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Exhibitions Tagged #South America

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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Dialogue With Plants

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 3
 archive : 2021

Dialogue with Plants documents the Shipibo-Konibo Indigenous people’s use of traditional plant-based medicine, while revealing the threats to the knowledge and use of the diverse flora as elders and Indigenous leaders face the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Días Eternos: A Portrait of the Life of Female Prisoners in Venezuela

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Empire Fulton Ferry Lawn
 archive : 2020

In Venezuela, women in prison wait for years–under cramped and deplorable conditions–before moving on to trial to be judged. Will the women be able to return to society upon release? What do their conditions tell us about the state of Venezuelan society?

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Seeds of Resistance

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 3
 archive : 2020

Portraits of traditional peoples of the Amazon, and their sacred territories.

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Caminantes: The Venezuelan Exodus

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2019

Los Caminantes by Felipe Jácome, explores the causes and consequences of the Venezuelan crisis through a series of silver emulsion prints of the country’s exodus, transferred onto the country’s now-defunct currency.

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AYACUCHO

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2018

The word Ayacucho comes from Quechua AYA (dead, corpse) and CUCHO (corner), meaning “the corner of the dead”. The last two decades of the 20th century were one of the most tragic moments for the city of Ayacucho and the history of Peru.

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Unseen Venezuela

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2017

From the rise of Hugo Chávez’s socialist revolution to its collapse into the worst economic crisis in the history of Venezuela, photojournalist Meridith Kohut has chronicled the plight of Venezuelans for the past decade.

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Paraiso Perdido

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2017

“Paradise Lost” started in 2012 as a document of Venezuela’s collapse and the rise of violence. Venezuela is now one of the deadliest countries in the world. It is estimated that over 28,000 people were killed in Venezuela last year—that is, in a country roughly the size of Texas.

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Brazil’s Battle Against Zika

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2016

Declared a public health emergency in February 2016 by the World Health Organization, Zika’s origins remain unclear, and without a vaccine or tangible control methods to prevent its spread, this resilient virus may not be eradicated any time soon.

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Calle 4 Sur (South Street four)

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2015

“Calle 4 Sur (South Street Four)” focuses on the individuals impacted by the civil war conflict in Colombia.

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Events and Sessions Tagged #South America

Sep 192020

Behind the Reporting: Pablo Albarenga and Ana Maria Arévalo

Pulitzer Center grantees Pablo Albarenga and Ana Maria Arévalo Gosen, in conversation with Marina Walker Guevara, discuss their approaches to photographing marginalized communities.

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