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Exhibitions Tagged #Global Stories

Identity Through Crises

Hudson Yards
 archive : 2022

Presented by The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting and Indigenous Photograph, with additional support from the Hudson Yards Hell’s Kitchen Alliance

Identity Through Crises highlights the many aspects that shape our individual and collective identities — exploring the evolution of identity through global crises and conflict, and celebrating the resilience of the human spirit.

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Adobe Lightroom Ambassador: Alixe Lay

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 1
 archive : 2022

Presented by Adobe Photoshop Lightroom

Explore stunning and compelling visual stories — from the transitional spaces we use, to the shifting aesthetics of China — as told by our Lightroom Ambassadors.

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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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Adobe Lightroom Ambassador: Tristan Zhou

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 1
 archive : 2022

Presented by Adobe Photoshop Lightroom

Explore stunning and compelling visual stories — from the transitional spaces we use, to the shifting aesthetics of China — as told by our Lightroom Ambassadors.

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Adobe Lightroom Ambassador: Piyatat Primtongtrakul

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 1
 archive : 2022

Presented by Adobe Photoshop Lightroom

Explore stunning and compelling visual stories — of healing, love, joy and humanity — as told by our Lightroom Ambassadors.

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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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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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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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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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W. Eugene Smith Grant For Humanistic Photography, 2021 Finalists

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 6
 archive : 2021
The W. Eugene Smith Memorial Fund is pleased to present a selection of work from the 10 2021 finalists in the 42nd annual W. Eugene Smith Grant for Humanistic Photography.
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Women On The Move

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Empire Fulton Ferry Lawn
 archive : 2021
From Singapore and Honduras to South Africa and Yemen, a team of eight Everyday Projects women photographers document how modern migration impacts women worldwide—highlighting how social, economic, political, and climate issues are pushing and pulling women from their homes.
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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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Frontlines in Focus

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Empire Fulton Ferry Lawn
 archive : 2020

From Bangladeshi garment factories to Portland’s Black Lives Matter protests, from Algeria’s streets to Hong Kong’s universities, Frontlines in Focus highlights the uprisings shaking our world this year, and the independent image makers whose roles are especially vital, during this time of collective isolation.

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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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Promises Written On The Ice, Left In The Sun

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 6
 archive : 2020

The exhibit is an introduction and tribute to several women in Afghanistan, each of whom has achieved a level of recognition, and has paid a price for breaking from the crowd.

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The Far-reaching Fallout from COVID-19

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Water Street
 archive : 2020

The world faces an unprecedented threat from COVID-19. It is more than a global health crisis–it is a socio-economic crisis which has exacerbated existing inequalities and created new inequalities that are hitting the most vulnerable people the hardest.

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A Persisting Witness

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2019

A Persisting Witness hopes to show the vital role photojournalists play in securing our access to stories that might otherwise go unnoticed or unreported, and often at great personal risk.

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The Cult of Souls

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2019

The Cult of Souls is an ongoing long-term documentary photography project about rural celebrations, and the range of activities offered to visitors. The work is a visual narration of the events that are simultaneously mundane and extraordinary.

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Forced from Home

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2019

At risk daily of having their homes demolished, left with no water, electricity, or any other basic services, four courageous Arab-Bedouin women have documented their lives, as the State of Israel forced them and their families–who are Israeli citizens, to say goodbye to everything they call home.

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Via Baltic

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2019

Via Baltic is a contemporary photography and film collaboration created by artists from Estonia and Mexico, and is inspired by The Baltic Way, when 2.5 million people held hands on 23 August 1989 in peaceful protest of the Soviet Union.

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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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Of Love and War

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2019

Lynsey Addario’s Of Love and War is a photography book of the stunning images she has made while reporting from crisis and war zones all across the world.

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Perspectives

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2019

A collection of black and white, and color photographs, featuring the work of a distinctive group of individual photographers, all printed courtesy of Digital Silver Imaging.

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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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#Gratitude #Thanks #Spasibo

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2018

For the last eight years, through our collaborative project, Geolocation, we have used publicly available GPS information embedded in Twitter updates to track the locations of user posts and follow them to make photographs that mark the location in the real world. In the photographs, the text of a rapid-fire tweet is married with the image of the solitary location.

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The Others

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2018

Three Estonian photographers open doors that lead into three different communities of the Others in Estonia.

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Documenting China, Stories of Change

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2018

From the surprising fate of China’s shrinking cities, to the quiet resilience of young migrant women, this exhibition features long-term projects by Chinese visual storytellers, who examine a country that is constantly adapting and redefining itself.

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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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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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Cardboard Castle

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2017

The portrait of Syrian president Bashar al-Assad became a defining element in the urban landscape of Damascus, Syria. The omnipresence of an individual image leaves its imprint in people’s minds, making the physical image transcend into a visual impression. The presence of the leader is then extended to each individual living in the city.

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Brazil’s Battle Against Zika

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2016

Declared a public health emergency in February 2016 by the World Health Organization, Zika’s origins remain unclear, and without a vaccine or tangible control methods to prevent its spread, this resilient virus may not be eradicated any time soon.

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Ebola Through the Lens

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2016

Apart from health workers and people within the communities, photojournalists were among the few others to come face-to-face with Ebola. The exhibit showcases some of their work, providing a space to share their experiences and the stories behind the moments captured.

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Water Stories: A Photographic Exhibition

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2016

In Water Stories, Mustafah Abdulaziz presents powerful images, from across four continents, documenting the global water crisis. The installation will feature 70 large-scale photographs on the East River waterfront, presented in massive light boxes visible from Manhattan.

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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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The Iron Closet

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2015

Being gay in Russia is lonely and dangerous. Homophobic rhetoric is encouraged by the state. Violence and discrimination are tolerated.

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Vantage

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2015

A series of vignettes – captured from the perspective of Peace Corps Volunteers – offers an intimate look into community integration as a tenet of serving overseas, from singing along at a Mongolian picnic to repairing a car in Moldova.

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Durga

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2015

When a 7.9 magnitude earthquake hit Nepal on April 25th, 2015 followed by a powerful aftershock on May 12th, 2015, the world stood in shock.

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Land Grabbing

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 5 Uplands
 archive : 2014

Companies from wealthy countries have always sought low-cost land for agricultural production. Today, governments allocate funds to domestic companies wishing to invest overseas. Governments did not provide such support for much of the last century, but do so now in a manner reminiscent of colonial practices.

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The Everyday Projects

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 5 Uplands
 archive : 2014

This exhibition at Photoville marks the first time photographs from multiple Everyday projects will hang together in one place — a tribute to global commonalities.

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Plane Watchers

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 5 Uplands
 archive : 2014

This photographic project, Plane Watchers, follows the lives of a group of people who have, after the collapse of the USSR, kept living in Estonia in accordance to the old ways. I call them the plane watchers, because their Soviet-era shanty-town is located right next to the Lennart Meri airport in Tallinn, and the air above it is constantly abuzz with landing and launching airplanes.

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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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Interrogations

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 5 Uplands
 archive : 2013

Interrogations is about a place where justice, mercy, hope, and despair are manufactured, bought, bartered, and sold; a sound-proofed factory where truth is both the final product and the one thing that never leaves the room.

 

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Events and Sessions Tagged #Global Stories

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 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 252021

Women On The Move

Eight women photographers from The Everyday Projects discuss their group project published in National Geographic about the impact of migration on women worldwide, touching on themes such as working in collaboration, photographing your own community, and uncovering the nuance of issues often stereotyped in the media.

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Oct 42020

Photography and Social Justice: Sharing Works in Progress

We’re sharing some inside looks into the processes and experiences of our 2020 Photography and Social Justice Fellows as their projects near completion.

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Sep 202020

Then & Now: Photographers Repicturing Their Archive in 2020

Photographers Sheila Pree Bright (Atlanta, U.S.A.), Yolanda Escobar Jiménez (Quito, Ecuador), Brian Otieno (Nairobi, Kenya), and Xiaojie Ouyang (Wuhan, China), discuss what it was like to return to places they had photographed before and make new photographs.

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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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