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Exhibitions Tagged #Politics

Arder la casa, on political violence, family and exile

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 1
 archive : 2022

Presented by Photoville

Arder la casa explores the contingencies of political violence in Colombia through Beltran’s family history — marked by her father’s exile in 2015. Intertwining archives, photographs, and videos narrate political fights in a territory where Catholicism, santería, bullfighting, mafia culture and politics collide.

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Taking It To The Streets

Chelsea Park
 archive : 2021

In response to the rapid succession of police killings of Black Americans in the spring of 2020, a small group of concerned citizens in New York City channeled their outrage into activism—sparking the biggest reoccurring mass cyclist protests the world has ever seen.

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A Beautiful Ghetto

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 1
 archive : 2021

Devin Allen asks us to see beyond the violence and poverty that all too often defines the “ghetto.”

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Redefining Representation: The Women of the 116th Congress

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2019

The first woman was sworn into Congress in 1917, 128 years after the first U.S. Congress convened. One hundred and two years later, one has become 131—the number of women serving in both chambers of the 116th Congress.

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Undocumented

Annenberg Space for Photography
 archive : Photoville LA

Undocumented represents ten years of photojournalism by Getty Images special correspondent John Moore on the issues of immigration and border security.

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Focal Points: 2017 Catchlight Fellows

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2018

CatchLight’s inaugural “Focal Points” exhibition features work from the 2017 CatchLight fellows, Tomas Van Houtryve, Sarah Blesener, and Brian L. Frank who were each paired with a media partner — the Pulitzer Center for Crisis Reporting, The Center for Investigative Reporting, and the Marshall Project, respectively.

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I VOTE BECAUSE..

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2018

I VOTE BECAUSE…, legendary photographer Janette Beckman large-scale photographs of citizens paired with their short  statements about why voting is important. We will be taking photos of people at photoville and asking them why they vote!

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CHARLOTTESVILLE & BEYOND

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2017

This is 2017. How can there still be rallies advocating hate? How can this mindset still exist? Where do we draw the line between “free speech” and “hate speech”?

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Breaking Point

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2016

On November 4, 2008, a nation divided for centuries came together to make history by electing America’s first black president. This achievement has proven to be more symbolic than substantive.

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Political Theatre

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2016

I want to pull back the curtain and show these politicians as they really are. Even though they are in plain sight, they can hide behind words and carefully arranged imagery to project their vision of America. I am using my camera to cut through the staging of these moments and reveal the cold, naked ambition for power.

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America, Point Blank.

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2016

The summer of 2016 has created a turning point in the conversation about guns in America. Discussions about responsible gun ownership have devolved into political rhetoric. From Donald Trump’s implications about “Second Amendment people” to “I just don’t want you to be shot by someone who shouldn’t have a gun in the first place,” the violence has dramatically escalated. Civilians and police alike have become victims as bystanders, as targets. The questions remain: How did we get here? How do Americans stop the bloodbath?

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Secrets & Lies

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 5 Uplands
 archive : 2014

As Europe and America are engulfed in the greatest crisis of mutual trust since WWII, as a result of the recent inter-spying revelations, secrets and lies seem to be assuming an ever more crucial character in public life.

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Events and Sessions Tagged #Politics

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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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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Sep 162017

A Picture of America: Privilege, Race & The Era of Trump

Explore the lives of individuals and communities that are often unseen, through the perspective of renowned photographers Sheila Pree Bright and Danny Wilcox Frazier.

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Sep 162017

Reading the Pictures: Pete Souza and Michael Shaw in Conversation

Pete Souza is the former Chief Official White House Photographer for President Ronald Reagan and President Barack Obama, and the former director of the White House Photography Office. Michael Shaw is the publisher of the nonprofit organization, Reading the Pictures.

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Sep 222013

Bring it to the Table

In the past decade, politics replaced sex as the one thing in America we don’t discuss in mixed company. Bring It to The Table defies that rule by engaging people to examine not just what they believe politically, but why.

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Sep 272022

The Presidential Campaign Through New Eyes

Discussing key photos from newer or unconventional campaign photographers with a focus on Instagram.

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