2012 Q1 Print Sales Results
Adorn Your Walls with Hope
Our prints just launched on AHAlife! http://bit.ly/Hl3W1O We love AHA’s description of our work, “Nuru means ‘light’ in Swahili and was so-named because photography is the medium of light. But also, these images shine a light on what it’s like to live in a place defined by hardship. They are snapshots of hope, and that’s a powerful cause to support—as well as stunning...
Photojournalism At Its Best
Photojournalist Wendy Watriss once wrote that “photojournalism at its best embodies our ability to benefit the issues and people with whom we connect.” http://bit.ly/GYsJKN
Yesterday’s shipment included prints to Switzerland, Portugal, and Indiana!
Metropolis Mag Review
Jade Dressler’s of Metropolis Magazine places Nuru Project within a trend of populism evident at this year’s Armory Show: “…with 50% of the proceeds going to non-profits, it is a populist, good idea indeed.” READ MORE - http://bit.ly/GU3UOP.
Started using yellow tape in our packaging. Loving the new look!
Photojournalist Boniface Mwangi vs Kenyan...
We’re proud of Kenyan photojournlist Boniface Mwangi leading graffiti artists in battle against vulture politicians - http://bit.ly/H5dlOJ
“SocialFlow undertook a data visualization (see above) of the first 5,000 Twitter users who posted the #Kony2012 hashtag. What the clustering of connections reveals is that the hashtag started trending on 1 March before the video was posted online, and the trend came from Birmingham, Alabama.” - via David Campbell
Nuru + TED
What does a stack of 99 prints headed out to TED attendees look like?
Sasha Dichter on Nuru Project & Kony2012
”I wish people would see photographs by Nuru photographers, photos that capture the spirit and challenges of the life of the poor in the developing world, and share these photos, these stories, more than 70 million times. Not out of pity, but out of joy.” - Sasha Dichter, Acumen Fund READ MORE - http://bit.ly/xViBAy
Meetings About to Happen
Loving how our order fulfillment notes on the outside of our packaging juxtapose photographer and customer names. They’re like reservations for a meeting that is about to happen when the packages are opened!
Taking Our Prints In
A woman checks out our prints on display at ‘Through Our Lens: Empowerment’ at 25CPW in support of ManUp Campaign through the weekend:
Dowser + Nuru
We’re honored to be featured on Dowser today! http://bit.ly/nurudowser
Peek at the Nuru Print inside Austin's Apartment
Introduce yourself and tell us about your job. My name is Austin Bradley. I’m a professional interior designer for a high-end boutique in New York City, Robert Passal Design. We don’t sell James Blair’s print from Cuba (in collage above, detail below) on our website. Where’d you pick it up? We were introduced to it when we were introduced to Nuru Project, which was at...
Thursday: Photography + Questlove
Digging some Tribe on Questlove’s Pandora Station. Questlove is DJing our event Thursday at 25CPW! Got your ticket? http://bit.ly/ygm12I