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Photoville Education Field Trips: Jeffrey Henson Scales

Featuring photographer Jeffrey Henson Scales discussing his exhibition In A Time of Panthers: Early Photographs

Speakers: Jeffrey Henson Scales

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 Jeffrey Henson Scales discussing his exhibition In A Time of Panthers: Early Photographs

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

  • Jeffrey Henson Scales

    Jeffrey Henson Scales

    Jeffrey Henson Scales is a photographer, New York Times photo editor, and a New York University professor of photojournalism. He began making photographs at age 11, after his parents gave him 30 years’ worth of LIFE Magazine and a Leica camera. He has since spent more than five decades as a documentary and commercial photographer.

    His documentary photographs have been exhibited at museums throughout the United States, and have appeared in numerous photography magazines, books, and anthologies. His photographs are in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, the City Museum of New York, the George Eastman House, the Minneapolis Institute of Art, the Weisman Museum of Art, the Museum of Art at Newfields, and the Baltimore Museum of Art.

    Henson Scales is also an award-winning editor who curates The New York Times photography column, Exposures, and is co-editor of the annual Year in Pictures special section.

    His ongoing project is entitled The Archive Project, in which his archiving team is digitizing and cataloging over 50 years of his personal and professional photographs, including images from the upcoming book In A Time of Panthers: Early Photographs.

    Photo Credit: Chad Batka

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.

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