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Exhibitions Tagged #Rural Life

Elsewhere

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 on show

In the heart of the Australian Outback, a 12-hour drive west of Sydney and three hours from the nearest supermarket, a small remote community lives in underground caves to shield themselves from the harsh climate of the desert.

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Decolonizing Care

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 on show

In this Pulitzer Center-supported photo story, Judith Surber gives a firsthand account of how the opioid epidemic has devastated her family and community on the Hoopa Valley Indian Reservation, photographed by Justin Maxon.

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THANK YOU PLEASE COME AGAIN

The South Street Seaport
 on show

Thank You Please Come Again documents the culture of service stations serving as vital community hubs and gathering places across the American South.

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Home on the Navajo Nation

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2023

This work focuses on the people of Sharon Chischilly’s home community, the Navajo Nation.

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The Black Cowboys of America

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2023

A photo documentary of the Black cowboy and cowgirl culture throughout America.

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The McFarthest Place

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2018

“The McFarthest Place” documents the social, economic, and political mindset of the disappearing rural Midwest through one county in South Dakota.

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Upstate Girls: Unraveling Collar City

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2015

The Upstate Girls: Unraveling Collar City History Project honors the idea that telling ones own story in a deeply personal way can be the strongest political action an individual can take.

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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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Karczebs (Karczeby)

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 5 Uplands
 archive : 2014

In one of the dialects spoken in the east of Poland, which is a mixture of Polish and Belorussian, people strongly attached to the soil cultivated from generations were called Karczebs.

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Lost in Transition

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 5 Uplands
 archive : 2014

As we speak the ongoing development of technology, the freedom of religion and the need for energy, changes our world at a rapid rate . Lots of countries, communities and people don’t keep pace with this development and struggle with good intentions and choosing between two bad options. They are lost in transition.

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Plane Watchers

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 5 Uplands
 archive : 2014

This photographic project, Plane Watchers, follows the lives of a group of people who have, after the collapse of the USSR, kept living in Estonia in accordance to the old ways. I call them the plane watchers, because their Soviet-era shanty-town is located right next to the Lennart Meri airport in Tallinn, and the air above it is constantly abuzz with landing and launching airplanes.

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Land Grabbing

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 5 Uplands
 archive : 2014

Companies from wealthy countries have always sought low-cost land for agricultural production. Today, governments allocate funds to domestic companies wishing to invest overseas. Governments did not provide such support for much of the last century, but do so now in a manner reminiscent of colonial practices.

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Fractured: The Shale Play

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 5 Uplands
 archive : 2013

The rush to drill down and explode the ground in pursuit of energy is transforming the natural landscape in rural America. Photographing this kind of industrial activity presents a paradox.

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Small Town Inertia

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 5 Uplands
 archive : 2013

“Small Town Inertia” explores the intimate and untold stories of marginalised individuals in the small rural community in which photographer J A Mortram lives, in East Anglia, UK.

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Events and Sessions Tagged #Rural Life

Sep 272014

Tyler Stableford, The Farmers

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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Sep 212014

Land, Labor, Work

Matt Black documents the changing human relationship to food, farming, and the environment. Alejandro Cartagena documents the development of suburbs and the invisible consequences of this 21st century Mexican progress, where the rapid construction of houses outweighs the development of a social infrastructure.

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