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Exhibitions Tagged #Trauma & Healing

Turning Darkness into Light

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 on show

Shining light through pinpricked images, a photographer illuminates Mexico’s comunidades originárias.

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Ukraine’s Stolen Children

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 on show
 archive

Thousands of young Ukrainians were separated from their parents by the Russian authorities in the early stages of the war. They are among the most forlorn victims of the invasion.

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We Cry In Silence

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 on show
 archive

We Cry In Silence investigates cross-border trafficking of underage girls in South Asia for sex work and domestic servitude, and is an attempt to visibilise overlooked girls condemned to cry in silence.

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War Toys: Children’s Stories of Survival and Loss

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2023

War Toys uses an art-therapy-based approach to safely collaborate with war-affected children and recreate their personal accounts through narrative photographs of locally sourced toys, placed and posed at the actual locations.

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We Don’t Talk

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2023

Marjolein Busstra followed the lives of minors entangled in complex networks of sexual violence. Can the old, unprocessed memory be overwritten and processed by going back to to the locations where they felt extremely unsafe, by the collaborative act of photographing?

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Made in Land: Spoken Memories

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2022

Presented by The 400 Years Project and Photoville

Indigenous artists Dakota Mace and Tahila Mintz engage alternative photographic processes and use soil, plants, water, and sun directly in the image-making process to tell stories about the past, present, and future of the land — stories that connect them to their ancestors, and to themselves.

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Signs Of Your Identity

Winter Garden Gallery, Brookfield Place
 archive : 2021

The exhibition, on view in the Winter Garden Gallery at Brookfield Place from September 20 – November 15, features portraits by Daniella Zalcman that show Native American, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian survivors of the US government’s Indian Boarding School system and parallel American institutions.

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Haul

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2016

Through photography and sculpture, Haul reimagines the concept of a family album to explore how unspoken histories and traumas are passed between generations.

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New York’s New Abolitionists

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2015

The New York’s New Abolitionists, a campaign launched by the New York State Anti-Trafficking Coalition in 2013, seeks to raise awareness around human trafficking and modern-day slavery by recognizing and honoring those who are actively involved in the effort to combat these scourges and provide services to victims, as well as prominent figures willing to lend their stature and take a public stand to condemn trafficking and enslavement.

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Events and Sessions Tagged #Trauma & Healing

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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