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Exhibitions Tagged #Healthcare

Decolonizing Care

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
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In this Pulitzer Center-supported photo story, Judith Surber gives a firsthand account of how the opioid epidemic has devastated her family and community on the Hoopa Valley Indian Reservation, photographed by Justin Maxon.

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Connecting Threads: Migration Across the Americas

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
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Connecting threads is a multimedia exhibition presented by Doctors Without Borders and featuring photographs by Juan Carlos Tomasi that highlight the strength and determination of people on the move across the Americas. It’s also a call for a more humane response to migration.

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The Year After A Denied Abortion

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
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Tennessee bans abortion in nearly all circumstances. But once the babies are here, the state provides little help. To chronicle what life truly looks like in a state whose political leaders say they are pro-life, we followed one woman for a year after she was denied an abortion for a life-threatening pregnancy.

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Herbolario Migrante (Migrant Herbalism)

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
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Migrant Herbalism is a project that examines the belief system of traditional Indigenous and Afro-descendant Latin American medicine and how their knowledge, healing practices, and rituals have migrated with forced displacement to the United States.

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Unsung Heroes of Public Health

Old Fulton Street and Prospect Street Snug Harbor Cultural Center
 archive : 2023

Unsung Heroes of Public Health aims to reframe and widen the historical narrative of public health, by spotlighting individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions to public health milestones in New York City. For a city of 8 million, public health requires a multitude of approaches working together – community activism, research & innovation, information sharing and mentorship. These are stories of perseverance and dedication to shaping a healthier future for those to come.

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Picturing Health: Highlights from the World Health Organization archives

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2023

On WHO’s 75th anniversary, this exhibition looks back at some of the highlights from our archives, with a focus on images and stories produced from the 1950s to the 1970s by some of our most prolific contributing photographers.

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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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care:work

Old Fulton Street and Prospect Street
 archive : 2022

Presented by care:work and NYC Parks

Care:work is a clear-eyed look at the diversity of work — the dignity, strength, and challenges confronting caregivers in our families, institutions, and communities.

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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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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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Donning and Doffing

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Empire Fulton Ferry Lawn
 archive : 2020

Since the start of the pandemic, health workers have been operating in difficult and grueling conditions, as they continue saving lives on the frontline. At the hospital where I work, staff must balance caring for patients with a limited supply of personal protective equipment, while keeping track of changing protocols, and working conditions.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 #Healthcare

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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