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Brooklyn Bridge Park – Empire Fulton Ferry Lawn

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1 Water Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201

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Archive Exhibitions Shown At This Location

Nature Nurtures

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Empire Fulton Ferry Lawn
 archive : 2022

Presented by Visual Thinking Collective and Photoville

Nature Nurtures features the work of 12 photographers who have documented how nature inspires and sustains them, brings solace to others, and is a powerful antidote to the stresses of contemporary life.

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Ayiti: Beyond Darkness

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Empire Fulton Ferry Lawn
 archive : 2022

Presented by Haiti Cultural Exchange 

Featuring the talent of cutting-edge Haitian photographers across the island, this exhibition invites foreigners to experience internal conversations about Haitian culture and community.

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Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Ambassadors: Stories From Around The World Featuring Michael Aboya & Monaris

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Empire Fulton Ferry Lawn
 archive : 2021

Explore stunning and compelling visual stories of love, resilience, joy, and humanity as told by our Lightroom Ambassadors.

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Ten Years Of War Through The Eyes Of 16 Syrian Photographers

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Empire Fulton Ferry Lawn
 archive : 2021

The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) coordinates the global emergency response to save lives and protect people in humanitarian crises.

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The Atlantic’s Inheritance: A Project About American History, Black Life, And The Resilience Of Memory

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Empire Fulton Ferry Lawn
 archive : 2021

The Atlantic’s Inheritance is an ongoing reporting project that endeavors to fill the blank pages of Black history: to piece together, through reporting and data, the crucial events and conversations that have been intentionally left out of America’s story.

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Diaspora On The Frontlines

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Empire Fulton Ferry Lawn
 archive : 2021

I am sharing the stories of Filipino nurses—a diaspora immensely affected by losses during the COVID-19 pandemic. It is my hope to share the lives behind the statistics and inform others on the colonial history that brought us here to America.

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The Four Elements

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Empire Fulton Ferry Lawn
 archive : 2021

The Four Elements from the Visual Thinking Collective showcases four bodies of work—the elements visually interpreted by: Nadia Aly (Water), selected by Lauren Steel; Oded Balilty (Earth), selected by Sarah Leen; realities:united (Air), selected by Shannon Simon; and Marcus Yam (Fire), selected by Elizabeth Krist.

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Essential, But No Guarantees

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Empire Fulton Ferry Lawn
 archive : 2021

The service industry jobs that keep New York City’s heart ticking took a huge hit during the pandemic, leaving many people struggling. Meet some of those workers.

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The Last Chapter Of War In Afghanistan

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Empire Fulton Ferry Lawn
 archive : 2021

America may be ending the 20-year “endless war,” but the way it is leaving Afghanistan will certainly mean the start of another phase of fighting in this war-torn country.

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The Last Dagestanese Tightrope Walkers

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Empire Fulton Ferry Lawn
 archive : 2021
In the far reaches of Russia—from the high peaks of the Caucasus Mountain, to the Caspian sea shore—elders are passing down their high-wire skills in order to preserve a century-old decaying tightrope walking tradition.
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FRIENDS, ART FOR HUMANITY: Reflections From Filipino American Frontline Healthcare Workers

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Empire Fulton Ferry Lawn
 archive : 2021

Filipino healthcare workers are reflecting on the impactful moments of the last year, sharing their stories of pain, courage and resilience as frontline workers in New York City.

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In A Sense

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Empire Fulton Ferry Lawn
 archive : 2021

In A Sense features the work of current MFA photography students from Parsons School of Design in New York City. It highlights various ways of seeing, representing, and creating within the medium of photography.

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Through A Circular Lens

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Empire Fulton Ferry Lawn
 archive : 2021
From Los Angeles to New York City, this exhibition (shot on used photo kits) explores the connection between people and the world we live in—how the “take-make-waste” linear economy impacts that connection, and how nature can inspire us to shift towards circularity.
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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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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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BLACKNESS IS

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Empire Fulton Ferry Lawn
 archive : 2020

BLACKNESS IS seeks to highlight and challenge nuanced ideas of Black identity through the presentation of questions blended with landscape scenes of a desert, an environment known to be oppressive towards human life.

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The Museum of the Old Colony

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Empire Fulton Ferry Lawn
 archive : 2020

The Museum of the Old Colony is a conceptual art installation that examines the fraught relationship between the U.S., and its modern-day colony Puerto Rico, through the use of appropriated historical imagery and objects.

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Climate Archive

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Empire Fulton Ferry Lawn
 archive : 2020

Climate Archive by Suzette Bousema explores ancient ice cores from Antarctica and Greenland, as a visual representation and future prediction of climate change.

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Then & Now

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Empire Fulton Ferry Lawn
 archive : 2020

Thirteen photographers from around the world re-photograph a scene from their archive, juxtaposing images from the past with the tumultuous year of 2020. They explore the visual imprint left on us by COVID-19, systemic racism, and social upheaval worldwide.

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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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Frontlines in Focus

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Empire Fulton Ferry Lawn
 archive : 2020

From Bangladeshi garment factories to Portland’s Black Lives Matter protests, from Algeria’s streets to Hong Kong’s universities, Frontlines in Focus highlights the uprisings shaking our world this year, and the independent image makers whose roles are especially vital, during this time of collective isolation.

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Where Do We Go From Here?

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Empire Fulton Ferry Lawn
 archive : 2020

When it is the photojournalist’s job to document the world’s news events? What happens when a new, deadly disease spreads across the world and threatens nearly everyone and everything—including the photographer? Chris Hondros Fund posed these two questions to three photojournalists: In 2020, what did you see, and where do we go from here?

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Journalists under fire: US Press Freedom Edition

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Empire Fulton Ferry Lawn
 archive : 2020

Never before have journalists been more vilified as enemies of the people, or their work so readily dismissed and brushed away as fake news.

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Liam’s World

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Empire Fulton Ferry Lawn
 archive : 2020

A photographer began photographing her brother to better understand him as a person on the autism spectrum. The project blossomed into a collaboration when he started to narrate his own story.

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New York University Tisch School of the Arts Department of Photography & Imaging Class of 2020

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Empire Fulton Ferry Lawn
 archive : 2020

Selected works by the 23 graduating seniors from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts Photography & Imaging BFA class of 2020, addressing issues of climate change, identity, cultural heritage, borders, adoption, alienation, visuality, labor, and more.

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People of the Ferry 2020. Connection at a Time of Social Distancing

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Empire Fulton Ferry Lawn
 archive : 2020

Portraits of people and scenes of social distancing on the NYC Ferry during the summer.

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Places of Inspiration

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Empire Fulton Ferry Lawn
 archive : 2020

Places of Inspiration highlights photographic work created by four photographers, in places and spaces that are meaningful to the them in their creative and personal lives, which can often be one and the same.

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Surrounds

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Empire Fulton Ferry Lawn
 archive : 2020

A showcase of recent work from the students of the Department of Photography/Advertising at Film-Television and Communication College of Shanghai Normal University.

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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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Donning and Doffing

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Empire Fulton Ferry Lawn
 archive : 2020

Since the start of the pandemic, health workers have been operating in difficult and grueling conditions, as they continue saving lives on the frontline. At the hospital where I work, staff must balance caring for patients with a limited supply of personal protective equipment, while keeping track of changing protocols, and working conditions.

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Archive Sessions and Events At This Location

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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Sep 182021

Adobe Meet The Artist: Monaris

Explore Monaris’s Collecting Hands project and join her on a fun and educational photo walk.

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Sep 172017

Scene Stealers: A Street Photography Workshop

Back by popular demand, award-winning photojournalist Spencer Platt will guide students through the art and practice of street photography in this hands-on workshop.

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Sep 162017

ESPN Presents: Vivid

We explore the lives, trials and triumphs of some of the world’s greatest athletes, from the cover of our magazine to our digital platforms.

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