ZEKE Magazine: The Magazine of Global Awareness
Published by SDN

ZEKE Magazine. The world explored through photographs, ideas, and words, by leading documentary photographers from across the globe, published by the Social Documentary Network. The first issue will feature the best work from SDN from the previous year. ZEKE will combine photography with essays about the issues explored by the photographers.


$11.00 for print and digital
April 2015 edition. 52 pages, 8.5 x 11, full color, perfect bound.
Includes postage and handling. Additional rates apply for non-US addresses.

$1.99 for digital only

The print version will begin shipping April 6. ZEKE is published twice a year by SDN. Next issue available October 2015. The above fees are for one edition only.

The first issue of ZEKE will draw from featured work submitted to SDN in 2014:

  • Three feature articles exploring:
    WATER/SCARCITY with photographs by Rudi Dundas and Daniel Roca
    BANGLADESH GARMENT INDUSTRY with photographs by K.M. Asad and Suvra Kanti Das
    RIO/BRAZIL with photographs by Tiana Markova-Gold and Dario De Dominicis
    Each article will also have an essay exploring the context of these issues in depth.
  • Winners of our 2014 call for entries on Narrative Documentary.
  • 12 Featured Photographers of the Month.
  • SDN trending photographers
  • Interviews with Ed Kashi and Matt Black.
  • Other content relevant to the documentary community.

Click here for preview version.

ZEKE is published in both print and electronic format. The magazine is available to purchase by SDN members and to the general public and distributed free to editors, curators, publishers, and others in the photography community who provide opportunities for photographers.

Glenn Ruga, the Executive Editor of ZEKE, is the founder and director of Social Documentary Network and the former publisher and art director of Loupe magazine.

Join us for ZEKE launch parties!
Free copies of ZEKE will be available at the launch party while supply lasts.

New York
Thursday, April 16

Meet ZEKE photographers, writers, SDN staff and  SDN Advisory Committee members Ed Kashi, Jamie Wellford, Lori Grinker and others.
6:30 - 8:00 pm
Anastasia Photo
166 Orchard Street, New York, NY

Thursday, April 23

Celebrate launch of ZEKE with exhibit of photos from the magazine
Digital Silver Imaging
9 Brighton Street, Belmont, MA

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