Amir Levy

Photographer
Washed Away
Location: New York City
Nationality: USA;Israel
Biography: Amir Levy  is an Israeli/American photojournalist currently based in Israel.    Amir's personal work focuses on social and environmental struggles and exploring communities narratives where people are impacted by the industrial... read on
Public Story
Washed Away
Credits: amir levy
Date of Work: 05/01/17 - 05/10/17
Updated: 11/14/18
In the front line of Louisiana coastal erosion struggle, a native American community who fished , hunt , trapped and farmed the land for decades is now facing the loss of it's lands. The loss caused due to a combination of rising sea levels, oil exploration and devastating hurricanes. In the 1950's there were more than 80 families on Isle de Jean Charles but today there are only 20-30 families left. "things don't look the same like they did when I was a kid. We used to play behind the house, it was all land . but know we can only swim there". says Mel Guidery born and raised in Pointe Aux Chenne while standing on a levee that protects his property from flooding.




1,979

By Amir Levy —

VISUAL STORY

The Historical Sea of Galilee

By Amir Levy
VISUAL STORY

Front-line Medical portraits

By Amir Levy
VISUAL STORY

The Bibi land

By Amir Levy — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu , who has been in power for 10 years, is fighting for his political future..
VISUAL STORY

Falash Mura

By Amir Levy — In Ethiopia, for almost 20 years the remaining 7000 Ethiopian Jews of the Falash Mura community are waiting..
VISUAL STORY

Israel's Energy Revolution

By Amir Levy — Historically Israel had suffered from energy deficit and relied on importing it's energy needs - mainly..
VISUAL STORY

The Bronxhood

By Amir Levy / Bronx, New York City
VISUAL STORY

Six Days, Fifty Plus Years

By Amir Levy
VISUAL STORY

Ajami

By Amir Levy —  The neighborhood of Ajami was build by Maroon Arabs in the 19th century. Ajami has Unique style..
VISUAL STORY

Trump Tower-Big Hit

By Amir Levy — The Building is part of New York secene for a long time , But since the election Trump Tower is a big..
VISUAL STORY

Purim Holiday Celebration in a Mosque

By Amir Levy — Leon Bleckman, 83, and his sister, Roslyl Paster, were born in south Bronx and moved to Park Chester, Bronx..
Join us
for more access