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Exhibitions Tagged #Pandemic Stories

FRONT PORCH PROJECT

South Beach Promenade
 archive : 2022

Presented by The Alice Austen House with Photoville and NYC Parks

During the beginning of the pandemic, a photography project across the country was born called the Front Porch Project. In early April 2020, Christine Kenworthy launched her own Front Porch Project in Staten Island.

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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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The Rocketgirl Chronicles (Astoria)

Astoria Park
 archive : 2022

Presented by Photoville

The Rocketgirl Chronicles is an unintended photography project born during Melbourne’s sixth lockdown, documenting how one child’s imagination helped discover many small worlds around us, while the big world was shut down under the pandemic restrictions.

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

Travers Park
 archive : 2021
TransLatinx Resilience Against COVID-19 was produced in partnership with Photoville and the Queens Museum’s Year of Uncertainty, a program that aims to strengthen connection among the museum, its communities, and constituents, exploring new ways institutions can support individuals and the public navigating a world that is always and increasingly shifting.
TransLatinxs y la Resilencia Contra Covid-19 se produjo en asociación con Photoville y el Año de la Incertidumbre del Queens Museum, un programa que tiene como objetivo fortalecer la conexión entre el museo, sus comunidades y constituyentes, explorando nuevas formas en que las instituciones pueden apoyar a las personas y los públicos que navegan por un mundo que es siempre y cada vez más cambiante.
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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Small Details

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 3
 archive : 2021

Created in community with students and teachers at Digital Arts and Cinema Technology High School, Small Details highlights acts of resistance and change through lens-based media. Each piece documents a “small detail” displaying moments and actions of change. Through exhibiting our complex world views, our hope is to uplift others to reflect on the many ways they can create change.

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Stoop Stories: City Kids

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 3
 archive : 2021

Stoop Stories™ is a documentary storytelling platform designed to connect, support, and celebrate our New York City neighbors— especially those hardest hit by the pandemic and systemic inequities.

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Teaching Creativity: Making Art In A Pandemic

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 3
 archive : 2021

Teachers at two New York City public high schools share work made by their students during the pandemic. Students turned their lenses inward and made work exploring domestic life—sharing their photography with family and friends during this challenging school year.

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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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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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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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The Journal: Women Photographers Respond to COVID-19

Brooklyn Bridge Park – New Dock Street
 archive : 2020

The Journal is a collective, global project begun in March by more than 400 Women Photograph members in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the resulting lockdowns and quarantines.

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Then & Now

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Empire Fulton Ferry Lawn
 archive : 2020

Thirteen photographers from around the world re-photograph a scene from their archive, juxtaposing images from the past with the tumultuous year of 2020. They explore the visual imprint left on us by COVID-19, systemic racism, and social upheaval worldwide.

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Thesis, Interrupted

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Fulton Ferry Landing
 archive : 2020

Thesis, Interrupted explores the evolution of the School of Visual Arts Masters in Digital Photography class of 2020’s thesis projects, during the pandemic and subsequent quarantine.

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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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We Are Present: Portraits from the Pandemic and the Uprising

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 2
 archive : 2020

We Are Present is an excerpt of portraits taken in New York and Minneapolis that documents the lived experiences of Black Americans during the double crisis of the pandemic, and the uprisings against injustice.

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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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I Am Because We Are

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 5
 archive : 2020

With a higher proportion of the Dutch population finding co-living as a solution to the rising cost of living, providing elder-care, living sustainably, and coping with loneliness, these alternative options have become more available, and diverse.

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Pandemic Class of 2020

Times Square
 archive : 2020

New York City’s Spring 2020 graduates, from pre-k to medical school, talk about having their traditional commencement ceremonies altered and their experiences in quarantine, at the height of the coronavirus pandemic.

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People of the Ferry 2020. Connection at a Time of Social Distancing

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Empire Fulton Ferry Lawn
 archive : 2020

Portraits of people and scenes of social distancing on the NYC Ferry during the summer.

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Picking Up NYC

Brooklyn Bridge Park – New Dock Street
 archive : 2020

Picking Up NYC offers a glimpse into the New York City Department of Sanitation’s rich history of heroism, inviting viewers to recognize the Sanitation workforce for their ceaseless efforts to keep New York City alive.

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Portrait of Grief

Washington Street and Prospect Street
 archive : 2020

Wayne Lawrence’s collaborative portraits of loss remove abstraction and remind us that every life lost during this pandemic is profound, and deeply personal.

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Sources of Self-Regard: Self-Portraits From Black Photographers Reflecting on America

Brooklyn Bridge Park – New Dock Street
 archive : 2020

In early June, The New York Times asked more than two dozen Black photographers to create self-portraits, whatever that phrase meant to them. This collection of those photos presents an intimate perspective from artists who are motivated by their own reality.

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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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The Great Empty

Brooklyn Bridge Park – New Dock Street
 archive : 2020

Over the course of a few days in March, The New York Times sent out dozens of photographers around the world to capture images of once-bustling public plazas, beaches, fairgrounds, and more. The photographs tell a similar story: emptiness proliferates like the virus.

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ABC(orona)

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Piers 1,2,3,5 & 6
 archive : 2020

ABC(orona) is a family’s anecdotal and thoroughly un-researched guide to surviving the corona virus lockdown.

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Events and Sessions Tagged #Pandemic Stories

Oct 42020

Creativity in Unprecedented Times

Join this panel of extraordinary photographers as they explore the topic of remaining creatively fresh and engaged while working within the limitations of social isolation, travel bans, and extremely divisive political discourse.

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Oct 32020

Asian Americans Reflect on Seeing Themselves, Race, and the Pandemic

New York-based Asian Americans who shared their experiences of pandemic-fueled racism with TIME gather for a virtual roundtable discussion on contextualizing anti-Asian racism during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Sep 272020

Jennifer McClure: On Creating a Visual Diary

Jennifer McClure will speak about her personal work and how she has used photography as an emotional lifeline during this pandemic.

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Sep 262020

The Gravity of Inclusive Storytelling with Cheriss May

Photographer and Educator Cheriss May shares her experiences, responsibility, and connection to telling the story of national reckoning on race and justice from the lens of a Black woman.

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Sep 202020

How to Visually Define Historic Moments: Brian Bowen Smith

Embark on a visual road trip for a glimpse of a socially distanced country in distress and hope through a visual series by Brian Bowen Smith.

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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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