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    Scott Thode

    Editorial Director
  • Location: New York City
    Nationality: American
    Biography:   Scott Thode, Editorial Director Scott Thode is an independent curator, editor and photographer. He has co-curated numerous exhibitions with Kathy Ryan, including at  Look3 Festival of the Photograph , The School of Visual Arts... read on

NY Times Lens Blog Portfolio Review

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 | News

This is a good way to get your work seen. 


Good Luk,

Sir Elton John!

Thursday, January 5, 2017 | News

Check out Sir Elton John's photo collection and hear his thoughts.


CNN Photos

Wednesday, January 4, 2017 | News

Congrats to Ash Adams and her story about Sky and her mother, Jennifer Allison and their struggle to keep Sky alive. Check it out here:


A Reflection On The Vote

Thursday, November 10, 2016 | News

My daughter, Sylvie Thode, a freshman at Princeton wrote this. I thought I'd share it with my Visura community. If you like it please share it by going to her Facebook page.

Her very proud father, Scott Thode

Last night I made the 2-hour both ways trip to NYC to vote for our first female president.

Last night I stood and watched CNN in Whig-Clio, feeling the same seesaw of elation and horror as everyone else, as states oscillated between blue and red before our eyes.

Last night I sat on the floor in a circle that represented the best of America. Smart, diverse, loving, thoughtful, inspiring young people whom I am proud to call my friends.

Last night we crowded around a laptop and watched as an America we didn't recognize voted in a president who will never respect us.

Last night I saw people crying and people cheering, people stonefaced with shock and people animated with glee, people in Hillary tee shirts and people in Trump hats. All are people. All have rights. Some see the rights of others.

Today I woke up to a phone full of notifications. Texts and headlines and messages and fear.

Today I sat in a lecture hall and watched as two of my professors embraced in the front of the room, shaking their heads in disbelief. I was reminded of my mother's description of the school on the day Kennedy was assassinated, all the teachers holding each other in shock.

Today my professor opened lecture by asking a series of questions: How do we exist when our outside circumstances don't reflect our inner freedom? How do we express our spirits? When is the right time to speak up or stay silent? How do we deal with tyrants who don't represent or respect our inner freedom? 
She was speaking about ancient Rome.

Today I felt the love as 52 of the strongest girls I know and had the honor to grow up with, who are now spread out across the country, came together to support one another, even though hundreds of miles apart.

Today I seek out my communities, and I give and receive comfort and assurance.

Tomorrow we look ahead.

Tomorrow we rally, regroup, and reassess.

Tomorrow we reach out and join hands and create a chain. A chain of understanding, of faith, of trust, of friendship, of love and of humanity. Let THIS be the chain that binds us, and no others.

Tomorrow we spread love.

"In this world and the world of tomorrow, we must go forward together or not at all." -HRC

Sylvie Thode


Ruth Kaplan!

Monday, April 25, 2016 | News

Check out Ruth Kaplan's piece on Lens.


Kathy Ryan @ Howard Greenberg May 5!

Monday, April 25, 2016 | News

If you're in NYC come on by!

The Great Massimo Vitali

Friday, April 8, 2016 | News

Check this out!


Don't Miss This

Wednesday, April 6, 2016 | News

Bill and Nadav! A great combo.

Great Story On CNN

Monday, March 28, 2016 | News | Awards & Features

Great story by Matt Hamon via Visura. Click here.

New York Times Magazine VR

Friday, March 4, 2016 | News

Check this out!


The Half King

Wednesday, March 2, 2016 | News

If you're in New York try not to miss this.

Taryn Simon

Monday, February 15, 2016 | News

February 18-March 26, 2016

Opening reception:

Thursday, February 18 th, 6-8 PM

Gagosian Gallery

555 West 24th Street, New York


Open Call for Photographers and Videographers to participate in a Projected Exhibition during MOPLA 2016

Thursday, February 11, 2016 | News | Open Calls | Success Stories

Visura is delighted to announce the MOPLA Open Call for Visura photographers and videographers worldwide. This is a unique merit-based opportunity to participate in a projected exhibition curated by Scott Thode as part of Pro'jekt LA during the 2016 Month of Photography Los Angeles.

SUBMIT HERE: http://visura.co/assignments/submit/8
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