, “Citizen media, technology and the future of journalism,” Politiken newspaper, April 5, 2016, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Panel, Four Enlightening Experiences, Timbuktu Fonden, Communicating Worlds Conference, April 3, 2016, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Lecture, “Online Communities and Social Scale,” Bournemouth University School of Journalism, English and Communication, March 3, 2016, Bournemouth, U.K.
Lecture, “Commercial Social Media Platforms and Shift in Discourse,” Cardiff University School of Media, Journalism and Cultural Studies, March 1, 2016, Cardiff, U.K.
Project design and participant, Participatory Research Workshop, Global Voices Exchange, February 11-19, 2016, Marseille, France.
Course design and trainer, Internews Europe, Blogging and Social Media Strategy Workshop, December 16-18, 2015, Washington D.C.
Keynote, “Human Security and Values in Open Networks,” Syracuse University Symposium on Public Diplomacy, Center for International & Strategic Studies, November 5, 2015, Washington D.C.
Panel, Methods and technology in documenting threats to online expression, IFEX Summit, October 6, 2015, Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago.
Lecture, “Online Communities and Social Scale,” Salzburg Global Seminar Media Academy, July 22, 2015, Salzburg, Austria.
Lecture, “Citizen Media Networks and Humanitarian Information,” International Committee of the Red Cross, July 21, 2015, Geneva, Switzerland.
Panel, with Jonathan Stray and Adam Kaplan, “Media and Polarisation,” Build Peace Summit, April 26, 2015, Nicosia, Cyprus.
Lecture, “Who Owns the Means of Speech? What Does it Take to Build a Media System?,” Cleveland City Club, and Happy Dog Takes on the World, November, 11, 2014, Cleveland, OH.
Lecture, “Caring for Audiences: Building Communities, Design and Social Movements,” Berkman Center for Internet & Society, Harvard University, June 9, 2014, Cambridge, MA.
Lecture, “Digital Media and Social Movements,” Harvard Project for Asian and International Relations, February 16, 2014. Cambridge, MA.
Facilitation, Media and Fragile States Conference, Wilton Park, October 9-11, 2013, Wilton Park, U.K.
Keynote, Citizen Media Colloquim, Manchester University, June 14, 2013, Manchester, U.K.
Trainer, Digital media strategies for activism, Robert Kennedy Center for Human Rights and Justice, May 15, 2013, Florence, Italy.
Lecture, Rebele Symposium, Inclusion and Influence in the Post-Mass Media World, Stanford University, Department of Communication, April 17, 2013. Stanford, CA.
Lecture, Blinken European Institute talk on Internet freedom, Columbia University, April 11, 2013, New York, NY.
Panel, “Citizen Media and Politics,” Guardian Activate, July 2012, London, U.K.
Panel, “Internet Native News Networks,” MIT-Knight Civic Media Conference, MIT Center for Civic Media, June 19, 2012, Cambridge MA.
Interview, “Blogs as Cultural Mediators,” Amnesty International Journal, June 2012. Translation on Global Voices Advocacy.
Presentation, with Solana Larsen “Joining Forces: Can Citizen Media Become a Global Movement?,” Re:publica 2012, May 19, 2012, Berlin, Germany.
Interview, Dominic Rushe, “Sopa Blackout and Day of Action, “Guardian, January 18, 2012.
Panel, “Networked Media and the Future of Philanthrophy,” Grantmaker’s East Forum, October 4-6, 2011, Riga, Latvia.
Lecture, FOME 2011 Symposium, Hype or hope: The impact of digital media on journalism and development, October 24-25, 2011, Bonn, Germany.
Discussion, Cultivating New Voices, Approaches, and Audiences for National – and International – Reporting, Berkman Center, Harvard University, July 11, 2011, Cambridge, MA.
Lecture, Central European University, Summer School, Communication Policy Advocacy, Technology, and Online Freedom: A Toolkit for Media Development, June 27 – July 1, 2011, Budapest, Hungary.
Debate, Free Press Unlimited, June 11, 2011, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Interview, “Ivan Sigal on Global Voices and The Arab Spring,” To The Best Of Our Knowledge, Wisconsin Public Radio, May 8, 2011.
Panel, “Digital Media and Middle East Revolt,” Omidyar Executive Forum, May 17-19, 2011, Menlo Park, CA.