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Exhibitions Tagged #Asian Voices

Adobe Lightroom Ambassador: Alixe Lay

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 1
 archive : 2022

Presented by Adobe Photoshop Lightroom

Explore stunning and compelling visual stories — from the transitional spaces we use, to the shifting aesthetics of China — as told by our Lightroom Ambassadors.

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The Legacy of Korean “Comfort Women” and Their Continued Fight for Justice

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 2
 archive : 2022

Presented by Photoville

This work seeks to preserve the legacies and share the testimonies of Korean “comfort women,” a euphemism for women (mostly teenagers at the time) who were forced into sexual slavery by the Japanese Imperial Army during World War II.

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Adobe Lightroom Ambassador: Tristan Zhou

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 1
 archive : 2022

Presented by Adobe Photoshop Lightroom

Explore stunning and compelling visual stories — from the transitional spaces we use, to the shifting aesthetics of China — as told by our Lightroom Ambassadors.

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Adobe Lightroom Ambassador: Piyatat Primtongtrakul

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 1
 archive : 2022

Presented by Adobe Photoshop Lightroom

Explore stunning and compelling visual stories — of healing, love, joy and humanity — as told by our Lightroom Ambassadors.

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1000 Years Of Joys And Sorrows

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 2
 archive : 2021

In his widely anticipated memoir, “1000 Years of Joys and Sorrows,” world-renowned artist and activist Ai Weiwei tells a century-long epic tale of China through the story of his own extraordinary life and the legacy of his father, while also illuminating his artistic process.

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Keeping Love Close: What Does Love Look Like? Asian And Asian-American Photographers Respond

Times Square – 42nd St & Broadway
 archive : 2021

What does love look like in a time of anti-Asian hate? Asian and Asian-American photographers respond.

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Surrounds

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Empire Fulton Ferry Lawn
 archive : 2020

A showcase of recent work from the students of the Department of Photography/Advertising at Film-Television and Communication College of Shanghai Normal University.

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Asian Americans on Race and The Pandemic

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 1
 archive : 2020

In collaboration with TIME, photographer Haruka Sakaguchi documented the stories of ten New York-based Asian Americans, who share their experiences of racism during the pandemic, and how their perspectives have been shaped by recent Black Lives Matter protests.

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See, Be Seen

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2019

The eight photographers in See, Be Seen address their interpretation of the city they live in. The images do not simply represent views of the city, they aim to offer deeper insights of their city: the scene, the history, the people, and the imagination.

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Self Inverted

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2019

Self Inverted tackles the personal tension commonly felt by gay Chinese individuals struggling with self-acceptance, and acceptance from their family and society.

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Family Incarceration: Never Again is Now

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2019

For Freedoms is excited to present artworks initially revealed as part of their fall 2018 50 State Initiative.

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Typecast

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2019

Typecast is a satirical portrait series addressing cultural stereotypes perpetuated by the entertainment industry.

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OYAKO (Japanese parents & children)

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2019

OYAKO, a series on Japanese parents and children, explores how culture changes and adapts as it moves from one generation to the next.

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People, Earth, and Experimental Korean Photography 1

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2019

People, Earth, and Experimental shows the appearance of a person exposed in the photographic media, changes on the ground, and experimental interpretations by Korean photographers.

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People, Earth, and Experimental Korean Photography 2

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2019

People, Earth, and Experimental shows the appearance of a person exposed in the photographic medium, changes on the ground, and experimental interpretations by Korean photographers.

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OYAKO (Japanese parents & children)

Annenberg Space for Photography
 archive : Photoville LA

OYAKO, a series on Japanese parents and children, explores how culture changes and adapts as it moves from one generation to the next.

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Visual Communications: A Celebration of Community

Annenberg Space for Photography
 archive : Photoville LA

This exhibition is an overview of Asian Pacific American (APA) community and activism, as seen through images culled from the organization’s Asian Pacific American Photographic Archive.

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Sensation Photography: Between or Border

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2018

Koreans who live in other countries range from first-generation immigrants who left their homeland a long time ago to third- or fourth-generation Koreans who may have seen Korea only on a map.

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Stitching Together: Garment Workers in Solidarity

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2018

On April 24, 2013, more than 1,000 lives were taken in the Rana Plaza Collapse. While history remembers this tragic event as the deadliest garment factory accident, activist and photographer Taslima Akhter reveals a story of dreams crushed by structural murder.

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Documenting China, Stories of Change

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2018

From the surprising fate of China’s shrinking cities, to the quiet resilience of young migrant women, this exhibition features long-term projects by Chinese visual storytellers, who examine a country that is constantly adapting and redefining itself.

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Invisible: Migrant Workers in Singapore

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2018

In this project, which was supported by a grant from the Pulitzer Center, photojournalist Xyza Cruz Bacani documents the lives of migrant workers in Singapore who left their home countries to seek a better economic future for their families but ended up being exploited.

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Nowhere Left But Here

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2018

Japan, home to the world’s oldest population, has been dealing with a challenge it didn’t foresee: senior crime.

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UNEARTH

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2017

The UNEARTH project began in 2015 as a collaboration between six documentary photographers and the Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI) in order to provide a visual record of Myanmar’s resource sector.

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China Through Chinese Eyes

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2017

This exhibition explores social, cultural, and economic issues central to the Chinese people and captured through the eyes of Chinese photographers. It features the work of several visual storytellers published in Chinese media outlets, whose images piece together a nuanced view of this dynamic country, as they help China understand itself.

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Sensation Photography : Focus on Korean Documentary

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2017

All 12 photographers represented here work in South Korea. Most of them have had work exhibited in domestic and foreign group shows, as well as solo exhibitions.

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Sensation Photography

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2016

This exhibit aims to introduce Korean photography past and present. The exhibition will consist of four parts: portrait, cityscape, landscape, and still-life. These are the same sections addressed in Sensation Photography magazine, in order to put the magazine within the historical context of Korean photography.

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A Peaceful Rebellion, The Faces of Dissent in Burma

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2015

Photographer Chris Bartlett and journalist Delphine Schrank, author of The Rebel of Rangoon; A Tale of Defiance and Deliverance in Burma (Nation Books, July 2015), combine the ineffable image with the poetry of language to convey the hidden and very human experience of dissidence: of a social movement, until now largely closed from the eyes of the world, whose members dared across five decades of brutally repressive military rule to wrest their country back and deliver it to freedom and democracy.

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National Geographic Presents: Living Goddesses

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2015

This photographic essay, created for National Geographic, is a rare look into the world of a living goddess.

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Documentary China

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2015

For a second year, ChinaFile and Magnum Foundation have partnered to administer the Abigail Cohen Fellowship in Documentary Photography. This year we are showcasing the work of Yuyang Liu and Souvid Datta.

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WWII Chinese Veterans

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2015

Chinese documentary photographer Li Qiang spent nearly one month in July 2015, visiting ten places in four Chinese provinces to shoot around 50 veterans.

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I AM A FOREIGNER: Labor Migration From Central Asia to Russia

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 5 Uplands
 archive : 2014

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.

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Worshippers

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 3
 archive : 2012

High Noon Culture & Art Corp presents “_Worshippers_” from Chinese artist Li Hao. The work explores the lives of worshippers of Jokhang Temple, a Tibetan Buddhist temple in Lhasa.

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Events and Sessions Tagged #Asian Voices

Oct 32020

Asian Americans Reflect on Seeing Themselves, Race, and the Pandemic

New York-based Asian Americans who shared their experiences of pandemic-fueled racism with TIME gather for a virtual roundtable discussion on contextualizing anti-Asian racism during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Sep 132015

Reporting Inside the Great Firewall: Photographers on Covering China

Many photojournalists rely on the basic protections of freedom of speech and freedom of the press to move freely, to access their subjects, and to bring their images to the public. But what is it like to photograph and report in the People’s Republic, where censorship is the norm and journalists often face more restrictions than regular citizens?

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