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Exhibitions Tagged #Conflict

The Hands that Make a Home

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 2
 archive : 2022

Presented by The International Rescue Committee

The Hands That Make a Home is a visual story about what happens when four refugees and a migrant rebuild home with the help of their new community.

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Ukraine Under Attack: Documenting the Russian Invasion

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 2
 archive : 2022

Presented by The New York Times

New York Times photographers in Ukraine have captured the horrors of war.

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From Despair to Hope: Children Beyond Armed Conflict

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 1
 archive : 2022

Presented by Office of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict

Children are the most vulnerable during an armed conflict. The UN Children and Armed Conflict Mandate was created 25 years ago to better protect children from the ravages of war. This mandate is part of the driving force behind the exhibition From Despair to Hope: Children beyond Armed Conflict.

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Ten Years Of War Through The Eyes Of 16 Syrian Photographers

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Empire Fulton Ferry Lawn
 archive : 2021

The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) coordinates the global emergency response to save lives and protect people in humanitarian crises.

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The Last Chapter Of War In Afghanistan

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Empire Fulton Ferry Lawn
 archive : 2021

America may be ending the 20-year “endless war,” but the way it is leaving Afghanistan will certainly mean the start of another phase of fighting in this war-torn country.

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A Compassionate Lens: Chris Hondros Fund, Ten Years On

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 5
 archive : 2021

Reflecting on 10 years since Hondros’s death, we asked the fund’s founders and awardees to select one of his photographs and share their thoughts about his prolific work—which continues to bring shared human experiences to light.

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Journalists under fire: US Press Freedom Edition

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Empire Fulton Ferry Lawn
 archive : 2020

Never before have journalists been more vilified as enemies of the people, or their work so readily dismissed and brushed away as fake news.

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Jalila: Surviving War and Famine in Yemen

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2019

This project was born of a determination to focus attention on a conflict that has raged since 2015, but received little notice, even as it caused the world’s worst humanitarian crisis.

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Journalists Under Fire

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2019

The life and work of a select number of visual journalists who have been killed in the line of duty, as well as those who are currently under threat for delivering the news we too often take for granted.

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Of Love and War

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2019

Lynsey Addario’s Of Love and War is a photography book of the stunning images she has made while reporting from crisis and war zones all across the world.

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Of Love and War

Annenberg Space for Photography
 archive : Photoville LA

Lynsey Addario’s Of Love and War is a photography book with stunning images she has made while reporting from crisis and war zones all across the world.

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Testament

Annenberg Space for Photography
 archive : Photoville LA

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.

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1992-2017-East Side Stories

Annenberg Space for Photography
 archive : Photoville LA

East Side Stories puts a human face to gang members in Los Angeles while in their homes and with their families.

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Caught in Conflict

Annenberg Space for Photography
 archive : Photoville LA

Women and children suffer war in ways that men don’t. Humanitarian assistance is not just the provision of food and water in war time.

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Pilsen

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2018

In the late ‘80s and early ‘90s, the Chicago neighborhood of Pilsen saw its cultural peak as a mecca for Mexican-American immigrants in the Midwest. The 2.76-square-mile community has seen rapid development, study shows.

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Safe Home

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2018

Following wars and the occupation of many areas of the country by ISIL, Iraq is littered with explosive devices, including thousands of IEDs. Major population centers and small villages are unsafe for the people returning home.

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The Geography of Hate

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2018

In 2000, Lynn Johnson began documenting the places where extreme acts of violence took place in the United States for her Master’s degree thesis at the School of Visual Communication at Ohio University.

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A Way Home

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2018

“A Way Home” brings to light the ways in which communities across the globe define ‘home’. Through a compassionate and telling lens, these photojournalists examine the effects that migration, conflict, political strife and humanitarian crises inflict on individuals’ concepts of home.

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Attacks On The Press | MEXICO

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2018

In recent years Mexico has become one of the most dangerous places in the world for journalists, with levels of violence unmatched by any country in the Western Hemisphere. Attacks and threats against journalists and photojournalists are a daily occurrence and assassinations are routine.

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AYACUCHO

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2018

The word Ayacucho comes from Quechua AYA (dead, corpse) and CUCHO (corner), meaning “the corner of the dead”. The last two decades of the 20th century were one of the most tragic moments for the city of Ayacucho and the history of Peru.

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Azraq Film School Presents “Through Our Eyes: The Personal Works of Syrian Youth in Azraq, Jordan”

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2018

More than 30 young filmmakers and storytelling enthusiasts created their own independent stories that documented their lives, experiences, and hopes during the largest refugee crisis and displacement since WWII.

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Undocumented

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2018

As a special correspondent for Getty Images, I have spent much of the last decade photographing issues of undocumented immigration to the United States from Central America and Mexico. I’ve taken a broad approach, focusing on asylum seekers fleeing violence, migrants searching for economic opportunity, and the federal government’s response to pursue, detain, and deport them. Throughout, I have tried to humanize this story.

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conSECUENCIAS / conSEQUENCES

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2018

This exhibit highlights the role of photography in creating public narratives of life struggles and social movements in Chiapas, Mexico. It builds on the media awareness generated by the Zapatista indigenous rebellion of 1994. Since then, social and political conflicts have led to displacement and confrontation, often generating multiple narratives of these events.

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Internal Ballistics

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2018

This exhibition expands our understanding of the visceral and physical collision between what we know and understand about guns and gun culture, and what many know as a result of being on the end of the projectile.

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N.O.K: Next Of Kin

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2018

“N.O.K.: Next of Kin” documents how Gold Star Families cope with loss and memory through their handling of their loved ones killed in action in wars spanning from World War II to The Vietnam War and the ongoing conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq.

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One day, I will

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2018

Aged between 6-18 years old, the children and youths are photographed dressing up in the outfits of the adults they want to become. The photos highlight the vulnerability and also the great energy of today’s youth and how they can shape the future.

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War is Only Half the Story

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2017

“War is Only Half the Story” is a ten-year retrospective of the work of grant winners and finalists of the groundbreaking nonprofit, The Aftermath Project.

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Battles Won

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2017

The Marine Corps is about fighting and winning battles. That’s who we are and what we do.

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CHARLOTTESVILLE & BEYOND

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2017

This is 2017. How can there still be rallies advocating hate? How can this mindset still exist? Where do we draw the line between “free speech” and “hate speech”?

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Paraiso Perdido

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2017

“Paradise Lost” started in 2012 as a document of Venezuela’s collapse and the rise of violence. Venezuela is now one of the deadliest countries in the world. It is estimated that over 28,000 people were killed in Venezuela last year—that is, in a country roughly the size of Texas.

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Stories of Survivors

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2017

Between 2011 and 2016, more than 33,300 Africans lost their lives to violent extremism. The growth of violent extremism has set in motion a dramatic reversal of development gains in Africa, and is also threatening to stunt prospects of development for years to come.

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Family: Bringing a shared sense of humanity into the public eye

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2016

This exhibit reflects on the work of photojournalists who bring to light shared human experiences. Through the lens of family, we’ve asked the photographers to share images that reflect the concept of family from their work in documenting some of the most important news stories of our times.

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It Takes Us: Stories of gun violence from across America

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2016

Over the past few years, I’ve been traveling the country to tell a diverse story about the impact of gun violence on injured survivors, victims’ family members, and witnesses to these horrific acts. I seek to show how gun violence doesn’t fit neatly into the “good guys vs. bad guys” narrative of the media and the NRA. Rather it is far more nuanced — made up overwhelmingly of incidents of suicide, domestic violence, children gaining access to unsecured guns, mass shootings and so much more.

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Texting Syria

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2016

Texting Syria is an installation exploring the experience of Syrian refugees in the context of connectivity in the digital age. In these portraits, Syrians in Lebanon fleeing the civil war back home use mobile phones to stay in touch with their families who remain under siege in the city of Homs. A mundane and ubiquitous act — checking or sending a text message — is transformed by war into communiqués that can be a matter of life and death.

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Looking for Marshall McLuhan in Afghanistan: From Smartphone to Palladium

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2015

In 2011, Rita Leistner embedded with U.S. Marines in Afghanistan as a team member of the experimental social media initiative Basetrack, which used social media and smartphones to report on the war.

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Gitmo at Home, Gitmo at Play (Gitmo on Sale)

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2015

Thirteen years after the first prisoners arrived at the U.S. Naval Base at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba (“Gitmo”), over 100 men remain held indefinitely, almost half cleared for release years ago.

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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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Live, Love, Limbo

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2015

Natalie Naccache and Omar Imam’s stories are not about the statistics or the politics, but about the individuals caught in between. These stories reveal the struggle of the internal landscape for those who have lost their native ones, the constant uncertainty of exile, the memories that we carry with us, and the hopes that keep us alive.

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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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Blast Force Survivors

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2015

“I got blown up.” That’s what they say. “I was right there in the blast seat.” 
Blast force—the signature injury of the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan—creates a pressure so powerful it can be seen before it is heard or felt.

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War & Memory Presented by The Homecoming Project

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 5 Uplands
 archive : 2014

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.

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Bedrooms of The Fallen

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 5 Uplands
 archive : 2014

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.

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Za’atari

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 5 Uplands
 archive : 2014

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.

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Hegemony or Survival

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 5 Uplands
 archive : 2014

In Hegemony or Survival, Hector Rene Membreno-Canales blends classical still life and portraits with military objects and veterans.

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Iraqi Detainees: Ordinary People, Extraordinary Ordeals

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 5 Uplands
 archive : 2014

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.

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Martial Arts

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 5 Uplands
 archive : 2013

Martial Arts is a combination of the “WarHeads” triptych and its sister series of alphabet prints, “Warphabet”. Both bodies of work cover the same subject matter from different directions, trying to better complete the way armed conflicts are presented and understood.

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Interrogations

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 5 Uplands
 archive : 2013

Interrogations is about a place where justice, mercy, hope, and despair are manufactured, bought, bartered, and sold; a sound-proofed factory where truth is both the final product and the one thing that never leaves the room.

 

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A Decade of War

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 3
 archive : 2012

The New York Times will present a group exhibition that spans from the 9/11 disaster to the present, with emphasis on the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. It aims to show the scope of their toll, both at home and abroad.

The exhibition will include work by photographers Lynsey AddarioStephen CrowleyTyler HicksChang Lee, and Joao Silva among others.

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Events and Sessions Tagged #Conflict

Oct 92021

Syria: 10 Years Of War Seen By 16 Syrian Photographers

Engage in a conversation with Syrian photojournalists on the successes and challenges of documenting the last decade of war in Syria.

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Sep 152019

Conversations on Conflict Photography

There has never been a more important time for acknowledging and investigating the crucial role of conflict photography in shaping our understanding of international affairs and faraway crises.

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Sep 202018

“The Geography of Hate” Talk

Immerse yourself in a visual story like no other with Lynn Johnson. In 2000 Lynn began documenting the places where extreme acts of violence took place in the United States for Master’s degree thesis at the School of Visual Communication at Ohio University.

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Sep 162018

Photography and Trauma: Psychological Stress and The Occupational Hazards of Exposure to Traumatic Imagery

This panel aims to highlight how common psychological stress and trauma is among journalists and discuss related topics: Why are photographers and photo editors at particular risk? What are the barriers to treating trauma and how do we address them? What resources are available?

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Sep 202015

Conflict Reporting: Safety and Security in the Field

This panel of journalists and practitioners will explore the radically changing landscape of conflict reporting over the past decade, including how the press industry is assessing and responding to these increased threats against press freedom, digital security and the lives of journalists worldwide.

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Sep 282014

The Battles Back Home

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.

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Sep 212013

Documenting Communities Impacted by Gun Violence

The Magnum Foundation’s panel discussion will highlight the experiences of photographers and activists working in communities affected by gun violence. Issues of access, process, and protection for photographers will be addressed. Organized in conjunction with MF’s installation at Photoville: Heaven’s Gain: Recent work by Justin Maxon.

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