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Exhibitions Tagged #Representation

Whats it Like

South Beach Promenade
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Presented by The Alice Austen House with Photoville and NYC Parks

The Alice Austen House presents Staten Island photographer Jahtiek Long’s photography, showcasing the places and experiences that may be at times overlooked, but deserving of representation and the opportunity to be a part of the narrative of Staten Island, New York.

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The Creative Ambassadors Project

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Fulton Ferry Landing
 archive : 2022

Presented by Sharon Miller for Honeydark Studios and Photoville

The Creative Ambassadors Project is an impactful photo series showcasing underserved New York City youth in powerful editorial-style portraits based on their creative career aspirations.

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Reclaiming History

Washington Street and Prospect Street
 archive : 2021

Monuments examine passive relics of America’s racist past in the Confederacy, the dynamic changing of these landscapes, and who will be honored now.

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Constructing Equality

Chelsea Park
 archive : 2020

The trailblazing women photographed for this project are bringing change to the construction industry of New York. They are building the future of the construction trades.

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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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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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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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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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cit.i.zen.ship: reflections on rights by teen photographers

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2018

The Department of Photography & Imaging at NYU Tisch School of the Arts, in collaboration with United Photo Industries and For Freedoms’ 50 State Initiative, presents “cit.i.zen.ship: reflections on rights by teen photographers” with photographs, collages, and videos by high school students from across the U.S. that speak directly to the current moment that students, educators, and artists alike are experiencing and responding to.

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Her Take: (Re)Thinking Masculinity

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2018

“Her Take: (Re)Thinking Masculinity” is a continuation of the conversation begun by the seven women photographers of VII when they first met nearly a year ago, as the agency voted in six new female members. The exhibition is a reflection of their commitment, with the agency’s support, to help forward inclusive conversations about gender, power, and representation.

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Hot Mamma

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2018

“Hot Mamma” aims to create an experience where women from different age groups and backgrounds can “feel themselves” while they are being photographed.

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IN/VISIBLE

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2018

“IN/VISIBLE” is an attempt to increase visual literacy by highlighting photographs made by individuals from groups underrepresented in mass media.

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Redefining Gender

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2017

This story, which appeared in National Geographic’s “Gender Revolution” issue, was an opportunity to meet people from the United States, Jamaica, the Dominican Republic and Samoa, who had the courage to make themselves visible. Please consider their lives. Perhaps someday, courage will not be necessary to simply be one’s self.

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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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Events and Sessions Tagged #Representation

Oct 32021

New Authors, Old Histories

Join National Geographic photographers Philip Cheung, Kris Graves, and Daniella Zalcman in conversation with National Geographic Executive Editor Debra Adams Simmons, as they discuss their ongoing projects visualizing racist and discriminatory histories through a new lens.

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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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Sep 302021

Then, Now, Next

ICP Curator at Large Isolde Brielmaier leads a conversation on the connections between the past, present, and future of imagemaking.

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Sep 262021

Unmasking Modern Masculinity With Vanessa Charlot

Challenge the ideas and frequency of notions surrounding black masculinity in an intimate visual series by award-winning photojournalist and documentary photographer, Vanessa Charlot.

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Oct 32020

Black Hollywood: Here Before Now

What does today’s Black Hollywood look like through the lens of a seasoned Black photographer?

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Sep 262020

The Gravity of Inclusive Storytelling with Cheriss May

Photographer and Educator Cheriss May shares her experiences, responsibility, and connection to telling the story of national reckoning on race and justice from the lens of a Black woman.

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Sep 242020

Then, Now, Next

Using Tyler Mitchell’s exhibition, I Can Make You Feel Good, at the International Center of Photography (ICP), as a springboard, photographers Quil Lemons and Arielle Bobb-Willis will share their work and have a conversation led by ICP’s curator-at-large, Isolde Brielmaier.

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Sep 222019

National Geographic: A Year Reflecting on Race and Diversity in America

Featuring: Ismail Ferdous, Wayne Lawrence, Ruddy Roye, Jennifer Pritheeva Samuel, Daniella Zalcman

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Sep 152018

Connecting with Culture: A Conversation with Miranda and Stella

Join the conversation between Leica photographers, Miranda Barnes and Stella Johnson, as they discuss their experiences documenting and connecting with communities they themselves don’t belong to.

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Sep 142018

The Geometry of Death and Re-Birth

X-Posure intern photographers present their second photo project, “The Geometry of Death and Re-Birth”. Each photographer explores their diverse and intersecting identities as an act of self-representation and advocacy.

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Sep 152017

A Conversation with Deb Willis & Brendan Wattenberg

In this conversation, Deborah Willis speaks with Brendan Wattenberg, managing editor of Aperture Magazine, about the iconic images central to Willis’s career, tracing themes of representation and beauty in historic archives, photojournalism, fashion, and fine art photography from the nineteenth century to the present.

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Sep 252016

Diverse Voices in the Media

With this panel discussion, we aim to provide the audience with a better understanding of how and why the lack of diverse voices in the media leads to “outsiders” being tasked with documenting communities other than their own.

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Sep 272014

Hyphenated: First and Second Generation American Photographers in Conversation

Visionaries is excited to return to Photoville this year to present Hyphenated, featuring first and second generation American photographers who explore themes of identity, memory, home and belonging through their work.

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Sep 212014

The Everyday Movement and the Uphill Battle Against Media Stereotypes

Since the @everydayafrica feed launched on Instagram two years ago, the concept has grown into a global movement of photographers using daily-life imagery to fight stereotypes on a community, city, country, or continent level: from @everydaybronx to @everydayasia, from @everydaylatinamerica to @everydayiran, from @everydayusa to @everydayeasterneurope, and dozens more.

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