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Exhibitions Tagged #People

Down By The Water

Old Fulton Street and Prospect Street
 archive : 2022

Presented by The Ravestijn Gallery, Photoville and NYC Parks, with additional support from the Consulate General of the Netherlands in New York

The longer I do not travel, the more I turn to the place where I live. I see how my environment takes care of me — how the baker and the greengrocer bring groceries to my doorstep every Saturday morning — how all kinds of people call this their town, their neighborhood, their home.

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Simple Moments Of An Emerging Presence

South Beach Promenade
 archive : 2021

The Alice Austen House presents New York City-based Mexican-American photographer Irma Bohórquez-Geisler’s series documenting the daily life within the local Mexican-American and Mexican-immigrant communities from within New York City—with a focus on Staten Island.

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Unsettled

Old Fulton Street and Prospect Street
 archive : 2021

UNSETTLED is a project on change. The project documents the effects of shifting environmental, ecological, political, and economical decisions on the environment and its society. Approached from the harbor expansion zone of Antwerp in Belgium, it portrays a topic of global relevance.

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Runa Kawsay: The Roots That Sustain Us

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 1
 archive : 2021

Runa Kawsay explores the nuances of Indigenous Kichwa identity from the personal experiences of the Kichwa community living in Turtle Island (North America).

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Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Ambassadors: Stories From Around The World Featuring Aundre Larrow & Luisa Dorr

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 5
 archive : 2021

Explore stunning and compelling visual stories of love, resilience, joy, and humanity as told by our Lightroom Ambassadors.

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Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Ambassadors: Stories From Around The World Featuring Michael Aboya & Monaris

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Empire Fulton Ferry Lawn
 archive : 2021

Explore stunning and compelling visual stories of love, resilience, joy, and humanity as told by our Lightroom Ambassadors.

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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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Taxi Journey Through My Windows 1977-1987

First Street Green Cultural Park
 archive : 2021

TAXI: Journey Through My Windows 1977–1987 is a portrait of the gritty chaos and community of New York in the 1970s. The book is composed of photographs captured from the driver’s seat of documentary photographer (and cab driver) Joseph Rodriguez’s taxi—including scenes of night workers getting off their shifts, children jumping through the spray of open fire hydrants in the summer, and S&M partiers leaving clubs, zipped in leather, in the early hours of the morning.

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Community Heroes: Bedford-Stuyvesant And Crown Heights

St. Andrews Playground
 archive : 2021

Community Heroes is a community organizing and public art project celebrating the everyday heroes of our neighborhoods.

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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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Ten Years Of War Through The Eyes Of 16 Syrian Photographers

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Empire Fulton Ferry Lawn
 archive : 2021

The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) coordinates the global emergency response to save lives and protect people in humanitarian crises.

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ICP at THE POINT: Picturing Sorrow and Joy

Baretto Point Park
 archive : 2021

This exhibition celebrates local voices picturing the sorrows and joys of daily life as we heal and transform in community with one another.

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The Last Chapter Of War In Afghanistan

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Empire Fulton Ferry Lawn
 archive : 2021

America may be ending the 20-year “endless war,” but the way it is leaving Afghanistan will certainly mean the start of another phase of fighting in this war-torn country.

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Legacy

Old Fulton Street and Prospect Street
 archive : 2021

Lion’s Tooth Legacy Photo Project, uplifts the stories of seven immigrant and first generation youth photographers. Stories that reflect on the intersections of family, ancestors, joy, race, gender, faith and radical self-love as a way to deconstruct the legacy we choose to carry, heal and part ways from, but also build as future ancestors.

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Life-Line

The Clemente (LES)
 archive : 2021

Life-line is a series of 26 augmented full-bodied portraits with audible voices of multigenerational members, reflecting the diversity of the Lower East Side community that memorializes people waiting in line.

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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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Through A Circular Lens

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Empire Fulton Ferry Lawn
 archive : 2021
From Los Angeles to New York City, this exhibition (shot on used photo kits) explores the connection between people and the world we live in—how the “take-make-waste” linear economy impacts that connection, and how nature can inspire us to shift towards circularity.
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On My Block

Van Cortland Park
 archive : 2021

On My Block is a love letter to New York City from a native New Yorker. The project utilizes portraits and cityscapes to give the viewer a unique perspective of the city.

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In Their Hands: Women Taking Ownership Of Peace

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 1
 archive : 2021

Through the lens of local women photographers, we seek to elevate, amplify and increase the visibility of women’s participation in—and their essential contributions to—peace and security.

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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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Keeping Love Close: What Does Love Look Like? Asian And Asian-American Photographers Respond

Times Square – 42nd St & Broadway
 archive : 2021

What does love look like in a time of anti-Asian hate? Asian and Asian-American photographers respond.

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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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Can We Talk?

Martin Luther King Jr. Community Park
 archive : 2020

Capturing the perspectives and experiences of inner-city, east coast, and Latinx-American lives and their rituals, Can We Talk? reflects on the romance and hyperbole embedded in everyday symbols.

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Encounters

South Beach Promenade
 archive : 2020

A personal approach to street photography by Staten Island-based artist Olga Ginzburg.

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Healing Justice Practitioners

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 2
 archive : 2020

Healing Justice Practitioners in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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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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Winners of 2020 ZEKE Award for Documentary Photography

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 3
 archive : 2020

Last Wildest Places by Jason Houston, focuses on deforestation in the Purús-Manu region in southeastern Peru. Cousins by Kristen Emack, is a poetic look at the photographer’s daughter and her three cousins, and their intimate involvement in each other’s lives.

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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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La Vida en Loisaida (Life on the Lower East Side)

Jobs Plus
 archive : 2020

Taken between 2009 and 2020, La Vida en Loisaida (Life on the Lower East Side) amplifies the pride of longtime LES residents, in the wake of the neighborhood’s rapid and difficult changes.

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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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2019-2020 Visual Artist AIRspace Exhibition

Abrons Art Center
 archive : 2020

2019-2020 Visual Artist AIRspace residents Elliott Jerome Brown Jr., Arisleyda Dilone, Alicia Mersy, and Charisse Pearlina Weston, share work they developed during their residency period at Abrons Arts Center.

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Get It and Come Back

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2019

Get It and Come Back is an ongoing series of expanding representations of the Caribbean-American experience. Kierra Branker creates images that parallel her shared experience of heritage in a distant homeland.

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Drive-Thru

Annenberg Space for Photography
 archive : Photoville LA

Lara Jo Regan’s large-scale environmental installation takes the viewer on an noirish spin, disrupting our perspective of minimum wage workers and the fast-food experience.

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Kings & Queens in Their Castles

Annenberg Space for Photography
 archive : Photoville LA

Kings & Queens in Their Castles has been called one of the most ambitious photo series ever conducted of the LGBTQ experience in the USA.

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OYAKO (Japanese parents & children)

Annenberg Space for Photography
 archive : Photoville LA

OYAKO, a series on Japanese parents and children, explores how culture changes and adapts as it moves from one generation to the next.

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1992-2017-East Side Stories

Annenberg Space for Photography
 archive : Photoville LA

East Side Stories puts a human face to gang members in Los Angeles while in their homes and with their families.

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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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Faces of the Ferry: A Day Aboard the East River Ferry

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2015

This exhibition offers a glimpse into the wide range of everyday people who interact with New York’s East River Ferry, on any given day. It just so happens that this day was Wednesday, August 26th, 2015.

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Bedrooms of The Fallen

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 5 Uplands
 archive : 2014

These bedrooms once belonged to men and women who died fighting in the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. These fallen men and women were blown up by IEDs, RPGs, hand grenades and suicide bombers. They were shot down in ambushes and by snipers. They died in helicopters, in humvees, and in tanks. It all took place thousands of miles away from home, and the country they fought to defend.

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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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Faces of the Ferry

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 5 Uplands
 archive : 2014

Faces of the Ferry offers a glimpse into the wide range of everyday people who interact with New York City’s East River.

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Old Drivers

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 5 Uplands
 archive : 2014

The work Old Drivers consists of fifteen characters with very rich driving experience. Each of them has been driving cars for fifty years or more…

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Small Town Inertia

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 5 Uplands
 archive : 2013

“Small Town Inertia” explores the intimate and untold stories of marginalised individuals in the small rural community in which photographer J A Mortram lives, in East Anglia, UK.

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Events and Sessions Tagged #People

Oct 92021

Syria: 10 Years Of War Seen By 16 Syrian Photographers

Engage in a conversation with Syrian photojournalists on the successes and challenges of documenting the last decade of war in Syria.

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Oct 32021

How To Capture The Essence Of A Moment With Sheila Pree Bright

Bear witness to humanity through an eclectic visual story of music, culture, and creative freedom as fine-art photographer Sheila Pree Bright takes us back to Afropunk 2019 in Atlanta.

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Oct 22021

Keeping It Real: Capturing Life Today

Gain insight into how you can create compelling, realistic images taken from your own life and experiences.

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Oct 12021

Collaborative Storytelling In Art, Media, And Advocacy

Photographer Graham MacIndoe and writer Susan Stellin discuss what they’ve learned collaborating with each other—as well as participants—on projects and exhibitions addressing complex topics and stigmatized groups.

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Sep 202020

Conversation with the Winners of the 2020 ZEKE Award

ZEKE Award winners Kristen Emack, Jason Houston, and Nicoló Filippo Rosso will present their winning projects and discuss their views on the state of documentary photography today.

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Sep 202015

The American Dream: Documenting Economic Inequality in America

This panel gathers veteran photographers who have made it their life’s work to document stories of poverty and inequality with empathy, depth and curiosity. Motivated by their personal experiences in economically depressed areas, they explore and illustrate what economic inequality looks like in the U.S.

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