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Exhibitions Tagged #Identity

Gestalten

Bella Abzug Park
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Gestalten is a collection of photographs of temporary sculptures portraying people wearing their complete possessions of clothing, weaving a vivid tapestry of human identity, material belongings, and personal narratives, inviting viewers to reflect on the intimate relationship between attire, memory, and individual expression.

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The Lams of Ludlow Street

Seward Park
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As we all age, our lives take unexpected twists and turns. Begun in 2003, The Lams of Ludlow Street is an exploration of how one family’s life continues to unfold in a 350 square-foot apartment in New York City’s Chinatown.

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You Huddle To Keep Warm

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
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Elizar Veerman is a Moluccan-Dutch photographic artist based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Over the past years he portrayed boys and men with a history of migration as they reclaimed space.

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MINJIMENDAN (REMEMBER)

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
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MINJIMENDAN (REMEMBER) honors the legacy of Nīa MacKnight’s great-grandfather John B. McGillis by examining the complexities that McGillis faced as an Anishinaabe man navigating early 20th-century assimilation policies, as well as his devotion to expanding access for his people through acts of self-determination and joy.

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L’Dor Vador

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
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L’dor Vador (‘From Generation to Generation’) is a project which captures the coming-of-age experience of Jewish youth through the quintessentially Jewish-American ritual of sleep-away camp.

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Elsewhere

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
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In the heart of the Australian Outback, a 12-hour drive west of Sydney and three hours from the nearest supermarket, a small remote community lives in underground caves to shield themselves from the harsh climate of the desert.

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Asian Photographers Share the Stories Behind Their Names

Bella Abzug Park
 archive : 2023

In the journey to feel at home in our Asian American or Pacific Islander identities, we may encounter different versions of ourselves. Through this collaboration, nine Asian photographers share the histories, meanings and stories behind our names.

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Beloved: African-American Portraits from the Dawn of Photography

St. Nicholas Park – 132nd Street and 139th Street
 archive : 2023

The Schomburg Center shares images of the oldest photographs in their collection. Early photographs created space for black self-representation and offered a way to visualize Black humanity at a time when most African Americans were legally held as property.

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Waiting To Be Alive Again

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2023

A multimedia exhibit consisting of intimate audio interviews and poignant medium format film portraits exploring the unique collective loss experienced by local burlesque performers during the first winter of the devastating Covid-19 pandemic.

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NYC Alphabets

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2023

Inspired by artist Wendy Ewald’s American Alphabets series, students at Harvest Collegiate High School explored language, identity, and culture through cyanotype self-portraits connected to a specific word.

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Sowing Rice With Salt

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2023

Sowing Rice with Salt explores the impact of immigration on intergenerational relationships, through diptychs of archival images of immigrant parents and recreations of their children with written reflections.

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New York University Tisch School of the Arts Department of Photography & Imaging BFA Thesis Exhibition

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2022

Presented by New York University Tisch School of the Arts Department of Photography & Imaging

The Department of Photography and Imaging (DPI) in the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University is a four-year B.F.A. program situated in New York City.

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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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TransLatinxs Y La Resiliencia Contra COVID-19 // TransLatinx Resilience Against COVID-19

Travers Park
 archive : 2021
TransLatinx Resilience Against COVID-19 documents how the pandemic has impacted Colectivo Intercultural TRANSgrediendo, an organization founded by Lorena Borjas, and its community of transgender Latinx immigrants in Queens.
TransLatinxs y la Resilencia Contra Covid-19 documenta cómo la pandemia ha impactado al Colectivo Intercultural TRANSgrediendo, la organización fundada por Lorena Borjas, y su comunidad de inmigrantes latinx transgénero en Queens.
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Queens Is Family

Culture Lab LIC
 archive : 2021

This exhibition brings together a broad range of photographers from different neighborhoods, backgrounds and life experiences. It asks: what does family look like to you? How do we express and explore the deepest and most dependable relationships in our lives? How important are they to our own identity, and how do they define us?

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A New Beginning

Old Fulton Street and Prospect Street
 archive : 2021

A new beginning is part of the transmedia project Shadow Game by Eefje Blankevoort and Els van Driel, produced in close collaboration with journalist and translator Zuhoor al Qaisi.

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BLACKNESS IS

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Empire Fulton Ferry Lawn
 archive : 2020

BLACKNESS IS seeks to highlight and challenge nuanced ideas of Black identity through the presentation of questions blended with landscape scenes of a desert, an environment known to be oppressive towards human life.

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Typecast

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2019

Typecast is a satirical portrait series addressing cultural stereotypes perpetuated by the entertainment industry.

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Parallax

Annenberg Space for Photography
 archive : Photoville LA

Authority Collective presents queer artists of color who are re-visioning the lexicon that imagines the queer form: framing it as beautiful, strong, complex and multi-faceted.

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A Few Acres of Snow

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2016

In Candide, Voltaire described Canada as “a few acres of snow.” Public opinion hasn’t changed much since then; the second largest country in the world is rarely in the news, even though there’s much to be concerned about.

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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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Constructed Identities

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2015

A group of ten Brooklyn artists explore the theme of ‘Constructed Identities’ through their interaction with the world around them and how the environment and culture shapes how they see themselves.

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Events and Sessions Tagged #Identity

Sep 182021

Theatrical Monologue By AnJu Hyppolite And Haiti Cultural Exchange

AnJu, an award-winning actor, writer and educator who works at the intersection of theater arts, technology, and social equity, will read an original poem that speaks to each woman’s exploration of that identity, hers included, and the unearthing that occurred as the women delved into introspection and the interrogation of self.

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Sep 132015

Photography and the Battle for Global LGBT Rights

Join the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting for this panel convening photographers who are documenting LGBT communities in Russia, Uganda and North America.

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Sep 272014

Hyphenated: First and Second Generation American Photographers in Conversation

Visionaries is excited to return to Photoville this year to present Hyphenated, featuring first and second generation American photographers who explore themes of identity, memory, home and belonging through their work.

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