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Jun 102022
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Photoville Education Field Trips: Alice Proujansky

Featuring photographer Alice Proujansky discussing his exhibition Hard Times are Fighting Times

Speakers: Alice Proujansky

Location: Brooklyn Bridge Park – New Dock Street

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Presented by:

  • PhotoWings
  • NYC Media & Entertainment

Education talks at Photoville Festival 2022 were made possible in partnership with PhotoWings and the NYC Mayor’s Office of Media & Entertainment

Featuring photographer Alice Proujansky discussing his exhibition Hard Times are Fighting Times

Our 2022 Photoville Education Day included field trips to our festival stomping grounds in Brooklyn Bridge Park, engaging conversations with professional artists, and a series of lively youth artist panel talks known as the Youth Artist Exchange, all tailored to middle and high school students.

Education talks at Photoville Festival 2022 were made possible in partnership with PhotoWings and the NYC Mayor’s Office of Media & Entertainment

Speaker Bios

  • Alice Proujansky

    Alice Proujansky

    Alice Proujansky is a documentary photographer and writer covering family labor: birth, work, motherhood, and identity.

    She is now working on a Hard Times are Fighting Times photo book, photo essays about culturally-responsive birth work, and photography and visual literacy workshops.

    Proujansky has taught photography since 2002 and was the lead curriculum writer for On Sight, Aperture’s photography and visual literacy curriculum. Her first book, Go Photo! An Activity Book for Kids was published by Aperture.

    Proujansky grew up in Greenfield, MA. She graduated from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts Department of Photography and Imaging and lives in Brooklyn with her family.

Organizations

  • PhotoWings

    PhotoWings

    We’re honored to continue our partnership with Photoville for our 6th consecutive year, and to celebrate Photoville’s 11th edition!  Each year Photoville provides so many rich, unique, and diverse experiences in and around photography–PhotoWings is thrilled to help enrich this community as Education Partners.

    Our mission is to highlight and help facilitate the power of photography to influence the world. We help photography to be better understood, created, utilized, seen, and saved. We are dedicated to utilizing the power of photography to further deep thinking, communication, and action.

    The PhotoWings Outreach Program and our extensive media archive have myriad educational applications and possibilities, including projects from partners that cross disciplines, generations, and cultures. We also create toolkits/curricula for replication, adaptation and/or inspiration.

    PhotoWings has partnered to document the Photoville Talks for the past five years, to expand the ways the global community can be a part of these important dialogues. Explore the collection of Photoville Talks today!

    http://photowings.org/

     

  • NYC Media & Entertainment

    NYC Media & Entertainment

    The Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment’s mission is to support and strengthen New York City’s creative economy and make it accessible to all. In 2019, the creative industries accounted for more than 500,000 local jobs and have an economic impact of $150 billion annually. MOME comprises five divisions: the Film Office, which coordinates on location production throughout the five boroughs; NYC Media, the city’s official broadcast network and production group; the Office of Nightlife, which supports the city’s nighttime economy; the Press Credentials Office, which issues press cards; and Programs and Initiatives to advance industry and workforce development across NYC’s creative sectors.

This website was made possible thanks to the generous support and partnership of Photowings