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Exhibitions Tagged #Fashion, Style, & Beauty

Maiden Name

Alice Austen House
 on show

Presented by The Alice Austen House and NYC Parks

Having grown up on Staten Island, David Lê uses its urban fabric as a backdrop for his Maiden Name Spring-Summer 2022 lookbook.

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Live Pridefully: Love and Resilience within Pandemics

Brooklyn Bridge Park – New Dock Street
 archive : 2022

Presented by Caribbean Equality Project and Queens Museum

Live Pridefully: Love and Resilience within Pandemics is an interdisciplinary exhibition presented by the Caribbean Equality Project. The exhibition celebrates queer and trans Caribbean resilience through a racial justice lens, while fostering critical conversations related to pride, migration, surviving colliding pandemics, and coming out narratives.

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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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The Makin’

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 1
 archive : 2021
Portraits of Black women outwardly expressing themselves through their Afro-futuristic fashion celebrating Black joy.
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Redefining Beauty

Washington Street and Prospect Street
 archive : 2020

Beauty standards are at once a celebration of femininity, and an agent of conformity. Around the world, technology and social media have put the power to define beauty in the hands of the people. We are in an expansive moment where everyone is beautiful.

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The Closet As Archive

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2019

The Closet As Archive explores the ways in which the concept of memory, beauty, and desire is essential to storytelling.

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The Last Season I & II

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2019

The Last Season I & II by Harmen Meinsma focuses on the cultural diversity of Rotterdam-West (NL) and the inhabitants of the campsite Hoek van Holland (NL) by selecting extraordinary personalities that he meets on the streets and photographing them using exaggerated styling and glamorous lighting. It’s a celebration of being older, different, and of not being afraid to stand out in a crowd.

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The Palace Wild

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2019

Haddon documents the collaboration where the human figure as armature helps to breathe life into the original stories that the clothing is longing to tell.

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Walk This Way

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2019

Walk This Way takes us on a 30+ year visual exploration of April Walker’s rich history and fashion journey. From Walker’s roots in Brooklyn, to her trailblazing Walker Wear fashion brand, to her agility as an entrepreneur, Walk This Way cements history with iconic moments in time.

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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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The Palace Wild

Annenberg Space for Photography
 archive : Photoville LA

Haddon documents the collaboration where the human figure as armature helps to breathe life into the original stories that the clothing is longing to tell.

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to live & die in LA

Annenberg Space for Photography
 archive : Photoville LA

In the Pull-Up series, close-up photographs of the waist area become landscape inspired compositions: bands of color formed by shirt, underwear, and low-slung pants.

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Telling a story and selling an idea: Teaching Creativity

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2018

The students’ work exhibited here centers around telling a story (HSFI) and selling an idea (Art & Design). Students who were juniors and seniors during the 2017-2018 school year will be present to show their work and discuss their relationships with their teachers and fellow students.

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Boda Boda Madness

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2017

Meet Mad Max Driver, Machette, Vibze, Ghost Rider, Red Devil, Lion and The Rasta Driver! These motor drivers proudly cruise through Nairobi wearing dazzling outfits on their matching bikes. The outfits are designed by Ugandan-Kenyan fashion designer Bobbin Case in the context of the collaborative project, “Boda Boda Madness” by Bobbin and Dutch artist Jan Hoek.

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Selected work from FIT Graduating Show 2017

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2017

Students graduating from the Photography and the Digital Image Bachelor of Fine Arts program at the Fashion Institute of Technology exhibited their senior thesis projects in a group-curated show on the school’s campus in May 2017, as part of the annual School of Art and Design Graduating Student Exhibition.

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Faithfully

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2016

This collection of portraits was taken in Lalibela, Ethiopia. I took these pictures in one of the biggest markets in the city of Lalibela. As a fashion designer and photographer, I found people that visually caught my attention. I wanted to show colorful and stylish people in different ages. Basically, I was looking for fashion inspiration in the area, because people wear their best clothes when they go to the market.

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Mod U.K

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2016

This project is a celebration of the UK’s current mod scene. Mod is a subculture that began in the late ’50s and has seen many variations to its original style throughout the years.

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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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Portraits by Delphine Diallo

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 5 Uplands
 archive : 2014

A series of portraits that juxtapose reality with imaginary conscience; fashion with documentary photographs; tradition with modernity.

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Model Release

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 5 Uplands
 archive : 2013

Model Release presents a carefully curated selection of the most sought-after haircuts, performed at the Astor Place Barber Shop, circa 1985.

 

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Events and Sessions Tagged #Fashion, Style, & Beauty

Sep 142019

Walk This Way

Join Vikki Tobak, author of Contact High: A Visual History of Hip-Hop, as she interviews April Walker, lifestyle entrepreneur, author, health/wellness advocate, and creator of one of the first urban fashion brands, WalkerWear.

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Sep 222018

On Assignment: Fashion Photography in the Real World

Develop skills and confidence on set through productive teamwork and dedicated feedback sessions, and discover what it takes to make it in fashion photography today.

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Sep 152017

A Conversation with Deb Willis & Brendan Wattenberg

In this conversation, Deborah Willis speaks with Brendan Wattenberg, managing editor of Aperture Magazine, about the iconic images central to Willis’s career, tracing themes of representation and beauty in historic archives, photojournalism, fashion, and fine art photography from the nineteenth century to the present.

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Sep 142017

New York Magazine Presents: The 43-Day Fashion Shoot

To celebrate New York Fashion week, Photoville is partnering with New York Magazine and their Director of Photography Jody Quon in a discussion about the magazine’s history and approach to fashion. The talk will feature Holly Andres’ “The 43-Day Fashion Shoot,” a photo portfolio commissioned by the magazine, which sent Andres around the nation to meet American women and their Americas, dressing them in some of the season’s clothing.

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Sep 232016

Photography Wide Open

Stretch your imagination and prepare yourself for an incredible journey into the wide open world of photography with fashion and fine art photographer Mark de Paola. Using his wealth of still and motion imagery, Mark will demonstrate how his use of the Leica Noctilux allows him to dance on the threshold of exposure and minimum focus distances to render his style and approach to portraiture.

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Sep 272014

Breaking Into Fashion

In this seminar, we’ll be discussing the overall landscape of fashion photography and how it’s changed over time. We’ll talk about the ins and outs of assisting, developing your style, portfolio reviews, and provide valuable tips and insights gained from years of experience shooting fashion editorial and advertising campaigns.

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Sep 192014

Fashion Photographer Meets Photo Editor: A Love Story

If there were an award for coolest fashion photographer, Melissa Rodwell might just take the cake. As a trailblazing fashion photographer and educator, Melissa joins Eryka Clayton, the photo editor at The Collective Magazine, to offer a behind-the-scenes look at how photographers and their editors work closely together to map out and execute stellar ideas.

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Sep 292013

Lighting for Fashion

Students will be led through different lighting systems to produce images for both commercial and editorial use. Explore lighting, posing, and styling techniques for catalog and artistic fashion imagery.

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Jun 282012

The Art of Fashion Portraiture

Fashion is much more than glossy magazines and designer labels. Discover how to translate a portrait into an iconic fashion image.

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