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Exhibitions Tagged #Culture

Daily Bread

The South Street Seaport
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A global look at the industrialization of food production and (over)consumption through the lens of children’s nutrition. Each image presents children in different regions and communities, surrounded by the foods they eat in one week, ranging from ultra-processed packaged foods and snacks, many of them designed to appeal to children, to home cooked meals prepared from whole foods.

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You Can’t Go Home Again

South Beach Promenade
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Dom Marker (b. Kharkiv, 1990) is a Ukranian-American artist. His emergent artistic practice is embedded in community activism and a post-documentary approach, focused on the war in Ukraine.

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From Poland, With Love

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
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We are transported back in time to Bea Lubas’ childhood memories of Poland – the taste of the first strawberries in the summer,  the smell of her mum’s freshly baked ‘Jablecznik’,  beautiful forests and the foraging trips with her dad.

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Sea Beach

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
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SEA BEACH at Cox’s Bazar, woven from threads of childhood, family, and heritage, has been a constant presence in Ismail Ferdous’s life, embodying the rich cultural diversity of Bangladesh and serving as a gateway to both personal and communal introspection.

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The Sea of Devotees

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2023

A peek into the kaleidoscope of festivals that paint the canvas of India.

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Moments: Around the World

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2023

From bustling markets in Africa to crowded metro stations in Asia, the photographs capture the essence of each destination and the diverse cultures that make them so special.

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The Goldfish Project

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2023

Rekha works long hours at a male dominated fish market under the scorching sun. Everything from her optimism to her colorful skirts set her apart. She works long hours and lives happily in a tiny slum. Despite what she has overcome in her life, she is resilient and cares for the others in her community. The goldfish signifies that you are called to help others, that change is always happening, and you must learn to go with the flow.

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Tributaries

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2023

Tributaries is a group exhibition featuring the works of three lens-based artists and members of the School of Visual Arts Continuing Education community, residency participant Murat Kahya, SVACE student Nivia Hernandez, and SVACE faculty member Esteban Toro.

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Sowing Rice With Salt

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2023

Sowing Rice with Salt explores the impact of immigration on intergenerational relationships, through diptychs of archival images of immigrant parents and recreations of their children with written reflections.

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Home on the Navajo Nation

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2023

This work focuses on the people of Sharon Chischilly’s home community, the Navajo Nation.

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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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

Jun 82022

Photoville Education Field Trips: Luvia Lazo

Featuring photographer Luvia Lazo discussing her exhibition Kanitlow

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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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