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Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 3

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Archive Exhibitions Shown At This Location

Messages To Those We’ve Lost: 9/11 Memorial Railings

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 3
 archive : 2021

Wooden railings from 9/11 commemoration events—covered in handwritten messages from victims’ family members—have been photographed and transcribed by the NYC Department of Records and Information Services to preserve the messages as a memorial to those we’ve lost.

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On Turning Ten: An i3 Family Album

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 3
 archive : 2021

For 10 years, the SVA Masters in Digital Photography i3 Lecture Series has strived to be an open and inclusive forum for our industry. This anniversary exhibition celebrates our community with selected works from past speakers, and explores themes of family, love, and interconnectedness.

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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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Stoop Stories: City Kids

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 3
 archive : 2021

Stoop Stories™ is a documentary storytelling platform designed to connect, support, and celebrate our New York City neighbors— especially those hardest hit by the pandemic and systemic inequities.

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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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Congo In Conversation

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 3
 archive : 2021

Congo in Conversation is an innovative collaborative chronicle, presented by the Carmignac Photojournalism Award and Finbarr O’Reilly. It addresses the human, social, and ecological challenges that the Democratic Republic of Congo faces today.

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dándoles sus flores (giving them their flowers)

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 3
 archive : 2021

giving them their flowers is a multimodal youth-led storytelling exhibit honoring matriarchs of color through collaged photographs and oral histories.

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Dialogue With Plants

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 3
 archive : 2021

Dialogue with Plants documents the Shipibo-Konibo Indigenous people’s use of traditional plant-based medicine, while revealing the threats to the knowledge and use of the diverse flora as elders and Indigenous leaders face the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The People That Are Within These Frames: A Community Offers Self-Portraits

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 3
 archive : 2021

The Bronx Documentary Center’s both senior and junior photo leagues were asked by the New York Times to make self-portraits; how they defined self-portrait was up to them. Their resulting images are an insight into who they are and what they’ve reflected on at home during the time of COVID-19.

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These Years

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 3
 archive : 2021
An exhibition of works by SVACE’s transcultural and transgenerational community that address the global events of the last five years, in celebration of the fifth anniversary of our annual Art & Activism events series.
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In Our Eyes

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 3
 archive : 2021

In Our Eyes highlights photography from New York City public middle school students who see the light in themselves and the world around them.

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Duggal Presents its Annual Photo Contest: Capture The Moment

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 3
 archive : 2020

Duggal Visual Solutions has been at the forefront of innovation in visual communication and multimedia solutions for more than half a century, partnering with clientele from the independent photographer to the world’s most recognized museums and galleries. Our annual Capture the Moment Photo Contest is held in honor of our late visionary founder, Baldev Duggal.

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Underwater Wildlife New York

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 3
 archive : 2020

An underwater photo journey of the amazing marine wildlife at home in the waters of New York.

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Winners of 2020 ZEKE Award for Documentary Photography

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 3
 archive : 2020

Last Wildest Places by Jason Houston, focuses on deforestation in the Purús-Manu region in southeastern Peru. Cousins by Kristen Emack, is a poetic look at the photographer’s daughter and her three cousins, and their intimate involvement in each other’s lives.

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Your Shot. Your Story.

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 3
 archive : 2020

Explore before and after photo transformations to see how easy it is to edit your own photographs with Adobe Photoshop Lightroom.

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Seeds of Resistance

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 3
 archive : 2020

Portraits of traditional peoples of the Amazon, and their sacred territories.

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Tent Life: Haiti

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 3
 archive : 2012

In “Tent Life: Haiti,” the Open Society Foundations will present American photographer Wyatt Gallery, who spent a year documenting the tragic living conditions in Haiti following the 2010 earthquake.

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Magnum Foundation Presents Bruce Gilden & Sim Chi Yin

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 3
 archive : 2012

The Magnum Foundation will present Magnum award-winner Bruce Gilden and his series “No Place Like Home: Foreclosures in America” as well as Beijing-based Sim Chi Yin, member of the VII Photo Agency Mentor Program, and her series “China’s Rat Tribe,” which peers into the lives of young migrant workers literally living underground in Beijing.

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Cruel & Unusual

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 3
 archive : 2012

Cruel and Unusual,” curated by Hester Keijser and Pete Brook, and presented by Noorderlicht, takes a gripping look behind prison walls through the work of eleven photographers, including Amy Elkins, Brenda Ann Kenneally, Deborah Luster, and Lizzie Sadin.

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Raskols: The Gangs of Papua New Guinea

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 archive : 2012

In “Raskols: The Gangs of Papua New Guinea,” Australian photographer Stephen Dupont presents a series of portraits that explores the world of cults, custom and tribal culture in Papua New Guinea.

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Routine Crusher

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 3
 archive : 2012

Winner of the 2012 Pulse Prize, Estonian photographer Sigrid Viir delights in creating new situations that surprise, amuse, and make us feel uncomfortable, all at the same time. In “Routine Crusher,” she plays around with everyday objects and understanding.

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A Decade of War

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 3
 archive : 2012

The New York Times will present a group exhibition that spans from the 9/11 disaster to the present, with emphasis on the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. It aims to show the scope of their toll, both at home and abroad.

The exhibition will include work by photographers Lynsey AddarioStephen CrowleyTyler HicksChang Lee, and Joao Silva among others.

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Work from the 2011 Tierney Fellows

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 3
 archive : 2012

Work from the 2011 Tierney Fellows” showcases a group of emerging photographers, all recent recipients of the 2011 Tierney Fellowship.

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Phoot Camp 2012

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 3
 archive : 2012

Phoot Camp 2012” is a group exhibition created during Phoot Camp, a creative retreat and photography workshop hosted by Laura Brunow Miner, founder of Pictory and former editor in chief of JPGMagazine.

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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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The Curator

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 3
 archive : 2012

Photo District News (PDN), the award-winning monthly magazine for the professional photographer, will present winners from “The Curator“, PDN’s annual platform for outstanding and undiscovered fine art.

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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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Let’s Face It

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 3
 archive : 2012

Highlights from the Fotofestival Naarden are showcased in “Let’s Face It.” The Fotofestival Naarden is a month-long event that helps to promote the work of contemporary Dutch photographers.

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Between Destinations

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 3
 archive : 2012

In “Between Destinations,” presented by United Photo Industries, American photographer Candace Gaudiani has created a series of images taken through and framed by train windows across the United States.

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Worshippers

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 3
 archive : 2012

High Noon Culture & Art Corp presents “_Worshippers_” from Chinese artist Li Hao. The work explores the lives of worshippers of Jokhang Temple, a Tibetan Buddhist temple in Lhasa.

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Random Interference

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 archive : 2012

In “Random Interference,” presented by United Photo Industries, Lorie Novak explores the afterlife of images and the experience of looking at photographs as a disruptive encounter. The installation will include a time-based projection as well as approximately 5,000 front-page sections of The New York Times saved since March 1999 when NATO bombed Belgrade during the Kosovo war.

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The Wonder of Women

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 3
 archive : 2012

Curator Aloys Ginjaar will present a group show of 28 Dutch photographers that pays tribute to women titled “The Wonder of Woman.”

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Geometria

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 3
 archive : 2012

La Fototeca will present “Geometria,” an exhibition of eight emerging photographers from Guatemala.

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Charterparty

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 3
 archive : 2012

Work from current MFA Photography students at Parsons The New School of Design will be featured in the exhibition “Charterparty: Works by 1st and 2nd year MFA Photography students from Parsons The New School for Design“.

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Documenting Maine

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 3
 archive : 2012

Documenting Maine” showcases the work by students of the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies and introduces the viewer to the unique landscape of Maine.

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Blinded By the Light

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 3
 archive : 2012

Rock Paper Photo will present “Blinded By the Light,” a group show of new and iconic music photography. The exhibition features the work of 25 photographers and spans the 1960s to the present.

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East River Ferry Images

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 3
 archive : 2012

The East River Ferry is presenting a community-sourced exhibition of photos taken from East River Ferry vessels or of East River ferry vessels.

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2084

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 3
 archive : 2012

The School of Visual Arts (SVA) will present “2084“, an independent curatorial initiative by Assembly Projects, focusing on photography and multimedia.

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NYC Lomowall

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 3
 archive : 2012

Based in Vienna, the experimental photography collective Lomography will present a collection of analog photos either inspired by or taken in New York City.

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Photo Stand-ins

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 3
 archive : 2012

Dumbo Arts Center will present an outdoor interactive project based on tourist photo stand-ups. Invited artists will create their own non-traditional versions, in the shape of crystalline forms, mutants, a statue of the Greek sculpture Winged Victory, and more.

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Dying Breed: Photos of Bedford Stuyvesant

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 3
 archive : 2012

Brooklyn-based photographer Russell Frederick will present work from “Dying Breed: Photos of Bedford Stuyvesant ” documenting a culturally diverse community at risk. The work raises important questions on the evolution and potential breakdown of traditional neighborhoods.

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Andre Feliciano’s Greenhouse

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 3
 archive : 2012

Brazilian artist André Feliciano has been commissioned by United Photo Industries to create an interactive art installation featuring over 3,000 of his signature fabricated “camera flowers,” with cameras blooming out of 20 varieties of plants including tulips, lilies, sunflowers and myriads. These colorful sculptures will fill a custom built greenhouse.

A widely collected artist in his native Brazil, Feliciano’s installation will be the first public viewing of his work in America.

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Elliniko

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 3
 archive : 2012

Elliniko” is an ongoing project by Greek photographer Alexandros Lambrovassilis, documenting the declining state of the former international airport of Athens. A once powerful symbol of an era that marked Greece’s transition to modernity the airport’s infrastructure was effectively abandoned in 2001, despite its underlying real estate value.

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THE FENCE at Photoville

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 3
 archive : 2012

In celebration of the launch of PHOTOVILLE, United Photo Industries joined forces with Photo District News and Brooklyn Bridge Park to curate and produce THE FENCE, a summer-long outdoor photo exhibition that attracted an audience of more than one million visitors!

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Archive Sessions and Events At This Location

Sep 292012

Photographs Not Taken

A fascinating discussion of photographers’ essays about failed attempts to make a picture.

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Sep 292012

Workshop: Editing Your Portfolio

A seminar filled with tips on how to build a strong, cohesive body of work, followed by a group critique. Participants are encouraged to bring a work-in-progress portfolio, some prints, their CV and artist statement.

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Jul 12012

Workshop: La Sardina Skylines

Say hello to the 35mm sardine can camera, La Sardina! With a wide-angle lens, multiple exposure capabilities and rewind dial, this skipper is just waiting to submerge you in the wild world of experimental analogue photography.

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Jul 12012

How to Make a Camera out of Anything

This workshop takes a quick look at the history, theory, and practice of pinhole photography and participants make their own camera. Presented by Liz Sales

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Jul 12012

Surface Tension

A curatorial discussion of recent exhibitions which present work by photographic artists which free the medium of its traditional documentary impulse, instead creating images which push our understanding of what a photograph could and should become via gestures of abstraction, deconstruction, and manipulation by the artists’ hand.

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Jul 12012

Photography as Activism

This presentation will include a brief history of activist photography, and then a panel of committed photographers will present current projects and discuss their role as advocacy journalists.

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Jul 12012

An Introduction to Impossible film and The Polaroid SX-70 Camera

Delve into the magical world of the iconic Polaroid SX-70 camera with the new Impossible Project film.

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Jul 12012

Janelle Lynch “Los Jardines de Mexico”

Lynch will discuss her recent work, including the work from her book “Los Jardines de Mexico.”

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Jul 12012

Copyright 2.0

Copyright 2.0 will review key provisions of the Copyright law that all photographers should know, and will challenge listeners to think about how the law and user’s behavior must be reformed to make the law more effective.

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Jul 12012

Workshop: Meet the Lovely Diana Mini

This little wonder is actually two cameras in one. In this workshop we explore all the tricks and techniques that the Diana Mini is capable of!

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Jul 12012

Tintype Photo Booth

If you are looking for a portrait photograph that captures the passion of your unique, individual personality, step into our portable tintype photo booth and experience the magic of this 19th century photographic process!

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Jun 302012

FotoVisura’s Women in Photography

Adriana Teresa Letorney will showcase a selection of work by emerging women photographers from the FotoVisura community.

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Jun 302012

Embracing the Impossible

This is the story of how a handful of passionate analog instant film enthusiasts saved the last remaining Polaroid plant and all the adversities they had to overcome.

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Jun 302012

Film Winding

Wind exotic 35mm cinematography film into re-usable still film canisters. Tools supplied are Bulk Loader, Dark-room Bag, Canister, and know-how. Presented by George Campbell

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Jun 302012

Community Collaborations

Community-based art is a hyphenated field in which artists collaborate with people whose lives directly inform the subject matter to express collective meaning, help participants find their voice, and build community.

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Jun 302012

Foot in the Door

Getting your “Foot in the Door,” is a seminar for emerging photographers and photo-based artists looking to prepare themselves for new opportunities, and take their marketing to the next level.

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Jun 302012

Artist Talk: Using Your Photography to Make A Difference

Wyatt Gallery talks about his show “Tent Life: Haiti” and discusses his experience with HealHaiti.org. Discover how you can use your style of photography to make a difference.

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Jun 302012

Beyond the Picture: The Art of Selling Music Photography

What does it take for music and entertainment photographers to successfully market and sell their work?

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Jun 302012

The Future of Photography

Are we over saturating our culture with imagery or is visual imagery simply the foremost way we communicate?

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Jun 302012

Running or Ruining Your Photography Business

Van Driel speaks about the mistakes of talented photographers who ruin their businesses, only because they neglect commercial ‘rules’.

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Jun 302012

An Introduction to Impossible Film and the Polaroid 600 Camera

This workshop is designed to explore the full potential and versatility of any Polaroid 600 series camera.

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Jun 302012

One Day Tintype Workshop

This will be an intensive one-day introduction to the tintype process that was the leading mode of photography in the 1850′s and 1860′s.

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Jun 292012

Nighttime Projection: Photos from the Fence

A presentation of juror highlights from The Fence, UPI’s summer-long outdoor photo exhibition exploring the multi-faceted theme of ‘community.’

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Jun 292012

Ed Kashi “Photojournalisms: Images and Journals from Ed Kashi’s New Book”

Kashi will discuss the evolution of this unique and personal project, shedding light on what it means to be balance the rigorous work of a traveling photojournalist while also raising a family.

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Jun 282012

The Art of Fashion Portraiture

Fashion is much more than glossy magazines and designer labels. Discover how to translate a portrait into an iconic fashion image.

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Jun 242012

Presentation: Show-and-Tell

Show-and-Tell is exactly what it sounds like: People can bring an object of personal significance and talk about it for up to three minutes.

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Jun 242012

Workshop: La Sardina Skylines

Say hello to the 35mm sardine can camera, La Sardina! With a wide-angle lens, multiple exposure capabilities and rewind dial, this skipper is just waiting to submerge you in the wild world of experimental analogue photography.

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Jun 242012

Talk: “Crash Course in Stock – A Stock Market Report from WIN-Initiative”

This talk will help you get to understand stock in today’s marketplace, explain the needs and expectations of clients, and provide insight to you, the image maker.

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Jun 242012

Human Rights Through Visual Story Telling

Matthieu Rytz will describe how photography should be used as a visual narrative to speak about human rights.

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Jun 242012

Walking Tour: Photographing DUMBO with a Leica Digital Rangefinder

Follow the path of Henri Cartier-Bresson, Robert Capa and Elliott Erwitt by experiencing the extension of art, craftsmanship and philosophy of the Leica brand. Today, Leica’s flagship M-System remains the preferred tool of photojournalists and documentary photographers worldwide.

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Jun 242012

Panel Discussion: The New Documentary

This panel discussion will explore where documentary photography is heading in the second decade of the 21st century.

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Jun 242012

Workshop: The Magic of Multiple Exposures

One of the best reasons to shoot with Lomography cameras is the ease of creating magical multiple exposures. Here, we’ll cover all the bases of double and multiple exposure photography, including tips, tricks, and techniques to get the best shots with a wide range of Lomography cameras.

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Jun 242012

The Decisive Moment: Leica Camera M-System

Leica Camera invites you to a seminar featuring the famed rangefinder M-System.

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Jun 242012

Workshop: Plastic Fantastic

From multi-lens marvels like the Actionsampler, Supersampler, Oktomat, and Pop 9, to the 170 degree-grabbing magic of the Fisheye and Fisheye2. In this workshop, we’ll discuss each of the plastic cameras while opening up a world of new shooting possibilities.

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Jun 242012

Workshop: Great Portraits in 15 Seconds – A Portrait of New York

Led by British photographer, David Graham {www.photograhams.com} who believes that anyone can take a great portrait quickly if you know how.

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Jun 242012

Workshop: Conveyor Arts’ Kiddy Zines [Suggested Age Group 6 – 12]

Zines are an exciting part of the photography scene right now. Teens can participate by making their very own zine. You are also welcome to bring your own images to use!

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Jun 242012

Tintype Photo Booth

If you are looking for a portrait photograph that captures the passion of your unique, individual personality, step into our portable tintype photo booth and experience the magic of this 19th century photographic process!

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Jun 232012

Storytelling @ MediaStorm

MediaStorm founder and executive producer Brian Storm will present on digital storytelling and the cinematic narrative. Storm will discuss how the digital age gives filmmakers, documentary photographers and photojournalists extraordinary and unprecedented new ways to tell stories.

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Jun 232012

Workshop: Lomographic Lightpainting

Light up Brooklyn with color-splashed, flash-popped, light-streaked Lomographic masterpieces. We’ll teach you ways to play with light and color you’ve never dreamed possible.

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Jun 232012

The Center for Alternative Photography/The Penumbra Foundation

Each artist will give a brief presentation and discussion of their work. This lecture will serve as an introduction to the history and initiatives of the Penumbra Foundation and the CAP.

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Jun 232012

Workshop: The Legacy of the LC-A

The ultimate meet and greet to the camera that started it all: The Lomo LC-A! Discover the LC-A’s history from its early days as the Russian everyman camera, to when it came to the spark that ignited the fire in the hearts of a million Lomographers around the world!

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Jun 232012

The State of the News Photo

Publisher of the award winning visual politics and photojournalism site, BagNewsNotes, Michael Shaw assess the current state of the news photo.

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Jun 232012

Cruel and Unusual: The Prisons, the Photography or Both?

Pete Brook talks about documentary, institutional, vernacular and legal photography and the political uses of images by media, activists and families.

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Jun 232012

Workshop: Gum Printing

Come hang out with Bushwick Community Darkroom and learn this simple and beautiful process.

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Jun 232012

Li Hao “Worshippers”

This work attempts to pry into the worshippers’ inner world and their ethos at the Jokhang Temple Square and the Eighth Gallery Street in Lhasa.

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Jun 232012

Workshop: Diana F+

Join us to learn the basics of the Diana F+ camera while getting some useful tips & tricks on how to get the best images. Afterwards, we’ll head down to the water for a walk in the summer sun. A long, romantic walk with the Diana! What more could you want from life? Don’t have a Diana? Don’t worry, we’ll have lender cameras available and a free roll of film!

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Jun 232012

Workshop: Introduction to Lomography

We’ll explain how the history and philosophy of Lomography. Afterwards, try out a Lomography camera for yourself as we take a photowalk around the park. Lender cameras and one free roll of of film included!

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Jun 232012

Workshop: Great Portraits in 15 Seconds – A Portrait of New York

Led by British photographer, David Graham {www.photograhams.com} who believes that anyone can take a great portrait quickly if you know how.

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Jun 232012

Workshop: Conveyor Arts’ Teen Zines [Suggested Age Group 13 – 19]

Zines are an exciting part of the photography scene right now. Teens can participate by making their very own zine. You are also welcome to bring your own images to use!

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Jun 222012

Crusade for Collecting

A talk about Crusade for Collecting, a mission to cultivate a new crop of art lovers, patrons and collectors.

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