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Exhibitions Tagged #Family

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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Teaching Creativity: Making Art In A Pandemic

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 3
 archive : 2021

Teachers at two New York City public high schools share work made by their students during the pandemic. Students turned their lenses inward and made work exploring domestic life—sharing their photography with family and friends during this challenging school year.

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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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Living Lullabies

Washington Street and Prospect Street
 archive : 2021

Living Lullabies illuminates critical concerns for women and children around the world by drawing on the storytelling from families’ nighttime rituals. It explores how caregivers prepare children for sleep in environments fraught with hazard, and highlights the unique role the lullaby plays in placemaking.

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Queens Is Family

Culture Lab LIC
 archive : 2021

This exhibition brings together a broad range of photographers from different neighborhoods, backgrounds and life experiences. It asks: what does family look like to you? How do we express and explore the deepest and most dependable relationships in our lives? How important are they to our own identity, and how do they define us?

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Keeping Love Close: What Does Love Look Like? Asian And Asian-American Photographers Respond

Times Square – 42nd St & Broadway
 archive : 2021

What does love look like in a time of anti-Asian hate? Asian and Asian-American photographers respond.

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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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Um-basax-bilua (Where They Make the Noise) 1904–2016, 2017

Brooklyn Bridge Park – New Dock Street
 archive : 2020

A visual record of found and personal photographs and cultural memorabilia, Wendy Red Star’s Um-basax-bilua (Where They Make the Noise) summarizes the century-long history of the Crow Fair, and examines the cultural shift from colonial forced assimilation to cultural reclamation.

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I Am Because We Are

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 5
 archive : 2020

With a higher proportion of the Dutch population finding co-living as a solution to the rising cost of living, providing elder-care, living sustainably, and coping with loneliness, these alternative options have become more available, and diverse.

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Liam’s World

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Empire Fulton Ferry Lawn
 archive : 2020

A photographer began photographing her brother to better understand him as a person on the autism spectrum. The project blossomed into a collaboration when he started to narrate his own story.

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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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Q100

Astoria Park
 archive : 2020

Q100 was photographed by Salvador Espinoza during 2016. The only method of public transportation to and from Rikers Island, the Q100 bus originates in his hometown neighborhood of Long Island City.

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Single Moms by Choice

Brooklyn Bridge Park – New Dock Street
 archive : 2020

Single Mothers by Choice documents four women as they struggle to get pregnant, navigate the adoption and foster-care systems, and juggle a new life with children—all on their own.

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ABC(orona)

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Piers 1,2,3,5 & 6
 archive : 2020

ABC(orona) is a family’s anecdotal and thoroughly un-researched guide to surviving the corona virus lockdown.

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A Family in Transition

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2019

A Family in Transition is a photographic essay documenting the lives of Tanner, a transgender male, and his partner David, as they grapple with Tanner’s unexpected pregnancy, the birth of their daughter Paetyn, and their life together as new parents.

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OYAKO (Japanese parents & children)

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2019

OYAKO, a series on Japanese parents and children, explores how culture changes and adapts as it moves from one generation to the next.

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OYAKO (Japanese parents & children)

Annenberg Space for Photography
 archive : Photoville LA

OYAKO, a series on Japanese parents and children, explores how culture changes and adapts as it moves from one generation to the next.

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Sensation Photography: Between or Border

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2018

Koreans who live in other countries range from first-generation immigrants who left their homeland a long time ago to third- or fourth-generation Koreans who may have seen Korea only on a map.

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The Meaning of Now: Living Life with Cancer

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2018

This is a story about two people who have chosen to see their cancer diagnosis as a gift. Despite the physical and mental battle of coping with treatment and the side effects of chemo, Shirley and Tato have decided to use this time to ‘live’ with cancer instead of ‘dying’ from it.

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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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Voyage à Dakar

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2018

In “Voyage à Dakar” Dutch photographer Judith Quax and her Dutch-Senegalese son, Noah, travel over land in the opposite direction of the migratory flow from Amsterdam to Dakar in Senegal: the land of Noah’s father and his Senegalese family.

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In These Clasped Hands

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2018

“In These Clasped Hands” started as a series of portraits of my family members in South Carolina. However, after the Mother Emanuel AME Church massacre, the effects of loss could be felt throughout the state.

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Ke Lefa Laka

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2018

Eight years ago, I lost my mother and I needed to explore the possibility of keeping a connection with her. In my journey, I began looking for pieces of my mother in the house, I found many photos and clothes, which had always been there, but which I had ignored over the years. There she was, smiling and posing in these clothes.

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Letters from my Exile

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2018

“Letters from My Exile” is a participatory art project that pairs portraits and letters that tell the story of people who have endured tremendous sacrifice in their quest for a better life.

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love, loss, and longing

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2018

A large number of arrests have taken place in Egypt since the revolution of January 25, 2011, many of them unfounded. With many lovers left behind, inspiring stories of love, loss, and longing are being told by heartbroken women.

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N.O.K: Next Of Kin

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2018

“N.O.K.: Next of Kin” documents how Gold Star Families cope with loss and memory through their handling of their loved ones killed in action in wars spanning from World War II to The Vietnam War and the ongoing conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq.

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The Family Imprint

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2017

“The Family Imprint” is an intimate story of my family, as my parents underwent parallel treatments for stage-four cancer.

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Abuelas: Portraits of The Invisible Grandmothers

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2017

This project focuses on undocumented Mexican immigrant women who came to New York decades ago in search of opportunity for their families. Overtime, they built their lives here and have become elders of their communities: the abuelas.

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And Now We Have Entered Broken Earth

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2017

The series uses the concept of a family tree to consider what it means to be part of a joint body; addressing sub-themes of intimacy vs loneliness, fear vs comfort, ‘sanity’ vs ‘insanity’, life and death.

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Jason & Rachel

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2017

This is the story of a young veteran who was disabled by an IED explosion in Afghanistan, but it is also the story of two middle school sweethearts reuniting, falling in love and creating a new life.

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First Generation

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2016

My family immigrated from Central America. They have given us, the first American-born generation, a great life—the life they never had. The abundance of food, clothes and technology our parents earned through hard work is overwhelming when compared to the poor lives they left behind.

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Haul

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2016

Through photography and sculpture, Haul reimagines the concept of a family album to explore how unspoken histories and traumas are passed between generations.

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Women on the Outside

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2016

This multi-media installation documents a Bridging the Gap van ride to Smithfield and Huntingdon prisons, offering a glimpse into the lives of this group of women on the outside trying to stay connected to loved ones behind bars.

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American Exile: Detained, Deported, and Divided

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2015

American Exile is a series of photographs and interviews documenting the stories of immigrants who have been ordered deported from the United States, as well as their family members – often, American citizens – who suffer the consequences of the harsh punishment of exile.

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Laws of Silence

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2015

“When something is festering in your memory or your imagination, laws of silence don’t work. It’s like shutting a door and locking it on a house on fire in hope of forgetting that the house is burning. ” – Tennessee Williams, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

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Neither Here Nor There

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2015

Neither Here Nor There is the story of Blanca, a young undocumented woman, who grew up picking grapes in the fields of the San Joaquin Valley, struggling to redefine herself as more than just an immigrant, a struggle brought about by legislation and geography.

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War & Memory Presented by The Homecoming Project

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 5 Uplands
 archive : 2014

War & Memory addresses the sometime devastating aftermath of war on American families, communities, veterans and military personnel. The exhibit focuses on issues including post-traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injury and suicide.

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In The Car With R

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 5 Uplands
 archive : 2014

“To do the Ring” is an Icelandic expression that generally refers to travels on Route 1, the highway that encircles the country. To travel this road is something that most Icelanders do at some point in their lives and some even prefer to do it every summer.

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Heaven’s Gain

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 5 Uplands
 archive : 2013

July 5th, 2013 “Hey Bro, well its 7 months today since you was taken away from us . . . I know you don’t want to see us down & heart broken. It is going to get harder b4 it get easy but we trying.”

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Lost and Found

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 5 Uplands
 archive : 2013

This piece is an attempt to dramatize these parallel experiences, each as crystalized by a photograph – the first taken at Ellis Island in 1905, the second in San Diego in 1989. These images were assigned to two acclaimed playwrights, who each imagined the experience of his photograph’s subjects. The Electromagnetic Theater, a contemporary radio drama company, produced the resulting plays for this installation.

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Events and Sessions Tagged #Family

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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Oct 32020

Aperture Conversations: Wendy Red Star

Join us for an artist talk with Wendy Red Star as she discusses her 2017 project Um-basax-bilua (Where They Make the Noise) 1904–2016, a celebration of cultural perseverance, colonial resistance, and ingenuity.

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Sep 202020

Re-Imagining Our Family Archives

Educator Kamal Badhey and her adult and teen students, William Page, A’ssia Rai, and Valerie Zink reflect on their journey of investigating their family archives.

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Sep 212019

The Photoville Family Funtime Tour

Join Photoville Co-founder Laura Roumanos and her daughter Violet for a family-friendly walking tour.

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Apr 272019

MashUp: A Family Workshop Hosted by Artist Cey Adams and Photographer Janette Beckman

Join us for an afternoon of learning how to draw and collage with artist Cey Adams using the iconic images of Hip-Hop legends made by photographer Janette Beckman!

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Sep 202015

Workshop: Modern Family – Fun Approaches to Kids & Family Photos

Bring your cameras and your kids to this workshop! Participants will learn fun, smart, and simple ways to capture great family photos.

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Sep 282014

The Battles Back Home

In conjunction with the exhibit “War & Memory,” the panel will discuss issues faced by returning military and veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan. Our panelists will include photographers, journalists, veterans and mental health professionals.

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Sep 272014

Hyphenated: First and Second Generation American Photographers in Conversation

Visionaries is excited to return to Photoville this year to present Hyphenated, featuring first and second generation American photographers who explore themes of identity, memory, home and belonging through their work.

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Sep 212013

Family Matters

Daylight’s Fall 2013 books all riff on the idea of family. In a panel discussion with the artists we will discuss the pleasures and difficulties of depicting ones close relations. Featuring Sarah Christianson, Henry Jacobson, Sara Macel and Katie Murray. Moderated by Taj Forer and Michael Itkoff.

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