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Exhibitions Tagged #The Bronx

What Is a Healthy Neighborhood? Youth Data Stories from the Bronx

Santa Maria School
 on show

Presented by The Eighth Grade Class of Santa Maria School (Class of 2022) and Photoville, in partnership with PhotoWings

Recipient of the 2022 Photoville & PhotoWings Educator Exhibition Grant

In this month-long project, eighth grade students created photo essays — combining art and data — to investigate the question: “What is a healthy place, and why should people care?”

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Reflections on Indigeneity in the Bronx

Van Cortland Park
 on show

Presented by The Bronx Women’s Photo Collective with Photoville and NYC Parks

The Bronx Women’s Photo Collective, a group of self-taught photographers, memorialize the story of their search for their Taíno roots through three original photography projects.

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Bronx Life

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 2
 archive : 2021

Four decades of my Bronx life: street life from a native son who lived through the fires and came back to document it.

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ICP at THE POINT: Picturing Sorrow and Joy

Baretto Point Park
 archive : 2021

This exhibition celebrates local voices picturing the sorrows and joys of daily life as we heal and transform in community with one another.

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The People That Are Within These Frames: A Community Offers Self-Portraits

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 3
 archive : 2021

The Bronx Documentary Center’s both senior and junior photo leagues were asked by the New York Times to make self-portraits; how they defined self-portrait was up to them. Their resulting images are an insight into who they are and what they’ve reflected on at home during the time of COVID-19.

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On My Block

Van Cortland Park
 archive : 2021

On My Block is a love letter to New York City from a native New Yorker. The project utilizes portraits and cityscapes to give the viewer a unique perspective of the city.

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Bronx Activists

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2019

The BDC’s Bronx Junior Photo League (BJPL) spent the 2017-2018 school year interviewing and photographing Bronx activists from the ’70s and today, who originally started, and continue to be community leaders on issues such as: public housing conditions, gun violence, public safety and more.

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Jerome Avenue Workers Project

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2016

This exhibition documents and celebrates the workers and trades people of Jerome Avenue, one of New York City’s few remaining working class neighborhoods where many still make a living by working in small shops and factories or by repairing auto-mobiles.

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Events and Sessions Tagged #The Bronx

Oct 162021

Bronx Life

Join David Gonzalez in conversation with Elizabeth Krist to discuss Gonzalez’s work from his exhibition, “Bronx Life.”

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Sep 192019

Bronx Junior Photo League

Bronx Junior Photo League student photographers will discuss their work on environmental justice, homelessness, access to healthy foods, LGBTQI+ activism, and more.

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Sep 142018

Bronx Junior Photo League

The Bronx Junior Photo League (BJPL) is a free after-school photography and journalism program serving middle through high school students at the Bronx Documentary Center, a non-profit gallery and educational space in the South Bronx.

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Sep 162017

Bronx Documentary Center Junior Photo League

Students from the Bronx Junior Photo League (BJPL) — the Bronx Documentary Center’s after-school documentary photography program — will share the work they created for “Journeys: Immigration Stories,” on view at Photoville.

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Sep 212013

Artist Talk: Wayne Lawrence

INSTITUTE artist Wayne Lawrence will be in conversation with independent curator Elisabeth Biondi, discussing Lawrence’s new book, ‘Orchard Beach: The Bronx Riviera’.

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