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Exhibitions Tagged #Youth

For autistic youths entering adulthood, a new world of challenges awaits

Washington Street and Prospect Street
 on show

Presented by National Geographic

Finding work, love, and independence can be especially difficult for those on the spectrum.

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The Creative Ambassadors Project

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Fulton Ferry Landing
 archive : 2022

Presented by Sharon Miller for Honeydark Studios and Photoville

The Creative Ambassadors Project is an impactful photo series showcasing underserved New York City youth in powerful editorial-style portraits based on their creative career aspirations.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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#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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Kaleidoscope

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2019

Recent works by Parsons Masters of Fine Arts in Photography students.

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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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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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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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#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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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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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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Collection of Animated Short films by CalArts Character Animation Students

Annenberg Space for Photography
 archive : Photoville LA

CalArts presents a collection of individually-made animated short films made by Character Animation Students.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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

Jun 102022

Youth Field Trip – Session 3

Photoville Festival Education Field Trips are Back!

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Jun 82022

Youth Field Trip – Session 1

Photoville Festival Education Field Trips are Back!

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Jun 82022

Youth Field Trip – Session 2

Photoville Festival Education Field Trips are Back!

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Oct 212021

Fall 2021: Photoville Youth Day

Produced and Hosted by Photoville Education

Proudly supported in partnership by PhotoWings

and the NYC Mayor’s Office of Media & Entertainment

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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

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 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

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 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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