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Exhibitions Tagged #Women

Everybody Skate

LES Coleman Skate Park
 on show

Presented by Photovillle

Everybody Skate is a documentary photo project highlighting women and non-traditional skateboarders in New York City. Brooklyn-based photographer Lanna Apisukh began the project in 2018 — sharing stories of courage, camaraderie, and athleticism through this portrait of a small but growing community.

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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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A Women Photograph Grantee Retrospective

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 1
 archive : 2022

Presented by Women Photograph and Photoville

A retrospective of the work of 19 Women Photograph grantees from our first five years of supporting photographers in the continuation of their long-term projects.

 

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Where Do I Go? (Lawen Ruh لوين روح)

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 1
 archive : 2022

Presented by Leica Women Foto Project

Despite the dire situation in Lebanon, I found hope and inspiration in the young generation of women. I found myself in awe of them — their creativity, strength, beauty, and resilience. I felt a sense of urgency in collaborating with them to tell their story — our collective story.

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Rebel Vision

Brooklyn Bridge Park – New Dock Street
 archive : 2021
Rebel Vision centers the work of Black female and non-binary photojournalists to chart the liberatory possibilities of using the documentary camera as a tool for anti-racism.
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Self-Preservation

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 5
 archive : 2021

Black Women Photographers aims to disrupt the notion that it is difficult to discover and commission Black creatives. It is dedicated to providing a resource for the industry’s gatekeepers.

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As We Are: Collaborative Portraits With Uganda’s Gulu Women With Disabilities Union

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 2
 archive : 2021

A series of collaborative portraits made with the Gulu Women with Disabilities Union (GUWODU) in Gulu, Uganda celebrating individuality and personal expression. From the custom-made outfits to the vibrant backdrops, the women guided every decision to best represent their individual stories and styles.

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Community Matriarchs Of NYCHA

Abrons Art Center
 archive : 2021

Digital storytelling platform My Projects Runway celebrates women residents of Lower East Side public housing who have contributed to transformative change in our neighborhood with portraits from Courtney Garvin and a video work by Christopher Currence.

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dándoles sus flores (giving them their flowers)

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 3
 archive : 2021

giving them their flowers is a multimodal youth-led storytelling exhibit honoring matriarchs of color through collaged photographs and oral histories.

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The Luupe Presents: Food Visions

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 5
 archive : 2021

Visions of Food, curated by The Luupe, is an exhibition of women and non-binary photographers reimagining how we see and experience food.

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Malikah: Building Power And Safety For Our Communities

Astoria Park
 archive : 2021

Malikah was founded by Astoria native Rana Abdelhamid, to build community and share resources with people impacted by hate and gender-based violence in a post-9/11 New York City. This series highlights the beauty and importance of our individual and collective journeys as we work towards a more just world.

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Women In The Face Of History

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 2
 archive : 2021
This exhibition helps us to think about the complicated history of suffrage in America—to engage with the complexities of historical narratives, enduring inequalities, and the contested meanings of citizenship and rights.
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Women Of Arctic Science

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Empire Fulton Ferry Lawn
 archive : 2021
Women of Arctic Science is a dedication and tribute to women who play an important role in Arctic research. These women have one thing in common: a care, concern, and love for this fragile environment.
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In Their Hands: Women Taking Ownership Of Peace

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 1
 archive : 2021

Through the lens of local women photographers, we seek to elevate, amplify and increase the visibility of women’s participation in—and their essential contributions to—peace and security.

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Women On The Move

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Empire Fulton Ferry Lawn
 archive : 2021
From Singapore and Honduras to South Africa and Yemen, a team of eight Everyday Projects women photographers document how modern migration impacts women worldwide—highlighting how social, economic, political, and climate issues are pushing and pulling women from their homes.
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The Journal: Women Photographers Respond to COVID-19

Brooklyn Bridge Park – New Dock Street
 archive : 2020

The Journal is a collective, global project begun in March by more than 400 Women Photograph members in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the resulting lockdowns and quarantines.

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The Lit List 2020: Photographers to Watch, Exhibit & Hire

Brooklyn Bridge Park – New Dock Street
 archive : 2020

The Lit List—a merit-based list of 25 photographers to watch, exhibit, and hire—is committed to recognizing the outstanding work of womxn, non-binary, transgender or gender-expansive people of color, and artists, who have been otherwise under-supported or under-resourced, by the visual media industry.

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Constructing Equality

Chelsea Park
 archive : 2020

The trailblazing women photographed for this project are bringing change to the construction industry of New York. They are building the future of the construction trades.

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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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VALUE: In terms of Iconography

Brooklyn Bridge Park – The Beach
 archive : 2020

The Mz. Icar collective and Erin Patrice O’Brien have teamed up to explore value in terms of iconography. Part archival study, part portrait series, this collection of remixed photographs celebrates Black women, and the value of representation.

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We, Women

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 2
 archive : 2020

A preview of the traveling nationwide exhibit coming in 2021, We, Women presents the first cohort of women and non-binary artists examining critical issues across the U.S. through photo-based, community engagement projects that resist and interrogate social and political landscapes, while promoting empathy and unity.

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Leica Women Foto Project

Brooklyn Bridge Park – New Dock Street
 archive : 2020

Explore works by the 2019 recipients of the inaugural Leica Women Foto Project award. The exhibiting artists are Debi Cornwall, Yana Paskova, and Eva Woolridge, whose work highlight today’s social and political climate observed through the female perspective.

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Promises Written On The Ice, Left In The Sun

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 6
 archive : 2020

The exhibit is an introduction and tribute to several women in Afghanistan, each of whom has achieved a level of recognition, and has paid a price for breaking from the crowd.

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Redefining Beauty

Washington Street and Prospect Street
 archive : 2020

Beauty standards are at once a celebration of femininity, and an agent of conformity. Around the world, technology and social media have put the power to define beauty in the hands of the people. We are in an expansive moment where everyone is beautiful.

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Single Moms by Choice

Brooklyn Bridge Park – New Dock Street
 archive : 2020

Single Mothers by Choice documents four women as they struggle to get pregnant, navigate the adoption and foster-care systems, and juggle a new life with children—all on their own.

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A Mother’s Eye

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Empire Fulton Ferry Lawn
 archive : 2020

A Mother’s Eye features photographs of children made by their mothers. Artists uncover the moments that become family memories, narratives of growing up.

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Redefining Representation: The Women of the 116th Congress

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2019

The first woman was sworn into Congress in 1917, 128 years after the first U.S. Congress convened. One hundred and two years later, one has become 131—the number of women serving in both chambers of the 116th Congress.

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#ThisIs18

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2019

#ThisIs18 aims to capture what life is like for 18-year-old girls across oceans and cultures. The project was shot entirely by other young women, ages 17 to 22.

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Cimarrona: Women and African Spirituality

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2019

This ongoing project explores the representation of women and African spirituality: as guardians of ancestral African practices, as a method of cultural preservation, and to challenge the cultural resistance of the diaspora in the Ecuadorian territory.

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Water is a Women’s Issue

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2019

Fifty photographs representing the collaborative work of teen women photographers from five national and international partner organizations.

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Looking Inside: Portraits of Women Serving Life Sentences

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2019

Looking Inside—Portraits of Women Serving Life Sentences, features twenty portraits of women convicted of homicide. Accompanying the photos are the subjects’ handwritten statements.

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Love Yourself: The Girls of Nyal, South Sudan

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2019

In South Sudan, where years of conflict and poverty has forced families to marry off young daughters in order to survive, Oxfam worked with young women in Nyal, South Sudan to document their challenges, hopes, and dreams for the future looking through the lens of a camera.

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Memento

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2019

Memento is a diptych portrait series based on the #MeToo movement that Rachel Wisniewski has been working on since October 2017.

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One Day, I Will

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2019

One Day, I Will portrays girls trapped in humanitarian crises dressed up to show who they want to be in the future.

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Esta Soy Yo, A Retrospective of Las Fotos Project’s Teen Self Portraits

Annenberg Space for Photography
 archive : Photoville LA

Esta Soy Yo is a landmark retrospective of Las Fotos Project’s youth self-portraits created over the course of eight years, reflecting each girls’ individuality and photographic creativity.

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Women & The American West

Annenberg Space for Photography
 archive : Photoville LA

A collection of images by Women Photograph members that shows the importance of women as champions and storytellers in the American west—a space where they are often excluded or forced into the background.

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#THISIS18

Annenberg Space for Photography
 archive : Photoville LA

#ThisIs18 aims to capture what life is like for 18-year-old girls across oceans and cultures. The project was shot entirely by other young women, ages 17 to 22.

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Caught in Conflict

Annenberg Space for Photography
 archive : Photoville LA

Women and children suffer war in ways that men don’t. Humanitarian assistance is not just the provision of food and water in war time.

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Stitching Together: Garment Workers in Solidarity

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2018

On April 24, 2013, more than 1,000 lives were taken in the Rana Plaza Collapse. While history remembers this tragic event as the deadliest garment factory accident, activist and photographer Taslima Akhter reveals a story of dreams crushed by structural murder.

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ALTAR: Prayer, Ritual, Offerings

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2018

This exhibition takes the altar out of its religious context and interrogates photography as a practice containing the same attributes as altars. The images presented in this exhibition examines several religious traditions that have originated in and/or practiced on the African continent and throughout the world.

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The Power of Pink

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2018

In this photography series, we are excited to share the work of the young women photographers from Las Fotos Project in Los Angeles, California, and of A VOICE (Art Vision & Outreach In Community Education) from the Two Eagle River School on the Flathead Reservation in Montana.

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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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Too Far to Walk

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2018

Saving Mothers presents a series of photographs from a community in Northern Kenya where women suffer disproportionately from poor access to health services, discrimination, and at times, victimization by harmful traditions.

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Her Take: (Re)Thinking Masculinity

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2018

“Her Take: (Re)Thinking Masculinity” is a continuation of the conversation begun by the seven women photographers of VII when they first met nearly a year ago, as the agency voted in six new female members. The exhibition is a reflection of their commitment, with the agency’s support, to help forward inclusive conversations about gender, power, and representation.

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Hot Mamma

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2018

“Hot Mamma” aims to create an experience where women from different age groups and backgrounds can “feel themselves” while they are being photographed.

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love, loss, and longing

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2018

A large number of arrests have taken place in Egypt since the revolution of January 25, 2011, many of them unfounded. With many lovers left behind, inspiring stories of love, loss, and longing are being told by heartbroken women.

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Widowhood

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2017

In many regions of the world, widowhood marks a ‘social death’ for a woman, casting her and her children out to the margins of society.

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Abuelas: Portraits of The Invisible Grandmothers

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2017

This project focuses on undocumented Mexican immigrant women who came to New York decades ago in search of opportunity for their families. Overtime, they built their lives here and have become elders of their communities: the abuelas.

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Am I What You’re Looking For?

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2017

“Am I What You’re Looking For?” focuses on young women of color who are transitioning from the academic world into the corporate setting, capturing their struggles and uncertainties on how best to present themselves in the professional workspace.

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Body Talk

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2017

Six female photographers took to local bodies of water in Israel, Liberia, South Korea, Mexico, Russia and Iceland to discuss the nuances of body positivity and its cultural variations among women around the world.

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Extraordinary Women in West Africa

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2017

This exhibition and documentary traces the lives of five West African women, emphasizing the exceptional contribution of women to development.

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ReSisters: Behind the Scenes of The Women’s March

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2017

On January 21, 2017, The Women’s March on Washington became the biggest global movement in American history: 1.2 million people flooded the streets of Washington D.C. and more than 5 million people marched in over 300 sister marches in cities across the globe.

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Room

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2017

“Room” is a series of portraits, self-portraits and letters, exploring the passage from girlhood to womanhood.

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For My Girls

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2016

I empower women by portraying them with power, determination and focus. Many of my images feature women in confident poses, taken from a heroic angle. In For My Girls, I explore how 1990s female hip-hop artists inspired me to be proud of my African-American lineage, unapologetic for my liberated behavior and forceful in my approach to the culture at large.

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Pretty Girl Charged with Clever Swindle

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2016

These images capture a rich cross-section of the city’s population, depicting dress and social status in addition to possible criminal behavior. Focusing solely on women captured by police camera, this exhibit examines how these unique portraits offer a fascinating window into the lives of women in early 20th-century New York.

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Represent: 29 Women We Admire

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2016

A mash-up of genre from fashion to documentary, Represent brings together photographers who are exploring contemporary issues through intimate storytelling around the world, crafting new perspectives in fashion with mixed media, and challenging convention through vibrant portraiture and quirky concepts.

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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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National Geographic Presents: Living Goddesses

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2015

This photographic essay, created for National Geographic, is a rare look into the world of a living goddess.

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Too Young To Wed | Photographs by Stephanie Sinclair

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2015

Award-winning photographer Stephanie Sinclair first stumbled upon the issue of child marriage more than a decade ago while on assignment in Afghanistan, and she’s been committed to documenting it worldwide ever since.

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Diagram of the Heart

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2015

Rabi Tale is one of several dozen popular romance novelists living in the northern city of Kano, Nigeria’s second biggest city, and the city with the largest Muslim population in the country.

 

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The Wonder of Women

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 3
 archive : 2012

Curator Aloys Ginjaar will present a group show of 28 Dutch photographers that pays tribute to women titled “The Wonder of Woman.”

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Events and Sessions Tagged #Women

Oct 62021

The Vision Black Female Photojournalists Bring To Major News Coverage

Black female photographers bring a unique visual perspective to major news events. In this talk, Tara and Michael will take a close, fascinating and informative look at key images from 2020’s social justice protests.

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Sep 252021

Women On The Move

Eight women photographers from The Everyday Projects discuss their group project published in National Geographic about the impact of migration on women worldwide, touching on themes such as working in collaboration, photographing your own community, and uncovering the nuance of issues often stereotyped in the media.

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Sep 182021

Theatrical Monologue By AnJu Hyppolite And Haiti Cultural Exchange

AnJu, an award-winning actor, writer and educator who works at the intersection of theater arts, technology, and social equity, will read an original poem that speaks to each woman’s exploration of that identity, hers included, and the unearthing that occurred as the women delved into introspection and the interrogation of self.

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Oct 102020

Reflecting on Culture & Identity: Photography Talk with Deborah Anderson

Join award-winning photographer and film director, Deborah Anderson, as she brings to light the history and culture of the Lakota tribe with her latest body of work, “Women Of The White Buffalo”.

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Oct 22020

An Evening with The New York Times

New York Times photographers and editors will share highlights from their coverage of some of the year’s most visually compelling stories. Some of the photographers and editors who created Sources of Self-Regard: Self-Portraits From Black Photographers Reflecting on America will discuss their work.

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Sep 262020

The Gravity of Inclusive Storytelling with Cheriss May

Photographer and Educator Cheriss May shares her experiences, responsibility, and connection to telling the story of national reckoning on race and justice from the lens of a Black woman.

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Sep 262020

The Power of We

Join us as we highlight the work of We, Women artists, and the vital role the arts can play in social change movements by visualizing issues, attracting attention, connecting change makers, and bridging dialogues.

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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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Sep 192020

Diversity in Visual Storytelling

Explore the unique visual dialogues of our esteemed Leica Women Foto Project 2019 awardees, Debi Cornwall, Yana Paskova and Eva Woolridge, in a multi-dimensional conversation covering topics from gender parity in visual storytelling to the value of a personal project.

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Sep 212019

Wisdom Anthologies: The Human Connection | Talk with Anne Marie Vivienne

Re-connect with the human experience in an aging feminine perspective of elderhood with Wisdom Anthologies.

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Sep 132019

This is 18: This Is What Girlhood Looks Like

Meet the women behind #ThisIs18, a New York Times photography project exploring girlhood around the world.

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Apr 272019

MFON Presents: Altar: Prayer, Ritual, Offerings

A panel discussion moderated by MFON co-founders Laylah Amatullah Barryan and Adama Delphine Fawundu will feature contributing photographers sharing perspectives on photography and spirituality.

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Apr 272019

#Thisis18

Join us for a discussion of #ThisIs18 an exhibition featuring photographs of girls aged 18 around the world.

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Sep 222018

Women Photograph Workshop @ Photoville

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Sep 152018

ALTAR: Prayer, Ritual, Offerings

A panel discussion moderated by MFON co-founders, Laylah Amatullah Barrayn and Adama Delphine Fawundu, will feature contributing photographers sharing perspectives on photography and spirituality.

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Sep 232017

Women Photograph + ONA Workshop

This inaugural one-day workshop for female and non-binary photographers by the new Women Photograph initiative will involve skills-building talks on a wide array of issues ranging from the importance of registering your copyright to hands-on technical demonstrations on lighting. Experts will also be on hand for one-on-one sessions on book editing, grant proposal writing, portfolio reviews, and more.

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Sep 172017

A Conversation on Widowhood

In many regions of the world widowhood marks a “social death” for a woman – casting her and her children out to the margins of society. Photojournalist Amy Toensing and National Geographic’s Deputy Director of Photography, Whitney Johnson, discuss the project, A Life After Loss, that looks at the status of widows In Uganda, Bosnia, and India.

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Sep 152017

Women at the Forefront: A Push for An Even Playing Field

The photo industry has been dominated by men for years, but never before have women’s voices been stronger. In this panel, we’ll be joined by creatives who are pushing to help female photographers share their work and their stories.

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Jun 302012

FotoVisura’s Women in Photography

Adriana Teresa Letorney will showcase a selection of work by emerging women photographers from the FotoVisura community.

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