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Exhibitions Tagged #Culture

KANITLOW

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 1
 archive : 2022

Presented by Indigenous Photograph, Photoville, and Leica Camera

There is a word in Zapotec used to name someone or something disappearing — when a close friend is not close anymore, when someone stops visiting as often as they do, when things transform and change, or when someone is going blind. This word, kanitlow, means “faces are getting lost,” or “disappearing.”

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Arder la casa, on political violence, family and exile

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 1
 archive : 2022

Presented by Photoville

Arder la casa explores the contingencies of political violence in Colombia through Beltran’s family history — marked by her father’s exile in 2015. Intertwining archives, photographs, and videos narrate political fights in a territory where Catholicism, santería, bullfighting, mafia culture and politics collide.

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New York University Tisch School of the Arts Department of Photography & Imaging BFA Thesis Exhibition

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2022

Presented by New York University Tisch School of the Arts Department of Photography & Imaging

The Department of Photography and Imaging (DPI) in the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University is a four-year B.F.A. program situated in New York City.

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Mystery Of The Disguised

Brooklyn Bridge Park – The Beach
 archive : 2021

Mystery Of the Disguised is a visual exploration of the construction of an imaginary with the oral story of a town in Veracruz called Coyolillo, an Afro-Mexican community in the south of Mexico—reframing their history to one of freedom.

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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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Community Heroes: Fort Greene

Fort Greene Park
 archive : 2021

Local artists, youth, and community members come together to celebrate those dedicated to strengthening and supporting Fort Greene, focusing on long-term historic residents. This is an ongoing annual collaboration with the Fort Greene Park Conservancy and Friends of Commodore Barry Park.

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The Last Dagestanese Tightrope Walkers

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Empire Fulton Ferry Lawn
 archive : 2021
In the far reaches of Russia—from the high peaks of the Caucasus Mountain, to the Caspian sea shore—elders are passing down their high-wire skills in order to preserve a century-old decaying tightrope walking tradition.
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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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LAMBA

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2019

LAMBA is an ongoing photography project by Miora Rajaonary intended to show how the lamba, a traditional Malagasy garment, serves as a symbol of the island’s cultural heritage, pride, and a form of empowerment for Malagasy people.

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EUSA

Annenberg Space for Photography
 archive : Photoville LA

EUSA is a series of photos of American themed places around Europe and European themed places in the U.S. and is a reaction to the homogenization of European and American cultures, a direct result of globalization.

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A Few Acres of Snow

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2016

In Candide, Voltaire described Canada as “a few acres of snow.” Public opinion hasn’t changed much since then; the second largest country in the world is rarely in the news, even though there’s much to be concerned about.

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Events and Sessions Tagged #Culture

Oct 172021

Delirious Visibility: The Work Of Media Literacy In The Age Of Digital Overconsumption

In the deluge of information transparency, how do we – image-makers, storytellers, content creators – become agents of a future historicity that can rage against the obsc(r)ene?

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Sep 252020

Photography, History, and Systems of Power

Join us for a conversation looking back at the origins of photography–how it has been used as a tool of colonialism, and how this legacy still appears today, both culturally and institutionally.

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Sep 152018

Connecting with Culture: A Conversation with Miranda and Stella

Join the conversation between Leica photographers, Miranda Barnes and Stella Johnson, as they discuss their experiences documenting and connecting with communities they themselves don’t belong to.

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