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Exhibitions Tagged #COVID-19/Pandemic

Identity Through Crises

Hudson Yards
 archive : 2022

Presented by The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting and Indigenous Photograph, with additional support from the Hudson Yards Hell’s Kitchen Alliance

Identity Through Crises highlights the many aspects that shape our individual and collective identities — exploring the evolution of identity through global crises and conflict, and celebrating the resilience of the human spirit.

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PORTRAITS OF THE PANDEMIC

Domino Park, Williamsburg
 archive : 2022

Presented by The Photographers of I.S. 318 in Brooklyn, New York and Photoville, in partnership with PhotoWings

The pandemic has changed the way we live and interact, as well as the way we see people, places, and things.

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The Rocketgirl Chronicles (Astoria)

Astoria Park
 archive : 2022

Presented by Photoville

The Rocketgirl Chronicles is an unintended photography project born during Melbourne’s sixth lockdown, documenting how one child’s imagination helped discover many small worlds around us, while the big world was shut down under the pandemic restrictions.

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The Rocketgirl Chronicles (Brooklyn Bridge Park)

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Dock Street
 archive : 2022

Presented by Photoville

The Rocketgirl Chronicles is an unintended photography project born during Melbourne’s sixth lockdown, documenting how one child’s imagination helped discover many small worlds around us, while the big world was shut down under the pandemic restrictions.

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Kensington Cares এলাকার যত্নে কেন্সিংটন / Kensington Se Cuida

Avenue C Plaza
 archive : 2021

When COVID-19 hit Kensington, people took care of one another. The Kensington Cares exhibit celebrates this collective movement on the Avenue C Plaza—a place of resilience and creativity.

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TransLatinxs Y La Resiliencia Contra COVID-19 // TransLatinx Resilience Against COVID-19

Travers Park
 archive : 2021
TransLatinx Resilience Against COVID-19 was produced in partnership with Photoville and the Queens Museum’s Year of Uncertainty, a program that aims to strengthen connection among the museum, its communities, and constituents, exploring new ways institutions can support individuals and the public navigating a world that is always and increasingly shifting.
TransLatinxs y la Resilencia Contra Covid-19 se produjo en asociación con Photoville y el Año de la Incertidumbre del Queens Museum, un programa que tiene como objetivo fortalecer la conexión entre el museo, sus comunidades y constituyentes, explorando nuevas formas en que las instituciones pueden apoyar a las personas y los públicos que navegan por un mundo que es siempre y cada vez más cambiante.
TransLatinx Resilience Against COVID-19 documents how the pandemic has impacted Colectivo Intercultural TRANSgrediendo, an organization founded by Lorena Borjas, and its community of transgender Latinx immigrants in Queens.
TransLatinxs y la Resilencia Contra Covid-19 documenta cómo la pandemia ha impactado al Colectivo Intercultural TRANSgrediendo, la organización fundada por Lorena Borjas, y su comunidad de inmigrantes latinx transgénero en Queens.
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Stoop Stories: City Kids

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 3
 archive : 2021

Stoop Stories™ is a documentary storytelling platform designed to connect, support, and celebrate our New York City neighbors— especially those hardest hit by the pandemic and systemic inequities.

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An Incredible Freedom

East Side Community High School
 archive : 2021

Recipient of the 2020 Photoville & PhotoWings Educator Exhibition Grant.

This project began over Zoom in the fall of 2020 with students from the East Side Photo Program.

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Diaspora On The Frontlines

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Empire Fulton Ferry Lawn
 archive : 2021

I am sharing the stories of Filipino nurses—a diaspora immensely affected by losses during the COVID-19 pandemic. It is my hope to share the lives behind the statistics and inform others on the colonial history that brought us here to America.

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Essential, But No Guarantees

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Empire Fulton Ferry Lawn
 archive : 2021

The service industry jobs that keep New York City’s heart ticking took a huge hit during the pandemic, leaving many people struggling. Meet some of those workers.

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Eyewitness: Who Tells The Stories Of Our Time?

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 1
 archive : 2021

Eyewitness: Who Tells the Stories of Our Time? showcases the work of Eli Hiller, Sarahbeth Maney, and Joana Toro—recipients of the 2020 Eyewitness Photojournalism Grant, whose works center underreported stories across the United States.

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FRIENDS, ART FOR HUMANITY: Reflections From Filipino American Frontline Healthcare Workers

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Empire Fulton Ferry Lawn
 archive : 2021

Filipino healthcare workers are reflecting on the impactful moments of the last year, sharing their stories of pain, courage and resilience as frontline workers in New York City.

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These Years

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 3
 archive : 2021
An exhibition of works by SVACE’s transcultural and transgenerational community that address the global events of the last five years, in celebration of the fifth anniversary of our annual Art & Activism events series.
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The Journal: Women Photographers Respond to COVID-19

Brooklyn Bridge Park – New Dock Street
 archive : 2020

The Journal is a collective, global project begun in March by more than 400 Women Photograph members in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the resulting lockdowns and quarantines.

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Then & Now

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Empire Fulton Ferry Lawn
 archive : 2020

Thirteen photographers from around the world re-photograph a scene from their archive, juxtaposing images from the past with the tumultuous year of 2020. They explore the visual imprint left on us by COVID-19, systemic racism, and social upheaval worldwide.

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Thesis, Interrupted

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Fulton Ferry Landing
 archive : 2020

Thesis, Interrupted explores the evolution of the School of Visual Arts Masters in Digital Photography class of 2020’s thesis projects, during the pandemic and subsequent quarantine.

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Where Do We Go From Here?

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Empire Fulton Ferry Lawn
 archive : 2020

When it is the photojournalist’s job to document the world’s news events? What happens when a new, deadly disease spreads across the world and threatens nearly everyone and everything—including the photographer? Chris Hondros Fund posed these two questions to three photojournalists: In 2020, what did you see, and where do we go from here?

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Picking Up NYC

Brooklyn Bridge Park – New Dock Street
 archive : 2020

Picking Up NYC offers a glimpse into the New York City Department of Sanitation’s rich history of heroism, inviting viewers to recognize the Sanitation workforce for their ceaseless efforts to keep New York City alive.

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Portrait of Grief

Washington Street and Prospect Street
 archive : 2020

Wayne Lawrence’s collaborative portraits of loss remove abstraction and remind us that every life lost during this pandemic is profound, and deeply personal.

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The Far-reaching Fallout from COVID-19

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Water Street
 archive : 2020

The world faces an unprecedented threat from COVID-19. It is more than a global health crisis–it is a socio-economic crisis which has exacerbated existing inequalities and created new inequalities that are hitting the most vulnerable people the hardest.

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The Great Empty

Brooklyn Bridge Park – New Dock Street
 archive : 2020

Over the course of a few days in March, The New York Times sent out dozens of photographers around the world to capture images of once-bustling public plazas, beaches, fairgrounds, and more. The photographs tell a similar story: emptiness proliferates like the virus.

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Donning and Doffing

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Empire Fulton Ferry Lawn
 archive : 2020

Since the start of the pandemic, health workers have been operating in difficult and grueling conditions, as they continue saving lives on the frontline. At the hospital where I work, staff must balance caring for patients with a limited supply of personal protective equipment, while keeping track of changing protocols, and working conditions.

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With Water, Without Water

Annenberg Space for Photography
 archive : Photoville LA

With Water/Without Water is a group exhibition that collectively tells the story of the importance to California of this vital but limited resource.

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Events and Sessions Tagged #COVID-19/Pandemic

Oct 42020

Creativity in Unprecedented Times

Join this panel of extraordinary photographers as they explore the topic of remaining creatively fresh and engaged while working within the limitations of social isolation, travel bans, and extremely divisive political discourse.

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Sep 272020

Jennifer McClure: On Creating a Visual Diary

Jennifer McClure will speak about her personal work and how she has used photography as an emotional lifeline during this pandemic.

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Sep 262020

The Gravity of Inclusive Storytelling with Cheriss May

Photographer and Educator Cheriss May shares her experiences, responsibility, and connection to telling the story of national reckoning on race and justice from the lens of a Black woman.

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Sep 202020

How to Visually Define Historic Moments: Brian Bowen Smith

Embark on a visual road trip for a glimpse of a socially distanced country in distress and hope through a visual series by Brian Bowen Smith.

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Sep 202020

Then & Now: Photographers Repicturing Their Archive in 2020

Photographers Sheila Pree Bright (Atlanta, U.S.A.), Yolanda Escobar Jiménez (Quito, Ecuador), Brian Otieno (Nairobi, Kenya), and Xiaojie Ouyang (Wuhan, China), discuss what it was like to return to places they had photographed before and make new photographs.

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