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Exhibitions Tagged #Social Justice

Bronx Junior Photo League | Year-End Exhibition

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2022

Presented by Bronx Documentary Center

The Bronx Documentary Center (BDC) is proud to present the work of our 11-to-18-year-old Bronx Junior Photo League (BJPL) students, all created during this past school year.

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Hard Times are Fighting Times

Brooklyn Bridge Park – New Dock Street
 archive : 2022

Presented by Photoville

This project describes the legacy of my parents’ participation in radical leftist groups which sought to overthrow imperialism and capitalism through organizing and revolution.

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Live Pridefully: Love and Resilience within Pandemics

Brooklyn Bridge Park – New Dock Street
 archive : 2022

Presented by Caribbean Equality Project and Queens Museum

Live Pridefully: Love and Resilience within Pandemics is an interdisciplinary exhibition presented by the Caribbean Equality Project. The exhibition celebrates queer and trans Caribbean resilience through a racial justice lens, while fostering critical conversations related to pride, migration, surviving colliding pandemics, and coming out narratives.

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Where the Birds Never Sing

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2022

Presented by Magnum Foundation

Where the Birds Never Sing reenacts the memories of survivors from the 1979 Marichjhapi massacre in Sundarbans, West Bengal, India, weaving together perspectives on a painful history that faces slow erasure from collective memory.

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System Error

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 3
 archive : 2021

System Error highlights the work of important activists who are on the ground working to reform our prison systems. Our exhibit hopes to inspire others as it it did us—you do not need to be on the frontline or have a personal connection to bring change.

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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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Moon Dust

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2018

Wadi El Qamar, also known as Moon Valley, is a residential area located in the west of Alexandria, Egypt, next to the Portland Cement Factory. Just ten meters away from the residential area, the factory processes coal and garbage. It layers the homes of more than 30,000 people with toxic dust, causing tremendous health problems to those that live there.

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(un)Documented

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2017

We also believe that photos and stories can be powerful tools for social justice. With this exhibit, we hope to raise discussions around important and difficult questions on human rights and belonging in the US.

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A Peaceful Rebellion, The Faces of Dissent in Burma

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2015

Photographer Chris Bartlett and journalist Delphine Schrank, author of The Rebel of Rangoon; A Tale of Defiance and Deliverance in Burma (Nation Books, July 2015), combine the ineffable image with the poetry of language to convey the hidden and very human experience of dissidence: of a social movement, until now largely closed from the eyes of the world, whose members dared across five decades of brutally repressive military rule to wrest their country back and deliver it to freedom and democracy.

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Events and Sessions Tagged #Social Justice

Oct 172021

Delirious Visibility: The Work Of Media Literacy In The Age Of Digital Overconsumption

In the deluge of information transparency, how do we – image-makers, storytellers, content creators – become agents of a future historicity that can rage against the obsc(r)ene?

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Oct 42020

Photography and Social Justice: Sharing Works in Progress

We’re sharing some inside looks into the processes and experiences of our 2020 Photography and Social Justice Fellows as their projects near completion.

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Sep 162018

Future Imagemakers Speak Out

In this panel, high school photographers from photography programs throughout New York City will present and discuss their work.

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Sep 162017

A Picture of America: Privilege, Race & The Era of Trump

Explore the lives of individuals and communities that are often unseen, through the perspective of renowned photographers Sheila Pree Bright and Danny Wilcox Frazier.

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Sep 162017

Photos as Tools for Social Justice

Throughout July 2017, students from UNIS and KIPP College Prep in the Bronx took part in the UNIS Human Rights Project, a photojournalism program for high school students sponsored by UNIS and the EE Ford Foundation.

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Sep 252016

Aftermath: What the Legacy of Inequality Looks Like

The Economic Hardship Reporting Project presents a discussion with four of our video grantees about the process of making visual works that address important American aftermath issues, including: the Great Migration of African Americans from the South to the North; urban neglect; and the cultural conflict over abortion sparked by Roe v. Wade.

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Sep 212014

Land Grabbing: Raising Awareness with Multimedia

Using land grabbing as a case study, photographer Alfredo Bini and media executive Greg Moyer meet with non-profit organizations and researchers to discuss the potential for issue-based multimedia storytelling.

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Jul 12012

Photography as Activism

This presentation will include a brief history of activist photography, and then a panel of committed photographers will present current projects and discuss their role as advocacy journalists.

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Jun 302012

Artist Talk: Using Your Photography to Make A Difference

Wyatt Gallery talks about his show “Tent Life: Haiti” and discusses his experience with HealHaiti.org. Discover how you can use your style of photography to make a difference.

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