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Exhibitions Tagged #Religion

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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Living in Sanctuary

Annenberg Space for Photography
 archive : Photoville LA

A long-term project documenting individuals living in sanctuary across the US––the last alternative for keeping families together while they fight for a suspension of deportation.

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ALTAR: Prayer, Ritual, Offering

Annenberg Space for Photography
 archive : Photoville LA

ALTAR: Prayer, Ritual, Offering engages photography as a practice containing attributes and religious traditions of Africa and its diaspora.

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ALTAR: Prayer, Ritual, Offerings

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2018

This exhibition takes the altar out of its religious context and interrogates photography as a practice containing the same attributes as altars. The images presented in this exhibition examines several religious traditions that have originated in and/or practiced on the African continent and throughout the world.

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As-Salaam Alaikum, America

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2018

In the words of Lynsey Addario, “this body of work intends to capture a more intimate, nuanced view of Muslims in America, while focusing on their vast racial, ethnic, and cultural diversity.”

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In These Clasped Hands

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2018

“In These Clasped Hands” started as a series of portraits of my family members in South Carolina. However, after the Mother Emanuel AME Church massacre, the effects of loss could be felt throughout the state.

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The Blood and the Rain

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2017

“The Blood and the Rain” is a multimedia collaboration by photographer Yael Martínez and graphic artist Orlando Velázquez, who have been welcomed by the Nahua communities to observe their practices.

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Psychology of Hatred

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2017

The recent presidential election has thrust American Muslims into the limelight. They are scrutinized as if under a microscope, yet portrayed in a simplistic and stereotypical manner.

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Worshippers

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 3
 archive : 2012

High Noon Culture & Art Corp presents “_Worshippers_” from Chinese artist Li Hao. The work explores the lives of worshippers of Jokhang Temple, a Tibetan Buddhist temple in Lhasa.

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Events and Sessions Tagged #Religion

Sep 152018

ALTAR: Prayer, Ritual, Offerings

A panel discussion moderated by MFON co-founders, Laylah Amatullah Barrayn and Adama Delphine Fawundu, will feature contributing photographers sharing perspectives on photography and spirituality.

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Jun 232012

Li Hao “Worshippers”

This work attempts to pry into the worshippers’ inner world and their ethos at the Jokhang Temple Square and the Eighth Gallery Street in Lhasa.

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