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Exhibitions Tagged #Health

What Is a Healthy Neighborhood? Youth Data Stories from the Bronx

Santa Maria School
 archive : 2022

Presented by The Eighth Grade Class of Santa Maria School (Class of 2022) and Photoville, in partnership with PhotoWings

Recipient of the 2022 Photoville & PhotoWings Educator Exhibition Grant

In this month-long project, eighth grade students created photo essays — combining art and data — to investigate the question: “What is a healthy place, and why should people care?”

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Humans of Dementia

Old Fulton Street and Prospect Street
 archive : 2022

Humans of Dementia is a national storytelling contest hosted by HFC, a national non-profit, that focuses on care for families impacted by Alzheimer’s disease, activating the next generation of Alzheimer’s advocates, and being a leader in brain health research and education.

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Preventing Overdose Deaths: How To Save And Uplift Lives

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 5
 archive : 2021

Staff, volunteers, and participants at community-based health and social justice organizations in Connecticut, Michigan, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania share their ideas about how to reduce overdose deaths and improve the lives of people who have been harmed by punitive drug policies, discrimination, and poverty.

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As We Are: Collaborative Portraits With Uganda’s Gulu Women With Disabilities Union

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 2
 archive : 2021

A series of collaborative portraits made with the Gulu Women with Disabilities Union (GUWODU) in Gulu, Uganda celebrating individuality and personal expression. From the custom-made outfits to the vibrant backdrops, the women guided every decision to best represent their individual stories and styles.

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Humans Of Dementia (2021)

Old Fulton Street and Prospect Street
 archive : 2021

This contest sheds light on a dark disease by telling the beautiful stories of people whose lives are not defined by the disease. By bringing these stories out from the shadows, together we remove the shame and stigma often surrounding an Alzheimer’s diagnosis.

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Diaspora On The Frontlines

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Empire Fulton Ferry Lawn
 archive : 2021

I am sharing the stories of Filipino nurses—a diaspora immensely affected by losses during the COVID-19 pandemic. It is my hope to share the lives behind the statistics and inform others on the colonial history that brought us here to America.

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FRIENDS, ART FOR HUMANITY: Reflections From Filipino American Frontline Healthcare Workers

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Empire Fulton Ferry Lawn
 archive : 2021

Filipino healthcare workers are reflecting on the impactful moments of the last year, sharing their stories of pain, courage and resilience as frontline workers in New York City.

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Covering a Crisis: Media Representation of Overdose in America

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2019

By questioning the main visual tropes in mainstream media of drug use and overdose, and challenging sensationalist coverage, this exhibit explores how photojournalism impacts public health.

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Katie’s New Face

Annenberg Space for Photography
 archive : Photoville LA

Katie’s New Face takes viewers inside the groundbreaking face transplant that gave a young woman a second chance at life.

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Reframing Mental Health: The Be Vocal Experience

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2018

Captured through photography and film, the men and women in “The Be Vocal Experience” exhibit have come together to combat inaccurate imagery and misperceptions around mental health.

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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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64,000

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2018

64,000 people died of drug overdoses in 2016. That number eclipses the highest previous year by more than 20%, accounting for more than 175 deaths each day. To understand the magnitude of this number, it exceeds deaths attributed to firearms and car accidents —combined.

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Too Far to Walk

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2018

Saving Mothers presents a series of photographs from a community in Northern Kenya where women suffer disproportionately from poor access to health services, discrimination, and at times, victimization by harmful traditions.

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Grandma Techno Checks In

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2018

Some projects we choose, and others choose us. “Grandma Techno Checks In” tells the story of three weeks in early 2018 when I was hospitalized for flu-related problems exacerbated by the chronic progressive MS I have lived with since 1988.

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Live like Lola

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2018

Lola Muñoz, 13, has lived the last 18 months as if they were her last, because they are. She is an extraordinary girl.

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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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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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We Have Experienced Calamities

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2017

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) presents a series of portraits of people forced from home, in search of safety. Many of these displaced people bear physical and psychological wounds from the dangerous journey, and are exposed to additional threats as countries close their borders and deny them protection.

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Stories of Survivors

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2017

Between 2011 and 2016, more than 33,300 Africans lost their lives to violent extremism. The growth of violent extremism has set in motion a dramatic reversal of development gains in Africa, and is also threatening to stunt prospects of development for years to come.

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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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National Geographic Presents: High Science

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2015

Photographing this story for National Geographic was an education, not just about this plant—revered and reviled—and its devoted users in the recreational world of weed but more importantly, about the courage of parents determined, in spite of laws, distance and resources, to give their children the best life possible.

 

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Blast Force Survivors

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2015

“I got blown up.” That’s what they say. “I was right there in the blast seat.” 
Blast force—the signature injury of the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan—creates a pressure so powerful it can be seen before it is heard or felt.

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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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Beyond the Finish Line

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 5 Uplands
 archive : 2014

Josh Haner’s assignment was straightforward: spend several weeks or months with one of the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings, and make New York Times readers feel like they are there with him during recovery.

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Body Imaging

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 5 Uplands
 archive : 2014

Body Imaging morphs a physician’s office into a photo studio where the real overlaps with the faux, the border between public and private becomes porous, investigation couples with intimacy, notions of service collide with exchange, and the humorous mingles with the serious.

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Broken Screen

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 5 Uplands
 archive : 2014

Over the course of two years, photographer Gaia Squarci was guided by the blind and visually impaired in an exploration of their lives.

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Project Amelia

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 5 Uplands
 archive : 2013

I knew by the stillness that settled into the room that my reality was changed. I looked at my doctor: “You think it’s cancer.”

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Events and Sessions Tagged #Health

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 162018

Photography and Trauma: Psychological Stress and The Occupational Hazards of Exposure to Traumatic Imagery

This panel aims to highlight how common psychological stress and trauma is among journalists and discuss related topics: Why are photographers and photo editors at particular risk? What are the barriers to treating trauma and how do we address them? What resources are available?

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Sep 242016

Images of Africa: Lessons Learned from Media Coverage of Crises

At the height of the recent Ebola outbreak in West Africa, there was intense global media coverage — much of it focused on international aid efforts. The media was criticized for depicting Africans as silent victims, ignoring the many citizens who mobilized to fight the epidemic. What role can media play in conveying a more nuanced and multifaceted view?

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