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Exhibitions Tagged #Youth Stories

ICP at THE POINT: Our Stories, Our Light

Baretto Point Park
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ICP at THE POINT: Our Stories, Our Light is an exhibition of photographs by students from the International Center of Photography’s partnership with THE POINT CDC, which celebrates local voices honoring the people, places, and things that keep us uplifted in our everyday lives.

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L’Dor Vador

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
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L’dor Vador (‘From Generation to Generation’) is a project which captures the coming-of-age experience of Jewish youth through the quintessentially Jewish-American ritual of sleep-away camp.

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

Santa Maria School
 archive : 2022

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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Un Verano en Queens / A Summer in Queens

Travers Park
 archive : 2022

Presented by Back to the Lab and Photoville, in partnership with PhotoWings

Recipient of the 2022 Photoville & PhotoWings Educator Exhibition Grant

During the summer of 2021, teenage students from the Jackson Heights and Elmhurst areas participated in a two-week intensive beginner photography workshop facilitated by Back to the Lab, a local photography organization.

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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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A New Beginning

Old Fulton Street and Prospect Street
 archive : 2021

A new beginning is part of the transmedia project Shadow Game by Eefje Blankevoort and Els van Driel, produced in close collaboration with journalist and translator Zuhoor al Qaisi.

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Teaching Creativity: Making Art In A Pandemic

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 3
 archive : 2021

Teachers at two New York City public high schools share work made by their students during the pandemic. Students turned their lenses inward and made work exploring domestic life—sharing their photography with family and friends during this challenging school year.

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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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Unsettled

Old Fulton Street and Prospect Street
 archive : 2021

UNSETTLED is a project on change. The project documents the effects of shifting environmental, ecological, political, and economical decisions on the environment and its society. Approached from the harbor expansion zone of Antwerp in Belgium, it portrays a topic of global relevance.

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An Incredible Freedom

East Side Community High School
 archive : 2021

Recipient of the 2020 Photoville & PhotoWings Educator Exhibition Grant.

This project began over Zoom in the fall of 2020 with students from the East Side Photo Program.

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Legacy

Old Fulton Street and Prospect Street
 archive : 2021

Lion’s Tooth Legacy Photo Project, uplifts the stories of seven immigrant and first generation youth photographers. Stories that reflect on the intersections of family, ancestors, joy, race, gender, faith and radical self-love as a way to deconstruct the legacy we choose to carry, heal and part ways from, but also build as future ancestors.

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Small Details

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 3
 archive : 2021

Created in community with students and teachers at Digital Arts and Cinema Technology High School, Small Details highlights acts of resistance and change through lens-based media. Each piece documents a “small detail” displaying moments and actions of change. Through exhibiting our complex world views, our hope is to uplift others to reflect on the many ways they can create change.

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Pandemic Class of 2020

Times Square
 archive : 2020

New York City’s Spring 2020 graduates, from pre-k to medical school, talk about having their traditional commencement ceremonies altered and their experiences in quarantine, at the height of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Cheering on the Border

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 2
 archive : 2020

Cheering on the Border is a story of the border not as a boundary, but as a region, and how life in that region is experienced by a specific group of high school cheerleaders.

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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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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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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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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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No Wahala, It’s All Good: A Spiritual Cypher within the Hip-Hop Diaspora

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2019

No Wahala, It’s All Good: A Spiritual Cypher within the Hip-Hop Diaspora is a representation of the cultural connection between Africa and its diaspora.

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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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Parallax

Annenberg Space for Photography
 archive : Photoville LA

Authority Collective presents queer artists of color who are re-visioning the lexicon that imagines the queer form: framing it as beautiful, strong, complex and multi-faceted.

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Fourth Grade Project

Annenberg Space for Photography
 archive : Photoville LA

The mission of the Fourth Grade Project is to achieve greater empathy and understanding by documenting and sharing the hopes and fears of fourth graders around the world.

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Between

Annenberg Space for Photography
 archive : Photoville LA

Between represents work by Venice Arts advanced photography students who, for over a year have been working on intimate storytelling.

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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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Azraq Film School Presents “Through Our Eyes: The Personal Works of Syrian Youth in Azraq, Jordan”

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2018

More than 30 young filmmakers and storytelling enthusiasts created their own independent stories that documented their lives, experiences, and hopes during the largest refugee crisis and displacement since WWII.

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This Time We Are Young

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2018

This project follows three Ugandan teenagers as they navigate the challenges and joys of youth.

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Telling a story and selling an idea: Teaching Creativity

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2018

The students’ work exhibited here centers around telling a story (HSFI) and selling an idea (Art & Design). Students who were juniors and seniors during the 2017-2018 school year will be present to show their work and discuss their relationships with their teachers and fellow students.

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Focal Points: 2017 Catchlight Fellows

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2018

CatchLight’s inaugural “Focal Points” exhibition features work from the 2017 CatchLight fellows, Tomas Van Houtryve, Sarah Blesener, and Brian L. Frank who were each paired with a media partner — the Pulitzer Center for Crisis Reporting, The Center for Investigative Reporting, and the Marshall Project, respectively.

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One day, I will

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2018

Aged between 6-18 years old, the children and youths are photographed dressing up in the outfits of the adults they want to become. The photos highlight the vulnerability and also the great energy of today’s youth and how they can shape the future.

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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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The Portrait Project

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2016
This project is all about portraiture. Our Salt Teens present their portrait work in both still and video. In addition to our print gallery, we have collaborated with our sponsors, B&H Photo and B12 Studios to create an immersive VR experience with 360º video.
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Me and My Selfie

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2016

It’s fascinating to watch how people present themselves in the digital world of social media. I specifically find teenagers intriguing to observe.

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Performing Statistics

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2016

Performing Statistics connects incarcerated teens in Richmond, Virginia with artists, advocates, police departments, and many others to create public art and advocacy projects that help transform Virginia’s juvenile justice system.

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Enhancing Lives Through Photography

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2015

This exhibition features photography by JHP program participants from 18 community partnerships, JHP teaching photographers, and by JHP’s founder Josephine Herrick. Highlighted work is by youth in the Step Up program, at the McSilver Institute on Poverty Policy and Research at NYU.

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FEARLESS: Portraits of LGBT Student Athletes

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2015

For 13 years, American artist Jeff Sheng has been photographing lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) student athletes in the United States and Canada as part of a photo and exhibition series called FEARLESS.

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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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NYC Salt: Preserving art education through teen photography programming

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2015

Technology drives every aspect of the photo industry and in the hands of a young mind we find inspiring results. Digital photography becomes an empowering tool to a teenager. It allows them to have an artistic voice at an age they are learning to find themselves.

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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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Cadets

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2015

What do marching in formation, doing push-ups, shining uniform buttons, firing air rifles and addressing each other with “Sergeant” or “Captain” do for young people? Does it help them to cope with the challenges life throws at them, at home and in school?

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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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Blood Unquiet

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2015

I grew up in the small industrial town of Sillamäe in Soviet Estonia. I have very few pictures of my childhood, mostly staged, taken during the moments I don’t remember nor care about. So I created my own very personal version of childhood pictures with my kids, from bits and pieces I remember and find important.

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The Geography of Youth

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 5 Uplands
 archive : 2014

In the spring of 2013 we opened The Geography of Youth to online submissions. We invited people born between 1980 and 1995 to upload a self-portrait and answer the same twelve interview questions that we asked hundreds of Millennials around the world.

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Rebels

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 5 Uplands
 archive : 2013
Photography is the perfect medium by which to present that instant, that spark of fire, we call the Rebel. These images describe the essence of anyone who has refused to conform to society and retains their individualism, or goes against the tide artistically, socially or politically.
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Perspectives

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 5 Uplands
 archive : 2013

This summer, 38 young people from the Brooklyn neighborhoods of Brownsville and Red Hook were able to participate in PhotoVoice, a participatory photography program that teaches a documentary style of photography focused on issues related to their neighborhoods and self-exploration. The goals of this program are to empower participants, inform policy-makers, and raise awareness about issues facing these young people.

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Underage: work by young photographers

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 3
 archive : 2012

Feature Shoot presents “Underage: work by young photographers,” which highlights 5 young photographers who document the joys and travails of growing up; a time of first loves, experimentation, and the search for belonging.

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Becoming Visible

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 3
 archive : 2012

In “Becoming Visible,” Josh Lehrer has created a portrait series of homeless transgender teens using platinum and palladium printing techniques.

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Events and Sessions Tagged #Youth Stories

Jun 62023

Youth Artist Exchange: International Center of Photography Teen Academy Imagemakers

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Jun 102022

Youth Artist Exchange Panel: HerShot!

A Youth Artist Exchange panel featuring HerShot!

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Oct 162021

Youth Artist Exchange: Looking Inward

Photoville Youth Artist Exchanges bring together youth photographers and professional photographers for engaging conversations. This exchange features artists whose work looks inward, creating intimate images that communicate personal identity and illustrate relationships to loved ones and to home.

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Oct 132021

Youth Artist Exchange: Looking At Our Ancestors

Photoville Youth Artist Exchanges bring together youth photographers and professional photographers for engaging conversations. This exchange features artists whose work reaches into their family, cultural and community roots to connect and redefine the past, present and future.

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Oct 92021

Youth Artist Exchange: Looking Outward

Photoville Youth Artist Exchanges bring together youth photographers and professional photographers for engaging conversations. This exchange features artists whose work looks outward to explore and investigate their surroundings, communities, and pressing social issues within them.

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Oct 62021

Teen Storytellers Impacting Change (Teen Panel)

ICP Community Programs: Teen Storytellers Impacting Change is a panel featuring current students and alumni in conversation on the roles that photography plays in fostering self-confidence, community building, and social change, especially now during these unprecedented times.

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Sep 192019

Reflex-tions: Through the Looking-Glass

Reflex-tions, from the mirror’s reflection. A youth exploration of the self through portraiture utilizing pinhole photography, mirrors, and creative writing.

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Sep 192019

Work and Family: Through the Lens

New York City students capture the interplay of work and family in their lives.

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Sep 192019

ICP Community Programs: Teen Storytellers Impacting Change

Current students and alumni from International Center of Photography’s Community Programs will share their images and writing, and reflect on the roles that photography plays in fostering self-confidence, community building, and social change.

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Sep 192019

Future Imagemakers Present

Young artists from NYU Tisch School of the Arts Future Imagemakers speak out about the power of photography and the issues that are important to them.

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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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May 22019

Between: Long-term Personal Projects

Panelists will present and discuss their projects, which range from: coming of age as an LGBTQ person, escaping domestic violence, and a young person growing up on the cusp of two cultures, Oaxacan and American.

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May 22019

Esta Soy Yo, Self-Exploration through Photography

Hear from teen photographers featured in the Esta Soy Yo exhibition at Photoville Los Angeles and join a conversation on understanding identity, learning photography, and affirming the importance of creative expression.

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May 22019

Get to Know Yourself and the World via Street Photography

Hear from our featured middle-school students who have learned the skills of Street Photography as a way to know their world, and the world around them, better.

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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 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 142018

The Power of Pink

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

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Sep 162017

ICP Community Programs: Teen Storytellers Impacting Change

ICP’s Community Partnerships and Teen Academy together serve over 900 young people throughout the city each year by developing their knowledge of photography, critical thinking, writing and public speaking. Current students and alumni from these programs will share their images and writing, and reflect on the roles that photography plays in fostering self-confidence, community building and social change.

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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 162017

The LGBT Center: Nothing About Us, Without Us

X-Posure student photographers present their first photo project, “The Essence of Here,” in which participants explore their diverse and intersecting identities as an act of self-representation and advocacy. Through the use of imagery and spoken word, they will delve into the poetic visual stories that speak on their experiences as LGBTQ+ youth. In the spirit of “nothing about us, without us,” youth will speak on the importance of having the agency to tell their own stories.

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Sep 162017

JustArts: Beyond the Simple Selfie

Students from the Red Hook Community Justice Center and the Brownsville Community Justice Center’s Summer Photography Program share what they’ve learned about controlling their own visual narratives and going beyond the simple selfie.

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Sep 162017

Future Imagemakers Speak Out

Students from the 2017 NYU Future Imagemakers workshop will discuss how they use photography to tell their stories and address social justice issues in a panel moderated by Lorie Novak, Professor of Photography & Imaging and Founder & Director of Future Imagemakers.

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