This exhibition was conceived in light of universal emotions and experiences. In search of the intrinsic value of life itself that give us strength through beauty, humor, hope and imagination. Values that feed our human consciousness and help us to overcome the trials and tribulations that we encounter in life. ALIVE! shows both artistic contemplations and human relationships in connection to society in different cultures and stages of life.Learn More
These bedrooms once belonged to men and women who died fighting in the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. These fallen men and women were blown up by IEDs, RPGs, hand grenades and suicide bombers. They were shot down in ambushes and by snipers. They died in helicopters, in humvees, and in tanks. It all took place thousands of miles away from home, and the country they fought to defend.
Josh Haner’s assignment was straightforward: spend several weeks or months with one of the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings, and make New York Times readers feel like they are there with him during recovery.Learn More
Chosen from the class of 2013 and 2012, these alumni from the BFA Photography Department exemplify the diversity of practice that the program cultivates and that the medium encourages.Learn More
Body Imaging morphs a physician’s office into a photo studio where the real overlaps with the faux, the border between public and private becomes porous, investigation couples with intimacy, notions of service collide with exchange, and the humorous mingles with the serious.Learn More
Over the course of two years, photographer Gaia Squarci was guided by the blind and visually impaired in an exploration of their lives.Learn More
CALL + RESPONSE + RESPONSE – presented by the International Center of Photography featuring the 2015 ICP-Bard MFA Candidates – is an immersive exhibition that demonstrates how photography operates as a conversational tool that initiates engagement and triggers discourse.Learn More
Continual exploration of color, shape, space, dimension, and light.
My client, Harper’s Magazine, asked me to cover the Olympics in a unique way, to visualize the games in a way others weren’t. Much of that involved me trying to spy new angles, to see the sports and athletes as compositional elements, to see their movements less as competition and more as a grand ballet. It was a brilliantly creative practice that I am honored to have been awarded.
Dialogue features the work of current MFA Photography students from Parsons The New School for Design.Learn More
Photography is subjective. The precise moment when the shutter is triggered represents a decision to slice a fragment of time that removes the subject from its outside context almost as a surgeon excises fragments of the larger human organism as a means to isolate it from its supporting system.Learn More
Faces of the Ferry offers a glimpse into the wide range of everyday people who interact with New York City’s East River.Learn More
For fifteen years I documented the efforts of a secretive tribe of engineers, entrepreneurs, and venture capitalists in Silicon Valley during the digital revolution as they created technology that would change our culture, our behavior and challenge what it means to be human.Learn More
Global Goods, Local Costs: Fashion’s True Price is a visual exploration of the human lives affected by the production of the clothing and accessories we wear every day.Learn More
Head On Portrait Prize was established in 2004 with the aim of giving the public and photographers, both well and less known, more opportunities to view and exhibit high quality photographic portraits. Today it is one of the biggest and most respected annual displays of portraiture in Australia and the pivotal part of Head On Photo Festival, Australia’s leading photography festival.Learn More
In Hegemony or Survival, Hector Rene Membreno-Canales blends classical still life and portraits with military objects and veterans.Learn More
Instagram’s community team has the special privilege of surfacing some of these unique moments and sharing them with you here at Photoville.Learn More
Artists offer sincere and creative interpretations of psychotherapeutic consultation in a pop-up psychotherapy office and photography gallery. Visitors are encouraged to drop-in or schedule a free 15-minute “initial intake” session, during which they may discuss any topic in complete confidence.Learn More
An estimated 5-6 million people from Central Asia migrate to Russia every year in search of work. I Am a Foreigner documents the journey of these migrants as they travel by train from Central Asia, and illustrates the realities they face upon arrival in their new home.Learn More
“To do the Ring” is an Icelandic expression that generally refers to travels on Route 1, the highway that encircles the country. To travel this road is something that most Icelanders do at some point in their lives and some even prefer to do it every summer.Learn More
The individuals shown in these portraits are Iraqis who were detained by the United States military and its surrogates. All were tortured and abused, and all were released without being charged. The portraits were taken in 2006 in Amman, Jordan and 2007 in Istanbul.Learn More
An exhibit of photography shot by legendary photojournalist James Nachtwey during his 30-year tenure at TIME.
In one of the dialects spoken in the east of Poland, which is a mixture of Polish and Belorussian, people strongly attached to the soil cultivated from generations were called Karczebs.Learn More
In the summer of 2013, two photographers, Jake Price and Emine Gozde Sevim, independently from each other found themselves in the same place: Gezi Park in Istanbul and its vicinity during the 18 days of protests that shook prime minister Erdogan’s eleven year old regime as never seen before.Learn More
With this long term project I document cultural activities in what used to be some of the worlds most dangerous cities along the US/Mexican border. Since 2008 I photographed 180 artists along the entire 2000 miles long divide to show the vibrant cultural side of a region that is usually portrayed by the international media with the sole focus on violent crime.Learn More
Companies from wealthy countries have always sought low-cost land for agricultural production. Today, governments allocate funds to domestic companies wishing to invest overseas. Governments did not provide such support for much of the last century, but do so now in a manner reminiscent of colonial practices.Learn More
AI-AP Present the 2nd edition of Latin American Fotografía and Ilustración 2 “LOS DIEZ” sponsored by Epson.
20 artist. 10 Photographers and 10 Illustrators, winners of the Latin American Fotografía and Ilustración 2 competition, are part of this travel exhibit sponsored by Epson.Learn More
Living with Mies is a series of portraits of residents in their living rooms in the Lafayette Park neighborhood of downtown Detroit, home to the largest collection of Mies van der Rohe-designed buildings in the world.Learn More
As we speak the ongoing development of technology, the freedom of religion and the need for energy, changes our world at a rapid rate . Lots of countries, communities and people don’t keep pace with this development and struggle with good intentions and choosing between two bad options. They are lost in transition.
The Yellow Trailer Art Gallery is Ed Kimball’s transportable cinema trailer and serves as a mobile art installation platform that has recently featured super 8 motion pictures and digital video projections.
An epidemic of suicide among Indian farmers. Decades on the water with the last fishermen of Long Island. An ex-con who breaks back into his old prison cell. Narratively offers an in-depth look at humanity in all its gritty, edgy, complicated beauty. Photo courtesy of Doug Kuntz.
This years’ theme is ‘New Photographers’. The International Photo Festival Leiden aims at providing a platform for young talented, professional photographers, by giving them a chance to expose themselves to a broader audience.Learn More
PhotoWorld 2014 is a sea of images, wave upon incessant wave of reproductions of, and imagined states of being in, our world right now; what is breaking, what needs to be broken.Learn More
The work Old Drivers consists of fifteen characters with very rich driving experience. Each of them has been driving cars for fifty years or more…
During the 15 years PDN has created this special issue dedicated to “new and emerging photographers to watch,” we’ve profiled 450 photographers and reviewed the work of thousands more talented individuals.Learn More
I travelled to many locations in the western United States to learn about the significance of the horse in Native American culture. The arrival of horse transformed the culture. They allowed tribes to hunt more buffalo than ever before. They tipped the balance of power in favor of mounted warriors and they became prized as wealth. For Native Americans today, horses endure as an emblem of tradition and a source of pride, pageantry, and healing.
We are so honored to have been able to access the amazing and diverse image archive of Photos.com* to create these photo stand-ins you see dispersed throughout the Photoville grounds. So step up and get your photo taken, and let’s rock n’ roll!Learn More
The Built Environment designates the structures and spaces humankind has created in which to live, work, and play. It includes every kind of buildings, parks and other greenspaces, roads, and infrastructures of all types. Interpreting this theme for Photoville, 34 photographers from Soho Photo are presenting a diversity of creative viewpoints that reveal many of the ways we live and co-exist today.
This photographic project, Plane Watchers, follows the lives of a group of people who have, after the collapse of the USSR, kept living in Estonia in accordance to the old ways. I call them the plane watchers, because their Soviet-era shanty-town is located right next to the Lennart Meri airport in Tallinn, and the air above it is constantly abuzz with landing and launching airplanes.Learn More
A series of portraits that juxtapose reality with imaginary conscience; fashion with documentary photographs; tradition with modernity.
This spring, 15 young people from neighborhoods across Brooklyn were able to participate in a digital photography internship that taught a documentary style of photography focused on issues related to their neighborhoods and self-exploration. The goals of this program were to empower participants, develop their personal voice as artists, and teach them to harness the power of visual storytelling.
Throughout history, photography has been upheld as a source of truth.
Reframe: An Exploration of Memory and Nostalgia examines those histories which are unclear, questioning our belief in what was and re-interpreting what can be learned from the past. The show includes work from 10 international photographers and artists who are taking work created long ago and making it their own.Learn More
Key stories and images by our core group of award winning photojournalists.
A collection of photographs by FDNY firefighter Michael Redpath who documented the recovery of Ground Zero after September 11th, 2001 which were transformed a decade later by the murky flood water of Hurricane Sandy, fossilizing the two tragic events in his negatives.
As Europe and America are engulfed in the greatest crisis of mutual trust since WWII, as a result of the recent inter-spying revelations, secrets and lies seem to be assuming an ever more crucial character in public life.Learn More
What interest me the most are intersection points of society and nature – says Kowalski – it is where interesting things happen: disorder in harmony, emergence of new forms.Learn More
We are proud to have participated in Photoville since its inaugural year! Salt is known for great storytelling and Maine is one of the most unique New England states. Enjoy the great storytelling of Salt documentarians and let us introduce you to the people of and parts of Maine that we find most intriguing.
MediaStorm is an award-winning film production and interactive design firm whose work gives voice and meaning to the most pressing issues of our time.
Testament is a collection of photographs and writing by late photojournalist Chris Hondros spanning over a decade of coverage from most of the world’s conflicts since the late 1990s, including Kosovo, Afghanistan, the West Bank, Iraq, Liberia, Egypt, and Libya.Learn More
The paper photo book represents solidity, something we can literarily hold on to. It is trustworthy and has the aura of the original. The photo book is a visual novel. With this in mind graphic design agency Heijdens Karwei designs their photography books.
This exhibition at Photoville marks the first time photographs from multiple Everyday projects will hang together in one place — a tribute to global commonalities.
Over the last several months Tyler Stableford and his photography team have captured fine-art images of national farmers and ranchers, beekeepers, small-batch distillers and other food artisans around the country as part of a Canon portraiture series.Learn More
In the spring of 2013 we opened The Geography of Youth to online submissions. We invited people born between 1980 and 1995 to upload a self-portrait and answer the same twelve interview questions that we asked hundreds of Millennials around the world.Learn More
This project spotlights man’s cultivation of nature. It features gigantic outdoor monocultures in the United States, or under glass and plastic in the Netherlands and Spain.
The Tierney Fellowship is awarded to young photographers after graduating from a partner school, which are located in USA, Mexico, South Africa, China and India.Learn More
One in five people in the world get their water from great Asian rivers linked to the Qinghai-Tibet plateau in northwestern China. Here beneath a gently undulating landscape, spring the headwaters of the Yellow River, which sweep three thousands miles across China on their way to the sea. When they make it.Learn More
In Tunnel People, we get to know Vietnam veterans, macro-biotic hippies, crack addicts, Cuban refugees, convicted killers, computer programmers, philosophical recluses and criminal runaways. Tunnel People, both the book with its wealth of ethnographic details and the photo documentary with strong yet elegant and telling images has become a classic testimony of homeless life in the 1990s.
Inspired by the scenic vistas of Brooklyn Bridge Park, Photos.com by Getty Images has curated a stunning collection of urban photography – both archival and contemporary – to celebrate our debut exhibition at Photoville.
War & Memory addresses the sometime devastating aftermath of war on American families, communities, veterans and military personnel. The exhibit focuses on issues including post-traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injury and suicide.Learn More
When You’re Smiling is an interactive installation, created by international children’s charity Smile Train, where you can sing a line from the classic song to raise awareness of and support for children with clefts in developing countries.
The photographs in Work In Progress On In Progress Work have been made in downtown Brooklyn between 2011-2014, a time when changes in the architecture of the area alone became a monumental manifestation of the rapid socioeconomic shifts in the area.Learn More
You Are You documents an annual weekend summer camp for gender non-conforming children and their families. This camp offers a temporary safe haven where children can freely express their interpretations of gender alongside their parents and siblings without feeling the need to look over their shoulders.Learn More
The Syrian war has created an unprecedented refugee crisis with millions of Syrians displaced. More than 100,000 of them live on a barren stretch of dirt in northern Jordan at the Zaatari refugee camp, now the second largest refugee camp in the world. Four photographers from the NOOR agency documented daily life in the camp.Learn More
In this very special interview, we sit down with internationally renowned photographer Robert Clark to learn how he launched his career and grew his business to what it is today. Also hear the stories behind some of Robert’s most memorable photographs and assignments, including the iconic photos he took on 9/11.Learn More
When the sun sets everything changes, and anything goes. Shadows, and strangers, lurk, and new perspectives abound. On this night, we’ll give credence to the true stories that flourish only in darkness.Learn More
This workshop will explore different approaches to portrait photography. We will cover different aspects from the philosophical to the practical. It will include discussions and hands-on demonstrations of several different ways to set up and execute a portrait session.Learn More
Our distinguished Photoville panel will discuss ten key images that have appeared in 2014, including photos by Todd Heisler on immigration on “The Way North,” and Mario Tama on his extensive coverage of Brazil and the World Cup.Learn More
In this seminar, we’ll be discussing the overall landscape of fashion photography and how it’s changed over time. We’ll talk about the ins and outs of assisting, developing your style, portfolio reviews, and provide valuable tips and insights gained from years of experience shooting fashion editorial and advertising campaigns.Learn More
Building an artist’s portfolio is a very personal journey. Selecting, editing, sequencing and presentation are key ingredients for assembling your body/bodies of work. Sandra and Lois will walk you through the process in an interactive presentation.Learn More
On this night, Narratively celebrates the impact of technology on storytelling and takes a hard look at where we’ve gone, and where we’re headed.Learn More
Andrew Fingerman, CEO of PhotoShelter and Anna Dickson, Photo Editor at The Huffington Post, will discuss essential marketing tips for the multi-tasking photographer on-the-go who wants to find the best recipe to attract and engage the right audience online and turn them into loyal clients.Learn More
Kickstarter is a new way to fund creative projects, available to everybody. Victoria Rogers, Partnerships Manager at Kickstarter, will share what she’s learned about how to create a successful Kickstarter campaign. Come with your ideas and your questions!Learn More
In 1842 Sir John Herschel decided that the Daguerreotype, the first photographic printing process, was too expensive, difficult and potentially lethal. Thus, he invented in that year the printing process to which he gave the name Cyanotype. It produced a monochromatic Prussian blue photographic print on inexpensive materials such as paper or cloth.Learn More
The Penumbra Foundation | Center for Alternative Photography will offer an introduction workshop to the Cyanotype Process. Participants of the workshop will be given a piece of paper pre-coated with the Cyanotype synthesizer on which they will place small objects (also supplied) before putting this assembly in sunlight.Learn More
Please join us for a pre-launch book signing for Daylight’s Fall 2014 titles including Linda Troeller & Marion Schneider – Orgasm; Robert Shults – The Superlative Light; Elaine Mayes – Recently; Wyatt Gallery – #SANDY; E. Brady Robinson – Art Desks; and Hiroshi Watanabe – The Day the Dam Collapses. The artists will be present to chat, answer questions and sign books.Learn More
This workshop is for photographers who want to refine and develop their composition skills. Through image analysis we discuss — among others — lines, movement, light, shadow, colors—and possibly people—in the environment.Learn More
If there were an award for coolest fashion photographer, Melissa Rodwell might just take the cake. As a trailblazing fashion photographer and educator, Melissa joins Eryka Clayton, the photo editor at The Collective Magazine, to offer a behind-the-scenes look at how photographers and their editors work closely together to map out and execute stellar ideas.Learn More
Doug Menuez will discuss his latest book – “Fearless Genius: The Digital Revolution in Silicon Valley 1985-2000. Shooting behind the scenes at the leading technological innovators of the digital era for over a decade, Doug’s account provides a visual history of the Silicon Valley technology boom.Learn More
In his presentation, Richards will show excerpts from earlier self-published works, among them Dorchester Days (1978), a study of the inner city neighborhood where he was born, and War is Personal (2010), a chronicle of the consequences of the Iraq War. He will then discuss the motivations, struggles, and joy of creating his deeply personal new book.Learn More
If you want to grow your network, a platform like Instagram can be a game changer. But is brand awareness the only juice you can squeeze from that lemon? Not anymore. In this panel, learn how photographers are using Instagram to draw in clients and land paying gigs, plus discover how brands are turning to photographers on Instagram to reach new audiences.Learn More
This workshop takes a quick look at the history, theory, and practice of pinhole photography with an emphasis on the technical relationship between camera-making and image formation. Each participant will leave with a camera (made from one of several objects provided), an image made by that camera, and an understanding of how to make a camera out of anything at all.Learn More
Visionaries is excited to return to Photoville this year to present Hyphenated, featuring first and second generation American photographers who explore themes of identity, memory, home and belonging through their work.Learn More
Wall Décor Designer, Joie Tamkin, will give a live demo on how you can create a professional gallery wall on your own. Learn how to mix and match photography with art, black-and-white with color, and different types of frames and materials to give your walls a unique look with your personal touch.Learn More
Join us for a presentation designed to change the way you think about Digital precision and the hazy world of Analog.Learn More
Moderated by James Wellford, photographers Emine Gozde Sevim and Jake Price will provide in depth insight into the protests that engulfed Turkey in the summer of 2013, which still resonate throughout society today.Learn More
Using land grabbing as a case study, photographer Alfredo Bini and media executive Greg Moyer meet with non-profit organizations and researchers to discuss the potential for issue-based multimedia storytelling.Learn More
Matt Black documents the changing human relationship to food, farming, and the environment. Alejandro Cartagena documents the development of suburbs and the invisible consequences of this 21st century Mexican progress, where the rapid construction of houses outweighs the development of a social infrastructure.Learn More
Navigating copyright, contracts, model and property releases can be a daunting task, especially if you don’t know where to begin. We know you’ve got questions, so Bill Cramer, Founder and CEO of Wonderful Machine will sit down with Kristine Hsu of Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts to tackle topics head on and help you make the best decisions for your photography business.Learn More
The small point and shoot Lomography 110mm cameras are the easiest way to learn analogue technology; it is easy to load, shoot and go play around with. The kids will learn the basics of analogue photography and how to load and use a camera.Learn More
The Lomokino camera is the only 35mm movie camera that allows you to create and share your own short movies. Learn more about the history of the film movies, how to load and use this camera, and how to create and shoot your own movies.Learn More
DIY culture is everywhere, from reality shows about interior designers gone wild to the wonders of the artisanal mayonnaise craze. But makers are bigger and bolder than the trendy labels we stick to them. We’ll uncover the stories to prove it.Learn More
Migrant Camera is a nomadic camera obscura tent inspired by worker shelters aesthetics built by Union and undocumented workers, with the idea to foster conversations in Public Spaces between the workers, stakeholders and general public about life and work, in addition to symbolically addressing the existing social order for immigrants by turning the world upside down.Learn More
Photographers featured in PDN’s 30: New and Emerging Photographers to watch will explain how they got their work seen and noticed, and offer advice for sharing, promoting and getting support for their personal projects.Learn More
Meet three photographers who are successfully executing personal projects. They will present their work, discuss the long-term commitments involved and take questions afterwards.Learn More
Photo Poland – Contemporary Polish Photography is an exhibition showcasing contemporary Polish photography. The talk will begin with a slideshow presenting a selection of 10 contemporary Polish photographers. This will be followed by a panel discussion with photographers Rafal Milach, Adam Panczuk and Kacper Kowalski, who discussing their work and the current state of Polish photography.Learn More
In this panel discussion, the authors will discuss the book with contributors from the book, focusing on insights, tips and anecdotes, and giving us a glimpse of how photographers turn their photo-diaries into the projects we see in galleries, photobooks and via online platforms.Learn More
Bring your portfolio, book or iPad, grab a beer, and get ready to get and give some unbiased feedback on your and your peers’ portfolios in this informal peer portfolio review event hosted by PhotoShelter.Learn More
PI_LTR (Public Interface LaTableRonde) The PI-LTR format brings together 30 participants – some invited, some not – to engage in a public discussion concerning contemporary cultural conditions. Each participant will be given The Rules of the Game: PI-LTR (available/distributed at the Fair), which describe the standard practices for this program.Learn More
Moderated by Stephen Mallon, artist Manjari Sharma and Ariel Shanberg, (Executive Director of the Woodstock Center of Photography) discuss portfolio reviews on how to get as much out of the review circuit as possible. This is not a common sense discussion, this is a talk from both sides of the table about how much business gets done at the bar and at the event vs your actual review.Learn More
In this panel, hear from organizations like Photoville who can help fund your stories, plus photographers like Joni Sternbach and the Restless Collective who have successfully turned to third parties to raise money. Plus, get tips on how to craft a proposal and pitch your idea!Learn More
Landing rock photography gigs and working with editors.Learn More
The theme for SLIDELUCK NYC XVIII is “Secrets.” Artists are invited to submit work that explores notions of deception, revelation, confessions and wishes. The show will be curated by Gideon Jacobs, Creative Director of Magnum Photos, and Matthew Leifheit, Photo Editor at VICE Magazine.Learn More
Sophie Gamand will be discussing her portrait series about wet dogs, which recently won the Sony World Photography Award, her thought process behind it and how she actually shot these quirky portraits of our furry friends.Learn More
Brian Storm will be presenting about digital storytelling and the cinematic narrative. Discussing work by his production company MediaStorm, he will emphasize how storytelling continues to evolve as a result of technological innovations and an expanding media space.Learn More
Directors of the Chris Hondros Fund and co-editors of Testament, a collection of Hondros’s writing and photography which was published this year will discuss Hondros’s life and work.Learn More
In conjunction with the exhibit “War & Memory,” the panel will discuss issues faced by returning military and veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan. Our panelists will include photographers, journalists, veterans and mental health professionals.Learn More
Since the @everydayafrica feed launched on Instagram two years ago, the concept has grown into a global movement of photographers using daily-life imagery to fight stereotypes on a community, city, country, or continent level: from @everydaybronx to @everydayasia, from @everydaylatinamerica to @everydayiran, from @everydayusa to @everydayeasterneurope, and dozens more.Learn More
We hope you’ll join us in raising a glass in celebration of the talented men and women whose work is featured in this year’s FENCE exhibits.Learn More
In this 90 minute seminar we’ll introduce you to the wonderful world of glass. Get the skinny on focal lengths, the differences between zooms and primes, and creatively controlling depth of field.Learn More
This interactive workshop will address the challenges of earning a living as a photographer, whilst at the same time doing work that has meaning and social relevance. Participants are encouraged to bring in project ideas to discuss and brainstorm on execution strategies.Learn More
Stories, like a stick of butter left out on the counter, change dramatically over time. But unlike a fine wine, they don’t always get better with age.Learn More
The Penumbra Foundation is bringing its Tintype Booth back to Photoville this year! If you are looking for a portrait photograph that captures your unique, individual personality, step into our portable tintype photo booth and experience the magic of this 19th century photographic process!Learn More
Over the last several months Tyler Stableford and his photography team have captured fine-art images of national farmers and ranchers, beekeepers, small-batch distillers and other food artisans around the country as part of a Canon portraiture series.Learn More
Dutch photo book designer Teun van der Heijden discusses his collaborations with photographers on a variety of photo books, including Belgian Autumn by Jan Rosseel, Interrogations by Donald Weber, and Black Passport by Stanley Greene.
The book War Porn is his latest project with photojournalist Christoph Bangert. Christoph will join him onstage to discuss their collaborative process – how they came to produce this book and their thought process along the way.Learn More
From a nail-biting narrative on the battlefield of Syria to a profile of a peace-loving pizzaiolo who’s fighting for his right to sling pies, we’ll introduce the audience to the complex flavors of real-life warrior.Learn More
Spanning thirty years, from the 1980s through today – WE LIVE IN BROOKLYN BABY – is a visual journey that brings together powerful, personal works by more than 30 photographers from across this proud borough, representing every aspect of Brooklyn’s diverse identity, heart and soul.Learn More
In this workshop Several Artists who have been published by Oranbeg Press have donated the use of their work for you to be the editor. We have prepared several “book ready” packets that will have a selection of prints for you to create/design/sequence your own edition of 1 photo book for you to take home.Learn More
Photographers are turning their documentary images into large-scale public photography displays. The choice to mount site-specific exhibitions imbues the photographs with added layers of meaning. Who owns the space? Who is its intended audience? And who is forced to see and live with it daily?Learn More