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Exhibitions Tagged #Environment / Climate

Olmsted’s Enduring Gift

Litchfield Villa Lawn, Prospect Park
 on show

Presented by The New York Times

Additional Support by Prospect Park Alliance and NYC Parks

The man behind many of the nation’s beloved public spaces, Frederick Law Olmsted, was born 200 years ago. His creations are more essential to modern American life than ever.

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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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Everything in Between: A Spectrum of Emerging Visions

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2022

Presented by NYU Tisch Department of Photography and Imaging and Photoville, in partnership with PhotoWings

Recipient of the 2022 Photoville & PhotoWings Educator Exhibition Grant

Twelve high school photographers present unique perspectives and artistic approaches to stories about the environment, relationships, fashion, dreams, immigration, mental health, and more.

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Made in Land: Spoken Memories

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2022

Presented by The 400 Years Project and Photoville

Indigenous artists Dakota Mace and Tahila Mintz engage alternative photographic processes and use soil, plants, water, and sun directly in the image-making process to tell stories about the past, present, and future of the land — stories that connect them to their ancestors, and to themselves.

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Solastalgia

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2022

Presented by The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting

Solastalgia documents the relationship between people and their environments, focusing on the distress caused by a changing climate. It reveals the threats to our planet that affect us all — from Indigenous communities in the Amazon and alpaca farmers in Peru, to the Arctic and the United States.

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Unsettled

Old Fulton Street and Prospect Street
 archive : 2021

UNSETTLED is a project on change. The project documents the effects of shifting environmental, ecological, political, and economical decisions on the environment and its society. Approached from the harbor expansion zone of Antwerp in Belgium, it portrays a topic of global relevance.

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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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Women Of Arctic Science

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Empire Fulton Ferry Lawn
 archive : 2021
Women of Arctic Science is a dedication and tribute to women who play an important role in Arctic research. These women have one thing in common: a care, concern, and love for this fragile environment.
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Climate Archive

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Empire Fulton Ferry Lawn
 archive : 2020

Climate Archive by Suzette Bousema explores ancient ice cores from Antarctica and Greenland, as a visual representation and future prediction of climate change.

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Tokyo International Photography Competition 7th Edition Winner Showcase

Old Fulton Street and Prospect Street
 archive : 2020

A showcase of the winners of the 7th Edition of the Tokyo International Photography Competition.

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Trump Revolution: Climate Crisis

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 6
 archive : 2020

Through photos, words, and multimedia, the Bronx Documentary Center exhibition, Trump Revolution: Climate Crisis, documents the current president’s overturning of decades of American environmental policy, and its profound effects on American society, and our planet at large.

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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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Stories for the Arctic Refuge

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2019

Stories for the Arctic Refuge explores the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge along with the hundreds of species that depend on it, as well as the Gwich’in and Iñupiat people who rely on it to live, and the big industries that threatens its existence.

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Inequality and Climate Change: The Double Threat to Life on Earth

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2019

Through the work of global photographers, the United Nations Development Programme brings into focus the compound threat of rising inequality and climate change.

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Water is a Women’s Issue

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2019

Fifty photographs representing the collaborative work of teen women photographers from five national and international partner organizations.

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Waterkeeper Warriors

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2019

Meet the Waterkeeper Warriors who are fighting horrific acts of pollution and environmental injustice to protect every person’s right to clean water. Photographed by twenty Culture Trip photographers around the globe, with stories told by notable voices.

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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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California Calamities: A State of Emergency

Annenberg Space for Photography
 archive : Photoville LA

During the past two years, California has experienced some of the deadliest calamities in the state’s 169-year history.

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The 2018 Blue Earth Project Creatives

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2018

Blue Earth Alliance believes visual storytelling inspires positive change. We provide fiscal sponsorship and other assistance to documentary photographers and filmmakers whose projects highlight critical environmental and social issues around the world.

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Union of Concerned Photographers

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2018

Union of Concerned Photographers was an initiative started by WeTransefer bringing together world-renowned photographers to highlight key issues in climate change.

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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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A Climate for Conflict

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2017

Through photography, rare archival imagery and a documentary short, “A Climate for Conflict” explores the environmental roots of conflict in Somalia, and the ways its woes spill beyond its place on the map.

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Carbon’s Casualties: How Climate Change is Upending Life Around the World

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2017

Through intimate photographs and dramatic drone footage, Josh Haner explores this pressing reality, bringing to light the life-changing effects of climate change in communities around the globe.

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Killing the Black Snake: Resistance at Standing Rock

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2017

The protest against plans to pass the Dakota Access pipeline underneath the Missouri River, just north of the Standing Rock Indian Reservation in North Dakota, was considered by many involved to be the time of that prophesy. Indigenous people from around the globe, but especially North America, “heard the call” and traveled to North Dakota to set up a resistance camp against the pipeline.

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MVP: The Millennium Villages Project

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2017

In 2015, the nations of the world agreed to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals and move humankind toward prosperity, social inclusion, and environmental sustainability. Can United Nations goals actually make a difference? The evidence is powerful and encouraging.

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Where Will We Go: The Human Consequences of Rising Sea Levels

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2016

For two years, I have been looking at the global consequences of rising sea levels caused by climate change. Today, no one doubts that glaciers the world over are retreating and, even more worryingly, that Greenland and Antarctica are melting at an increasing pace. The question: how fast ?

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Toxic Sites US

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2015

Toxic Sites US (toxicsites.us) is an online data visualization and sharing platform for the over 1300 Superfund sites or the worst toxic contamination sites in the US as designated by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

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EverydayClimateChange / Photographers from 6 continents documenting climate change on 7 continents.

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2015

EverydayClimateChange (@everydayclimatechange) Instagram feed photographers share photographs made on 7 continents to present visual evidence that climate change doesn’t just happen “over there” but that climate change is also happening “right here.”

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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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Traces: Navigating the Frontline of Climate Change

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 5 Uplands
 archive : 2014

One in five people in the world get their water from great Asian rivers linked to the Qinghai-Tibet plateau in northwestern China. Here beneath a gently undulating landscape, spring the headwaters of the Yellow River, which sweep three thousands miles across China on their way to the sea. When they make it.

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Ocean Beach

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 5 Uplands
 archive : 2013

As a photographer Douglas is interested in the cottages still showing signs of a bygone era when wood paneling, vibrant colors, and kitsch decorations were the order of the day. He always felt it was a race against time to visually preserve the cottages. That was based on the rapid pace of cottages being renovated and modernized to attract more potential vacationers on the competitive rental market.

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How Sandy Hit Rockaway

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 5 Uplands
 archive : 2013

Almost a year after Hurricane Sandy hit the coastal areas of New York and New Jersey, the road to recovery is still long and hard. With so many images in the mass media depicting landscapes of devastation and disaster immediately after Hurricane Sandy, How Sandy Hit Rockaway focuses on the people affected by the disaster and the unique obstacles to recovery facing each individual.

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Fractured: The Shale Play

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 5 Uplands
 archive : 2013

The rush to drill down and explode the ground in pursuit of energy is transforming the natural landscape in rural America. Photographing this kind of industrial activity presents a paradox.

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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 #Environment / Climate

Oct 22021

Presentation And Discussion With The 2021 ZEKE Award Recipients

Three ZEKE Award recipients will present their winning projects and discuss doing documentary work in different parts of the world.

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Sep 202019

Documenting Inequality and Climate Change: The Double Threat to Life on Earth

Learn how to sustain your ongoing visual story with New York photographer and curator Rene Perez. In this talk, Rene will analyze how his life-long fascination with the magic hour became a long-term photo project.

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Sep 162018

Future Imagemakers Speak Out

In this panel, high school photographers from photography programs throughout New York City will present and discuss their work.

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Sep 162018

Leica Storytellers: A Longer View

Witness the beauty and demise of nature seen through the eyes of D. Randall Blythe, as he speaks about the devastating environmental shortsightedness that has been the hallmark of human expansion in the modern age. Blythe’s images of resistance against the currently daunting scenario give us a sliver of hope.

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Sep 132017

Climates in Conflict

From Afghanistan to Colombia and Somalia, environmental changes have dire implications for security and are harbingers of global risks to come. What’s being done to address these concerns? What more can be done? How can visual storytelling help?

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Sep 192015

Documenting Natural Resources and Climate Change: Photography as a Tool for Education and Activating Change

In effort to create direct dialogue between journalists and policy makers, photographers Mustafah Abdulaziz and James Whitlow Delano will discuss their ongoing photography projects on water and climate change with moderator, Janos Pasztor, UN Assistant Secretary-General for Climate Change.

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Sep 212014

Land Grabbing: Raising Awareness with Multimedia

Using land grabbing as a case study, photographer Alfredo Bini and media executive Greg Moyer meet with non-profit organizations and researchers to discuss the potential for issue-based multimedia storytelling.

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