There are 8,000 miles that separate the state of Michigan and the East African country, Tanzania, but two high school teachers didn’t let the distance keep them from connecting their classrooms. Debbi Bovio, a Rochester Community Schools art teacher, met Nora Graham, a teacher at the International School of Tanganyika through Bovio’s Student Artist Trading Cards website. They decided […]
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This year, we have decided to celebrate your birthday by granting a very special wish. On Thu, Sep 12, 2013, six days ago, Nora Graham wrote: Hello from The International School of Tanganyika in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania! My name is Nora Graham and I am a secondary school art teacher here at IST. I […]
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“In a dystopian fantasy world, all food production is controlled by fictional industrial giant Crow Foods. Scarecrows have been displaced from their traditional role of protecting food, and are now servants to the crows and their evil plans to dominate the food system. Dreaming of something better, a lone scarecrow sets out to provide an […]
Dan’s Journal #7 carries the message, March for Freedom – Release Mandela. Nelson Mandela gave up the adult years of his life and sacrificed so much more for the cause of ending apartheid and bringing equal rights to his fellow South Africans. On Thursday, July 18th, Nelson Mandela will turn 95. Please join the MY […]
My Desiderata…Courtesy of Dan If the journey is the destination then make sure that you enjoy the ride, knowing it is ‘foolish and hazardous’ not to dance along the way. Travel lightly as you go, smile broadly and often, filling others with your cheerfulness. And when you tell the story of your journey, tell it […]
Tim Chamberlain is a past contributor to the “Inspired by Dan” section of our website 8 years ago! http://www.daneldon.org/dan-inspired/tim-chamberlain/ His own personal blog , Eccentric Parabola, commemorates the 20th anniversary of Dan’s passing, paying tribute to him by writing a post about Dan, his life and art, and the many ways that Dan has inspired him. […]
In July 1993 Reuters photojournalist Dan Eldon was killed in Somalia while covering the nation’s civil war. Aged 22, he was stoned and beaten to death alongside three of his colleagues. They died trying to tell the story of a country ravaged by conflict. Twenty years later, his mother Kathy Eldon (author of In The Heart Of Life) […]
The idea of becoming a photographer always appealed to me, initially I think I thought of it as a way of recreating the life I always had with my parents, and in those days I saw photography more like an Helmut Newton, snapping pictures of naked models in remote luxurious places. That was until I […]