JJ

CIW & Fair Food

Over the years, I’ve spent a good bit of time documenting the Coalition of Immokalee Workers’ inspiring Campaign for Fair Food. Immokalee, Florida is a hub of the east coast agriculture…


Citizens Planning Institute

One of the highlights of my year was participating in the Citizens Planning Institute. Photo by Ariel Dilberto / Citizens Planning Institute CPI is an initiative of Philly's City Planning Commission.…


PorchFest 2017!

It's that time again: West Philly Porch Fest! This year, we've got two great sets on our front porch: 2pm: Driftwood Soldier (you might have caught Driftwood Soldier at PorchFest last year, or at my…


Spring house concert:

Our next house concert will feature some special international flavors... Sofia Talvik is coming all the way from Sweden! Umer Piracha's new ensemble Falsa will bring some Pakistani influences, and…


If you cook it, they will come...

Happy springtime! A quick story to share with you about some impromptu small-scale community organizing: As the warmer approached, I figured that it was time to do a spring bbq with my housemates.…


Fall events...

Hey there beautiful humans; I've got a couple of invitations for you this fall. 


Seeking input for a new project...

How do we grow in understanding? I'm working with the Interfaith Center to create a new public art project that challenges us to dare to understand each other: to bridge differences & create…


Faces of Migration

Where is your family from? I’m creating a series of portraits of people whose families have experienced migration or displacement. I'd love to have you participate. This project is part of my artist…


Walk AROUND Philadelphia

What does it mean to walk around a city? I'm not quite sure, but I'm doing it this week. To be specific, there's four of us, walking the entire perimeter of Philadelphia over the course of a week.…


The Million Picture Giveaway (update)

I'm continuing to give away my images Around this time last year, during JJ Tiziou Photography's first annual Special Shindig, I announced the Million-Picture Giveaway: a yearlong initiative to make…