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Exhibitions Tagged #Documentary Photography

Everybody Skate

LES Coleman Skate Park
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Presented by Photovillle

Everybody Skate is a documentary photo project highlighting women and non-traditional skateboarders in New York City. Brooklyn-based photographer Lanna Apisukh began the project in 2018 — sharing stories of courage, camaraderie, and athleticism through this portrait of a small but growing community.

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Sustainable Solutions to the Climate Crisis

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2022

Presented by Social Documentary Network, ZEKE Magazine

These documentary exhibits explore sustainable solutions to the climate crisis: the Indigenous People’s Burn Network in the western United States; Nemo’s Garden in Italy — the world’s first underwater greenhouse; the African Women Rising’s Permagarden Program in Uganda, and others.

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Bronx Junior Photo League | Year-End Exhibition

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2022

Presented by Bronx Documentary Center

The Bronx Documentary Center (BDC) is proud to present the work of our 11-to-18-year-old Bronx Junior Photo League (BJPL) students, all created during this past school year.

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Hard Times are Fighting Times

Brooklyn Bridge Park – New Dock Street
 archive : 2022

Presented by Photoville

This project describes the legacy of my parents’ participation in radical leftist groups which sought to overthrow imperialism and capitalism through organizing and revolution.

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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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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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Where the Birds Never Sing

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2022

Presented by Magnum Foundation

Where the Birds Never Sing reenacts the memories of survivors from the 1979 Marichjhapi massacre in Sundarbans, West Bengal, India, weaving together perspectives on a painful history that faces slow erasure from collective memory.

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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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Días Eternos: A Portrait of the Life of Female Prisoners in Venezuela

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Empire Fulton Ferry Lawn
 archive : 2020

In Venezuela, women in prison wait for years–under cramped and deplorable conditions–before moving on to trial to be judged. Will the women be able to return to society upon release? What do their conditions tell us about the state of Venezuelan society?

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Die lewe is nie reg vir my nie (This life is not right for me)

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 5
 archive : 2020

Gangsterism in Schauderville was constructed during the apartheid era. Although apartheid is abolished, the trauma that emerged from years of oppression is still alive. This work exemplifies a humane representation of a community, trying not to let the past, nor the stereotypes, define them.

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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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Winners of 2020 ZEKE Award for Documentary Photography

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 3
 archive : 2020

Last Wildest Places by Jason Houston, focuses on deforestation in the Purús-Manu region in southeastern Peru. Cousins by Kristen Emack, is a poetic look at the photographer’s daughter and her three cousins, and their intimate involvement in each other’s lives.

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Seeds of Resistance

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 3
 archive : 2020

Portraits of traditional peoples of the Amazon, and their sacred territories.

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From Tragedy to Light, 30 Years of The Alexia

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2019

Homage and immersion into the power of documentary photography, From Tragedy to Light, 30 Years of The Alexia, is a compendium of the powerful history of The Alexia Grant, and its quest to support photojournalism that drives change.

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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

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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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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The Wall

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2018

At the juncture of San Diego, California; and Tijuana, Mexico, the border wall’s rusting steel bars plunge into the sand, extending 300 feet into the Pacific Ocean, and casting a long and conflicting shadow.

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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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Moon Dust

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2018

Wadi El Qamar, also known as Moon Valley, is a residential area located in the west of Alexandria, Egypt, next to the Portland Cement Factory. Just ten meters away from the residential area, the factory processes coal and garbage. It layers the homes of more than 30,000 people with toxic dust, causing tremendous health problems to those that live there.

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Flint is a Place

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2016

Flint is a Place is a cross-platform, episodic documentary series that seeks to document a specific moment within this American city in an intimate, character-driven way.

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LiveZEKE

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2016

LiveZEKE is a new way to experience documentary photography, combining live video conferencing and traditional documentary practice.

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Lewis Hine Documentary Fellows at Photoville 2015

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2015

Recent Duke University graduates – socially motivated young adults with documentary interests and experience – began collaborating with international nongovernmental organizations in 1995 as Hart Fellows, and their work became the catalyst for the Lewis Hine Documentary Fellows program launched in 2002 at the Center for Documentary Studies.

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National Geographic Presents: Ebola

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2015

To photograph “Stalking a Killer” in the July issue of National Geographic magazine, photographer Pete Muller traveled deep into the remote forest of the Democratic Republic of the Congo where bush meat hunters are at risk for being exposed to the Ebola virus to the apex of the killer Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone.

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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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Scenes From the Ebola Crisis

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2015

Daniel Berehulak, a freelance photographer who works mostly for The New York Times, spent four months last year covering the Ebola crisis in Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Guinea. As he covered the story’s full arc, he took few breaks and many precautions.

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Hey Sailor! New in Town?

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2015

I turned a lifelong fetish into an immersive documentary project; spending the last four years traveling around America chasing sailors.

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Fearless Genius: The Digital Revolution in Silicon Valley 1985-2000

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 5 Uplands
 archive : 2014

For fifteen years I documented the efforts of a secretive tribe of engineers, entrepreneurs, and venture capitalists in Silicon Valley during the digital revolution as they created technology that would change our culture, our behavior and challenge what it means to be human.

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Global Goods, Local Costs: Fashion’s True Price

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 5 Uplands
 archive : 2014

Global Goods, Local Costs: Fashion’s True Price is a visual exploration of the human lives affected by the production of the clothing and accessories we wear every day.

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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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Testament

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 5 Uplands
 archive : 2014

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, including Kosovo, Afghanistan, the West Bank, Iraq, Liberia, Egypt, and Libya.

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STATE

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 5 Uplands
 archive : 2013

Paolo Woods photographs the long term, beyond current affairs; he touches on the crux, the raw edge, of human stories. After investigating the oil industry, George Bush’s wars in Iraq and in Afghanistan, the Chinese in Africa, and Iran, he decided to settle in Haiti.

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Tent Life: Haiti

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 3
 archive : 2012

In “Tent Life: Haiti,” the Open Society Foundations will present American photographer Wyatt Gallery, who spent a year documenting the tragic living conditions in Haiti following the 2010 earthquake.

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Events and Sessions Tagged #Documentary Photography

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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Oct 92021

Access, Trust & Tradeoffs With Marcus Russell Price

Go beyond the big screen and the big personalities with documentary photographer and filmmaker Marcus Russell Price.

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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 262021

Unmasking Modern Masculinity With Vanessa Charlot

Challenge the ideas and frequency of notions surrounding black masculinity in an intimate visual series by award-winning photojournalist and documentary photographer, Vanessa Charlot.

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Oct 42020

Redeveloping Our Narrative Through the Photographic Lens With Ruddy Roye and Devin Allen

Explore today’s important conversations and the moments in between at each focal point. Acclaimed documentary photographers, Ruddy Roye and Devin Allen give us their unique perspectives and the backstory on capturing the shot.

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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

Conversation with the Winners of the 2020 ZEKE Award

ZEKE Award winners Kristen Emack, Jason Houston, and Nicoló Filippo Rosso will present their winning projects and discuss their views on the state of documentary photography today.

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Sep 192020

Behind the Reporting: Pablo Albarenga and Ana Maria Arévalo

Pulitzer Center grantees Pablo Albarenga and Ana Maria Arévalo Gosen, in conversation with Marina Walker Guevara, discuss their approaches to photographing marginalized communities.

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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 152019

Perspectives: A Conversation led by Jamel Shabazz

Acclaimed photographer Jamel Shabazz has curated an exhibition at Photoville this year, showcasing young photographers from diverse backgrounds who use documentary photography to address pressing social issues. He leads a conversation with them on this panel.

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Sep 152019

An Afternoon with Lynsey Addario and John Moore

Join us as two celebrated photojournalists sit down for a conversation about their impactful work traversing the globe, from the current humanitarian crises in Syria, to immigrant crossings at the U.S.-Mexico border during the Trump administration.

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Sep 202018

The Emotional Journey of Photographing a Face Transplant

Join Maggie and Lynn’s experience documenting the emotional two and a half year journey of Katie Stubblefield, the youngest face transplant patient in the U.S.

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Sep 172017

POV Presents: Cameraperson & Two Towns of Jasper

POV is proud to partner with Photoville to present the screening of compelling clips from the acclaimed films, CAMERAPERSON and TWO TOWNS OF JASPER.

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Sep 202015

Documentary Storytelling: A New Era

Consisting of members the FCDA photography collective, the panel will discuss the inspiration and necessity for independent and collaborative projects in a new era of documentary storytelling. It will explore how shrinking budgets and displaced priorities of publications are creating a greater need for an alternative model that prioritizes public interest.

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Sep 122015

Influencing Policy and Social Change through Photography

Photographers spend a lifetime bringing attention to some of the most urgent crises of our time and yet, what happens after they click the shutter in world full of images?

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Sep 272014

Testament: Chris Hondros

Directors of the Chris Hondros Fund and co-editors of Testament, a collection of Hondros’s writing and photography which was published this year will discuss Hondros’s life and work.

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Sep 212013

Artist Talk: Donald Weber

Following an exploratory trip to Chernobyl in 2005, Donald Weber soon returned to the abandoned site of the nuclear disaster and spent the next six years in Russia and Ukraine photographing the ruins of the unstoppable storm we call history. Traveling and living with ordinary people who had survived much, had survived everything, Weber began to see the modern State as a primitive and bloody sacrificial rite of unnamed Power.

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Sep 212013

Perspectives in Documentary Photography

This interactive, bilingual workshop will explore the impact and importance of documentary photography in telling personal and political stories.

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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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Sep 212013

Artist Talk: Anais Lopez

Only in Burundi is a collaborative project by photographer Anais Lopez and writer Eva Smallegange. Lopez will talk about the story behind the project Only in Burundi and her voyage to discover Burundi trough all the layers of its society. She will elaborate on how this project came to be and discuss how artists can get projects published as an artist in these trying times.

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Jun 242012

Panel Discussion: The New Documentary

This panel discussion will explore where documentary photography is heading in the second decade of the 21st century.

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