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Exhibitions Tagged #Portraiture

Daily Bread

The South Street Seaport
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A global look at the industrialization of food production and (over)consumption through the lens of children’s nutrition. Each image presents children in different regions and communities, surrounded by the foods they eat in one week, ranging from ultra-processed packaged foods and snacks, many of them designed to appeal to children, to home cooked meals prepared from whole foods.

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‘Chef’ not ‘Cook’: The Process to Plate

The South Street Seaport
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‘Chef’ not ‘Cook’: The Process to Plate is a photo series that tells the story of eight industry-leading African-American chefs across New York.

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From the Streets to the Heart

Corporal John A. Seravalli Playground
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The project “From the streets to the heart,” created by artist Ernst Coppejans, documents the lives of homeless LGBTQIA+ youth in NYC, aiming to raise awareness about their struggles. Through poignant visuals and personal interviews, the project showcases their resilience and challenges. As LGBTQIA+ rights face unprecedented threats, it serves as a call to action. Visit fromthestreetstotheheart.com for more.

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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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End of the Line

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
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“End of the Line” is a composite portrait of New York City through the lens of the 44 communities that lie at the last stops of NYC subway lines, from the Rockaways to the Bronx to Staten Island.

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Spiritually Fashionable

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
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This project demonstrates how elements of culture, such as traditional religious practices and dominant notions of beauty, grooming, and embellishment, influence fashion styles.

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Beautiful Strangers

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
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This retrospective of Joseph’s portrait work reveals how a photographer uses his craft to show there are no strangers in his world.

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The Communal Heartbeat

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
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The Platon-inspired project aims to honor and support school staff, fostering connections and celebrating their humanity through empathy, authenticity, and storytelling.

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Portraits of Resilience in Red Hook

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
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“Portraits of Resilience in Red Hook” is an intergenerational photo portrait initiative intertwining personal narratives and innovative technology to foster community empowerment and understanding for an intergenerational collaboration.

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Vivarium

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
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Vivarium is a series of constructed dioramas by Dutch artist Dirk Hardy. For each Episode, Hardy meticulously designs, crafts and photographs a new world in his studio, creating meaningful narratives around topics like racial profiling, gender roles, modern working conditions and more.

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We Cry In Silence

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
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We Cry In Silence investigates cross-border trafficking of underage girls in South Asia for sex work and domestic servitude, and is an attempt to visibilise overlooked girls condemned to cry in silence.

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I Hope Summer Never Ends

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
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Obidigbo Nzeribe imbues his portraiture with the fleeting feeling of summer. As a fashion photographer, he pushes the edges of creativity through collaboration in set design and experimentation with generative AI tools.

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Punk’s Not Dead

The South Street Seaport
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Bridging generations of rebellion and creativity, this exhibition unites new and old faces of the NYC punk scene through the lens of five photographers across the last five decades.

From the 1970’s birth of punk and the peak of iconic east village venue CBGB to the alternative punks of color scene that today flourishes throughout all 5 boroughs, witness the evolution of this raw and unapologetic movement that continues to thrive and transcend boundaries, proving once and for all that punk truly isn’t dead.

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Perception & Representation: Reframing “Modernity”

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
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A dialogue between two independent, conceptually entwined projects, by a group of Dutch photographers and by American artist Kennedi Carter.

The Dutch photographers’ work features prominent models of color, in the style of Rembrandt and his contemporaries, to counter the erasure of non-white people throughout Dutch history. Similarly, Carter’s work brings focus to Blackness, belonging, wealth and power, through the visual style of European royalty combined with contemporary Black aesthetics.

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Made of Smokeless Fire

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
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“Made Of Smokeless Fire” is an exploration of LGBTQIA+ identities within Muslim culture in France, which are often underrepresented and simply ignored. France has the largest proportion of Muslims in the Western world, estimated at 8.8% of the population, or 5.57 million people. But islamophobia is still omnipresent

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Fandom Unbound

Van Cortlandt Park
 archive : 2023

Rhynna M. Santos’ mission is to use the art of photography to document Star Wars plus size and other diverse fans frequently overlooked from the view of mainstream fandom.

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All the Dreamers

Alice Austen House
 archive : 2023

All the Dreamers is a collection of candid portraits made on board the Staten Island Ferry between 2014 to 2022. Its images depict ferry riders in moments of repose and respite during an anxious time for the city, nation and world

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Reflections on Harbour

Alice Austen House
 archive : 2023

The images that I make are drawn from my daily experiences and made in an intuitive and spontaneous manner. I am drawn to personal portraits, evocative gestures, and the small details in someone or something that I can use to make a visual statement on the world-at-large.

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As Free As A Bird

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2023

As Free As A Bird is an ostensibly casual portrait of an invisible, closed community of mobile home dwellers in the Netherlands. A world in itself, containing free spirits not constrained by employment agreements or civic duties, with their own unwritten rules, taste and culture.

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A Love Letter To Barbados

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2023

Photographic images that encapsulate the stories, the people and the powerful landscape of Barbados, the Southeastern island in the Caribbean sea.

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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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We Don’t Talk

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2023

Marjolein Busstra followed the lives of minors entangled in complex networks of sexual violence. Can the old, unprocessed memory be overwritten and processed by going back to to the locations where they felt extremely unsafe, by the collaborative act of photographing?

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Autistic Joy

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2023

Autistic Joy aims to empower and activate change – encouraging families and communities to engage in conversations about acceptance and joy starting with how Neurodivergent children are treated, valued and seen. This is one Black Autistic Boy’s journey.

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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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Eros and Its Discontents

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2023

Eros And Its Discontents (2016-2023) documents individuals from the LGBTQIA+ community in India. This series of staged performative portraits show individuals who do not wish to put themselves in boxes, and thus their stories spill out of the frames and enter our imaginations.

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The Crown and Glory Project

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2023

The Crown & Glory Project celebrates underrepresented young creatives in NYC, challenging them to create DIY crowns from unconventional and found materials, as well as create collaborative photo portraits wearing their crowns that capture their individuality and goals as future creative leaders.

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Citizen Power: Youth Perspectives on Care & Citizenship

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2023

Working Assumptions is proud to partner with Citizen Film on American Creed: Citizen Power, a documentary initiative exploring American idealism and community leadership from a range of young adult perspectives. A selection of cast members are using our wrkxfmly assignment to tell visual stories about how they care for friends, families, home, communities, the land, and democracy itself.

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Faces of Us: Portraits and Personal Narratives

IN-Tech Academy MS/HS 368
 archive : 2023

Faces of Us: Photographic Portraits and Personal Narratives by students of IN-Tech Academy MS/HS 368, The Bronx, NYC

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PORTRAITS OF THE PANDEMIC

Domino Park, Williamsburg
 archive : 2022

Presented by The Photographers of I.S. 318 in Brooklyn, New York and Photoville, in partnership with PhotoWings

The pandemic has changed the way we live and interact, as well as the way we see people, places, and things.

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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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Antique Pink

Old Fulton Street and Prospect Street
 archive : 2022

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

Antique Pink is a tribute to LGBTQIA+ elderly. Thanks to the emancipation struggle of the generations before us, LGBTQIA+ people in the Netherlands are almost equal before the law. But that acquired freedom is fragile, and the progress made will not automatically endure.

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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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Mixed Identity: Hybrid Portraits

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 2
 archive : 2022

Presented by Riverdale Avenue Middle School and Photoville, in partnership with PhotoWings

Recipient of the 2022 Photoville & Photowings Educator Exhibition Grant

Expand students’ creativity.

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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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As We Are: Collaborative Portraits With Uganda’s Gulu Women With Disabilities Union

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 2
 archive : 2021

A series of collaborative portraits made with the Gulu Women with Disabilities Union (GUWODU) in Gulu, Uganda celebrating individuality and personal expression. From the custom-made outfits to the vibrant backdrops, the women guided every decision to best represent their individual stories and styles.

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Boss Workers

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 5
 archive : 2021

American work has gotten increasingly unstable. It’s no wonder an increasing number are drawn to a model of working that gives them back some power. Welcome to worker co-ops—businesses where the workers literally own the place. Now, they are springing up across the nation.

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Essential, But No Guarantees

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Empire Fulton Ferry Lawn
 archive : 2021

The service industry jobs that keep New York City’s heart ticking took a huge hit during the pandemic, leaving many people struggling. Meet some of those workers.

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Faces Of Harlem

Harlem Historic Parks
 archive : 2021

Faces of Harlem is a photography exhibition celebrating the legacy of the Harlem Renaissance with 100 Harlem portraits.

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Women Of Arctic Science

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Empire Fulton Ferry Lawn
 archive : 2021
Women of Arctic Science is a dedication and tribute to women who play an important role in Arctic research. These women have one thing in common: a care, concern, and love for this fragile environment.
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Seeds of Resistance

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 3
 archive : 2020

Portraits of traditional peoples of the Amazon, and their sacred territories.

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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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Healing Justice Practitioners

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 2
 archive : 2020

Healing Justice Practitioners in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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Flex

Old Fulton Street and Prospect Street
 archive : 2020

Kennedi Carter (b. 1998) explores ideas of Blackness related to wealth, power, respect, and belonging in her new series of photographs. Carter dressed friends and acquaintances in historically-inspired costumes that represent wealth and power.

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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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Haiti to Hood

Brooklyn Bridge Park – New Dock Street
 archive : 2020

By constructing sets of intimate living spaces, and positioning both Black and Haitian Americans in these re-imagined realities, Haiti To Hood examines the social dynamics within Haitian-American identity.

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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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Self Inverted

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2019

Self Inverted tackles the personal tension commonly felt by gay Chinese individuals struggling with self-acceptance, and acceptance from their family and society.

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The Last Season I & II

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2019

The Last Season I & II by Harmen Meinsma focuses on the cultural diversity of Rotterdam-West (NL) and the inhabitants of the campsite Hoek van Holland (NL) by selecting extraordinary personalities that he meets on the streets and photographing them using exaggerated styling and glamorous lighting. It’s a celebration of being older, different, and of not being afraid to stand out in a crowd.

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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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Ten Years of the ESPN BODY Issue

Annenberg Space for Photography
 archive : Photoville LA

The ESPN BODY Issue. Explore ten years of iconic images, all dedicated to the power of the athletic form.

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Rolling Through Life

Annenberg Space for Photography
 archive : Photoville LA

Rolling Through Life shares the portraits and stories of seniors who express themselves physically and creatively through the art of Artistic Roller Skating.

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Pit Bull Flower Power

Annenberg Space for Photography
 archive : Photoville LA

Pit Bull Flower Power questions the way humans have abused pit bulls while it aims at rebranding these misunderstood dogs and finding them homes.

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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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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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Malike Sidibe – Portraits Series

Annenberg Space for Photography
 archive : Photoville LA

For my portrait series, I wanted to create photographs that are free of cultural, ethnic, racial, and gender boundaries.

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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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Faces Never Forgotten

Annenberg Space for Photography
 archive : Photoville LA

Faces Never Forgotten offers an intimate glimpse into the lives of Somalis living in Somaliland, a nation shrouded in misconceptions and myths.

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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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Typecast

Annenberg Space for Photography
 archive : Photoville LA

Typecast is a satirical portrait series addressing cultural stereotypes perpetuated by the entertainment industry presented as a Photo Cube exhibition and day portrait session.

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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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Life After Life in Prison: The Bedroom Project

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2018

For the past four years, I have been photographing formerly incarcerated women in their bedrooms.

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New York Through the Lens of New York Magazine

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2018

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of New York Magazine, photography director Jody Quon made a selection of the 50 photographs with the most interesting back stories, featuring interviews with Milton Glaser, Walter Bernard, Carl Fischer, Harry Benson, Barbara Kruger, Brigitte Lacombe, Amanda Demme, Dan Winters, and others.

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The Power of Pink

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2018

In this photography series, we are excited to share the work of the young women photographers from Las Fotos Project in Los Angeles, California, and of A VOICE (Art Vision & Outreach In Community Education) from the Two Eagle River School on the Flathead Reservation in Montana.

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KINGS & QUEENS

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2018

For most people, drag queens are an exotic phenomenon restricted to the worlds of spectacle, fantasy and entertainment. “KINGS & QUEENS” explores how drags challenge traditional gender definitions by showing that there’s much more to life than simply being a man or a woman.

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Abuelas: Portraits of The Invisible Grandmothers

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2017

This project focuses on undocumented Mexican immigrant women who came to New York decades ago in search of opportunity for their families. Overtime, they built their lives here and have become elders of their communities: the abuelas.

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Come To Selfhood

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2017

In this exhibition, I hope to express the humanity of the African-American male through an unapologetic display of their inner strength while highlighting their vulnerability.

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My Shot: Portraits from Hamilton, an American Musical

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2017

This is a time when history is being made in ways that our forefathers could never have imagined. It celebrates and reverberates this history eight times a week in cities across America. This is MY SHOT.

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Room

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2017

“Room” is a series of portraits, self-portraits and letters, exploring the passage from girlhood to womanhood.

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The New Europeans

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2016

These portraits illustrate Europe’s long and complex history of immigration. Algerians came to France while their homeland was a French colony, surging in the 1954-1962 war of independence. Since the 1990s, some 40,000 Somalis fleeing civil war have settled in Sweden. Indians are among the three million South Asians who’ve come to Britain from former British colonies. About as many Turks live in Germany. They came as guest workers in the 1960s and ’70s—but stayed and had families.

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#OrlandoStrong

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2016

Photographer Wayne Lawrence is known for his sensitive and intimate portraits of Americans of every class, race, and creed. Lawrence spent a week in Orlando gathering the stories of a community that has been battered but not defeated. This story was a digital feature for National Geographic in June 2016.

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Bodies We Want 2016

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2016

ESPN’s Body photography celebrates the athletic form in all shapes and sizes. Our goal is to capture the personality of each athlete and to create an intimate, intensely personal, and radically different look at the most amazing bodies in the world. We strive to honor the athletes with images that reflect their strength, beauty and personality.

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For My Girls

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2016

I empower women by portraying them with power, determination and focus. Many of my images feature women in confident poses, taken from a heroic angle. In For My Girls, I explore how 1990s female hip-hop artists inspired me to be proud of my African-American lineage, unapologetic for my liberated behavior and forceful in my approach to the culture at large.

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Lucha Libre

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2016

A Mark Mann portrait is a search for honesty. Adept at digital photography, Mann respects the grace inherent in the analog process. Relying on observation, patience and synchronicity he works with a perfect accomplice – his 1940’s Graflex super D camera fitted with a 1920’s Schneider lens.

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The Portrait Project

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2016
This project is all about portraiture. Our Salt Teens present their portrait work in both still and video. In addition to our print gallery, we have collaborated with our sponsors, B&H Photo and B12 Studios to create an immersive VR experience with 360º video.
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Omaha

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2015

Omaha seemed to me to be a “Tale of Two Cities” divided by economics and culture – the city is said to have the wealthiest and the poorest people per capita in the United States. I wanted to make portraits of the folks who lived there.

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Luminaries

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2015

The hardest part about photographing ‘celebrities’ is usually their natural defenses. If you can break that down for a moment, you can usually capture something special.

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For Tropical Girls Who Have Considered Ethnogenesis When the Native Sun is Remote

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2015

Using 19th century ethnographic photographs as a point of departure, “For Tropical Girls Who Have Considered Ethnogenesis When the Native Sun is Remote” presents fantastical self portraits that question identity constructs and the psychological implications of iconography.

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Terrestrial Interjections

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2015

‘Terrestrial Interjections’ is work in progress examining how human beings project themselves along their own personal journeys.

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Historias del Paraíso

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2015

By using out-of-this-time and out-of-context elements I aim to sensitize the audience into caring for the planet and reflecting on the world that we shall leave behind to future generations. Through the conventions of staged photography I present a series of images based on the cycle of life.

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The Farmers

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 5 Uplands
 archive : 2014

Over the last several months Tyler Stableford and his photography team have captured fine-art images of national farmers and ranchers, beekeepers, small-batch distillers and other food artisans around the country as part of a Canon portraiture series.

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Hegemony or Survival

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 5 Uplands
 archive : 2014

In Hegemony or Survival, Hector Rene Membreno-Canales blends classical still life and portraits with military objects and veterans.

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Portraits by Delphine Diallo

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 5 Uplands
 archive : 2014

A series of portraits that juxtapose reality with imaginary conscience; fashion with documentary photographs; tradition with modernity.

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Head On Portrait Prize 2014

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 5 Uplands
 archive : 2014

Head On Portrait Prize was established in 2004 with the aim of giving the public and photographers, both well and less known, more opportunities to view and exhibit high quality photographic portraits. Today it is one of the biggest and most respected annual displays of portraiture in Australia and the pivotal part of Head On Photo Festival, Australia’s leading photography festival.

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One Is All You Need

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 5 Uplands
 archive : 2013

PORTRAITS OF NEW YORK’S FIXIE RIDERS

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Becoming Visible

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 3
 archive : 2012

In “Becoming Visible,” Josh Lehrer has created a portrait series of homeless transgender teens using platinum and palladium printing techniques.

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Let’s Face It

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 3
 archive : 2012

Highlights from the Fotofestival Naarden are showcased in “Let’s Face It.” The Fotofestival Naarden is a month-long event that helps to promote the work of contemporary Dutch photographers.

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Events and Sessions Tagged #Portraiture

Jun 22024

Environmental Portraiture with Jose Tutiven

Discover the art of environmental portraiture at Photoville in an engaging photowalk with Jose “Tutes” Tutiven.

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Jun 32023

Environmental Portraiture with Jose Tutiven at Photoville

Discover the art of environmental portraiture at Photoville in an engaging photowalk with Jose “Tutes” Tutiven.

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Jun 32023

Portrait Session with Oliver Blank for The One Who Got Away

What would you say to the one who got away? Have your portrait made by photographer Oliver Blank and take part in this project that explores love, loss, and life.

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Jun 42022

Leica Camera: The Art of Environmental Portraiture Photowalk

Discover the art of environmental portraiture using Brooklyn as your backdrop in an engaging photowalk with Jose “Tutes” Tutiven.

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Jun 42022

Throned: An Interactive Photobooth by Tiffany Smith

Visit SVACE and Tiffany Smith Studio at the Throned interactive photo booth. Featuring a wicker throne chair, custom backdrop, plants and props highlighting plant life from the Caribbean. The public will have the opportunity to have a free portrait taken by Tiffany Smith!

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Oct 72021

Good Work: Worker Co-Operatives And Transformative Labor Photography

Co-operative businesses are returning workers’ power. These photographers have shown both the beauty and the effort of when Americans get to be their own bosses.

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Sep 182021

Tintype Portrait Booth

Swing by our booth for a portrait session! Your tintype will be a one of a kind, heirloom-quality gift that will last for generations.

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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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May 42019

Intimate Portraiture

Join artist and activist Muna Malik as she hosts a workshop on portrait photography and discusses how photographers can use their practice to bridge cultural divides and cultivate greater inclusion and awareness of vulnerable and underrepresented communities.

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May 42019

AN EVENING CELEBRATING 10 YEARS OF THE ESPN BODY ISSUE

Join ESPN Photographers, Editors and very special guests for an evening you will never forget! ESPN The Magazine’s BODY Issue was born in October of 2009 with a singular mission: to celebrate the incredible power of the athletic form.

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Apr 282019

TYPECAST Photo Shoot

This event is designed for actors of color who are interested in being photographed twice; once in the role they tend to get typecast, and again in their idea of a “dream” role.

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Sep 212018

What makes a Portrait a Portrait?

Dive deep into the art of portraiture with Mark Mann to find the balance between self-expression as the photographer and authenticity in the sitter during this hands-on portrait shoot at the Leica Pavilion, in partnership with Loculars.

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Sep 162017

Soul Seekers: A No Frills Portraiture Workshop

In this no-nonsense approach to classic portraiture, photographer Josh Lehrer will cover the main principles of portrait photography, including the four basic angles of lighting.

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Sep 152017

Space Invaders: Getting Up Close and Personal with Donato DiCamillo

Learn how to shoot intimate portraits of strangers with Donato DiCamillo. He’ll guide you on how to get close to your subject without anxiety and fear.

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Sep 142017

Street Portraits with Jose Tutiven

Explore the streets of DUMBO with Tutes and his Leica M in partnership with ONA bags. During this photowalk, Tutes will share tips and techniques on how to capture street photography while adding your own creative touches.

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Sep 242016

An Informal Guide to the Formal Portrait

This is a BYOC (bring-your-own-camera) workshop that will meet at Brooklyn Central in DUMBO. The workshop also includes an (optional) wrap-up session and casual group critique, where students can share the work they shot and get feedback from instructors and workshop peers.

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Sep 242016

The Making of ESPN’s Body Issue

Eight years ago, ESPN the Magazine’s Body Issue set out with one mission: to celebrate and explore the athletic form through powerful images and interviews. Today, the issue’s cornerstone photo portfolio is one of the most highly anticipated releases of the summer. Our panelists will take you behind the scenes to discuss how the issue comes together, and the creative process of working with world-class professional athletes at their most vulnerable.

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Sep 272014

Approaches to Portrait Photography

This workshop will explore different approaches to portrait photography. We will cover different aspects from the philosophical to the practical. It will include discussions and hands-on demonstrations of several different ways to set up and execute a portrait session.

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Sep 222013

Great Portraits in 15 Seconds

This workshop is aimed at anyone who wants to take better portraits whether of friends, family or strangers in the street.

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Sep 212013

Great Portraits in 15 Seconds

This workshop is aimed at anyone who wants to take better portraits whether of friends, family or strangers in the street. David Graham is a UK based award-winning portrait photographer who believes anyone can take great portraits in a short time. David shows you his tips and tricks and by the end you will know how.

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Jun 242012

Workshop: Great Portraits in 15 Seconds – A Portrait of New York

Led by British photographer, David Graham {www.photograhams.com} who believes that anyone can take a great portrait quickly if you know how.

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Jun 232012

Workshop: Great Portraits in 15 Seconds – A Portrait of New York

Led by British photographer, David Graham {www.photograhams.com} who believes that anyone can take a great portrait quickly if you know how.

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May 302024

Portraits by Clayton Patterson at Harold Hunter Day

Harold Hunter Days has been postponed. Please check back soon for updated time and date!

Stop by and pose for photographer Clayton Patterson at Harold Hunter Day!

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