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Exhibitions Tagged #Religion

Made of Smokeless Fire

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 on show

“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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American Muslim Experience

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 on show

A photo documentary unveiling the rich mosaic lives of American Muslims, challenging stereotypes and fostering empathy to promote inclusivity and understanding.

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L’Dor Vador

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 on show

L’dor Vador (‘From Generation to Generation’) is a project which captures the coming-of-age experience of Jewish youth through the quintessentially Jewish-American ritual of sleep-away camp.

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Keepers of the Flame

Washington Street and Prospect Street
 on show

An ancient religion founded in Central Asia faces a vexing question: how to keep the fire of faith burning.

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To Queens, With Love

Astoria Park
 archive : 2023

This exhibit is connected to Queens through history, tradition, and intimate stories and experiences; three lens based artists – Anthoula Lelekidis, Salvador Espinoza, and Julie Thompson – explore themes of personal history of diaspora and memory, the impacts of development and gentrification, and the unique culture of local communities.

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New York’s Swirling Kaleidoscope of Faiths

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2023

New York City is home to a diverse array of spiritual and religious communities. In 2022 New York Times staff photographer James Estrin spent months exploring some of them, documenting more than 30 places of worship throughout the city.

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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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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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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, 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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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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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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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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