Over 200 years after the colonization of Argentina, indigenous communities still struggle to maintain their land, culture and autonomy. Indigenous Argentinian communities struggle against issues oil fracking, access to water and systematic land acquisitions across the country.
Funded by the Dorothea Lange Photography Fellowship, this project documents the current situation along the US/Mexico border by documenting situations on both sides of the wall. The project includes images of an Arizona border militia, border patrol agents, and newly deported immigrants and Mexican activists.
Beginning in 2009, Kyle has documented, by photograph and dispatch, critical situations and the human condition in areas such as Syria, Egypt, Israel/Palestine, Myanmar, Cambodia, Kashmir, Thailand, and India. Featuring many crucial stories related to conflict, poverty, child welfare, and woman's rights, his work is found in many publications.
He currently resides in Oakland, California.
The Night Ministry is a multi-faith team of street ministers who walk the streets of San Francisco offering counseling and crisis intervention to California's growing homeless population.
The Myanmar government is constantly fighting ethnic factions vying for sovereignty while many civilians are wounded from war and outmoded weaponry while Thailand's mass flood left the country submerged. Over 500 deaths, 3 million people affected.
Jim Marshall Documentary Photography Fellowship: Awarded the Jim Marshall fellowship for merit-based work highlighting conflict, poverty, and child welfare.
Dominican Republic Baseball: For two weeks, I will be documenting a local US baseball team touring through the Dominican Republic playing local DR teams in a first-of-its-kind match up.
Dorothea Lang Photography Fellowship: Awarded the fellowship for a project to document the current situation on the US/Mexico border by documenting social issues on both sides of the border wall.
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