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Exhibitions Tagged #Human Connection

For autistic youths entering adulthood, a new world of challenges awaits

Washington Street and Prospect Street
 on show

Presented by National Geographic

Finding work, love, and independence can be especially difficult for those on the spectrum.

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Alone Together (An exploration of companionship in solitude)

Old Fulton Street and Prospect Street
 on show

Presented by Photoville and NYC Parks

If we have ourselves as company, are we ever truly alone?

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KANITLOW

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 1
 archive : 2022

Presented by Indigenous Photograph, Photoville, and Leica Camera

There is a word in Zapotec used to name someone or something disappearing — when a close friend is not close anymore, when someone stops visiting as often as they do, when things transform and change, or when someone is going blind. This word, kanitlow, means “faces are getting lost,” or “disappearing.”

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Kensington Cares এলাকার যত্নে কেন্সিংটন / Kensington Se Cuida

Avenue C Plaza
 archive : 2021

When COVID-19 hit Kensington, people took care of one another. The Kensington Cares exhibit celebrates this collective movement on the Avenue C Plaza—a place of resilience and creativity.

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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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Prospect Park: My Oasis In Brooklyn

Lefferts House, Prospect Park
 archive : 2021

Across 41 years of photographing in Prospect Park, Jamel Shabazz has captured reunion picnics, musicians, races, dog walks, and so much more in the beloved park he calls his “Oasis in Brooklyn.”

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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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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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Events and Sessions Tagged #Human Connection

Oct 172021

Delirious Visibility: The Work Of Media Literacy In The Age Of Digital Overconsumption

In the deluge of information transparency, how do we – image-makers, storytellers, content creators – become agents of a future historicity that can rage against the obsc(r)ene?

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Sep 222019

From Al Sol to Zoi | Talk with Stella Johnson

Investigate culture, community, and family while learning how to develop lifelong relationships with the people you photograph in an artist talk with Stella Johnson.

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