Photoville

Photoville

Photoville

Photoville is a New York-based non-profit organization that works to promote a wider understanding and increased access to the art of photography and visual storytelling by producing a free annual festival, amplifying impactful narratives, and connecting artists to a wide global audience by activating accessible public spaces via large scale exhibitions.

Proudly devoted to cultivating strategic partnerships and creative collaborations with community spirit, UPI approaches its mission of cultivating a wide, diverse audience for powerful photographic narratives by working closely with visual artists, city agencies, nonprofit organizations and educators worldwide to create new exhibition and public art opportunities that showcase thought-provoking, challenging, and exceptional photography. For more information about Photoville visit, www.photoville.com

Current Events Supported by Photoville

Jun 42022

Educator Happy Hour

The Photoville Educator Happy Hour is an informal way to meet our new Public Engagement Manager, Koren Martin, and also connect with other educators and art practitioners in the Photoville Education network at Brooklyn Bridge Park for the Opening Day Community Celebration at Photoville 2022! The first drink is on us!

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Jun 42022

DJ LiKWUiD

Cap off our community celebration with a set from the one and only DJ LiKWUiD!

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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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Jun 102022

Youth Field Trip – Session 3

Photoville Festival Education Field Trips are Back!

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Jun 42022

Haiti Cultural Exchange presents Mizik Ayiti! featuring Beethova Obas

In partnership with Photoville, Haiti Cultural Exchange presents Mizik Ayiti! featuring renowned Haitian artist Beethova Obas.

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Jun 152022

Photoville Safety Clinics

The Photoville Freelance Safety Clinics are an opportunity for freelance photojournalists and documentary photographers to receive free, expert, one-on-one advice on safety and security topics.

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Jun 232022

CRAFTING YOUR CAREER: “Getting What You Want & Are Worth: Freelancer Negotiations”

Hear from the photographers engaged in disseminating industry guidance and insights about what to say and not say as you navigate your photography business.

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Jun 222022

CRAFTING YOUR CAREER: “Build Your Own Collective”

Whether you’re just starting out, or you’re a seasoned professional, every photographer needs a community.

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Jun 212022

CRAFTING YOUR CAREER: “Destigmatizing Side Hustles”

It’s the big open secret of the photography community: everyone does side work. Come and hear how different rockstar photographers subsidize and develop their careers with work that’s not just editorial photography.

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Jun 42022

Behind the Shutter

Behind the Shutter is a live visual storytelling event that gives Black Shutter Productions’ guests an opportunity to talk about their work and their process of making images.

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Jun 142022

Community Heroes Toolkit Launch

Come learn about the Community Heroes toolkit! This new and free resource helps artists, groups and public spaces to organize a local public art project in their community.

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Jun 42022

Photoville Founders’ Curated Tour

Put on your walking shoes and your mask, and join the Photoville team on a curated tour of the Photoville Festival!

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Current Exhibitions Supported by Photoville

The Brooklyn Connection

Lefferts House, Prospect Park

Presented by Photoville, Prospect Park Alliance and NYC Parks

Sponsored by MPB

All formulated by their connection to Brooklyn, each artist’s work is a beautiful well-mixed mosaic.

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A Women Photograph Grantee Retrospective

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 1

Presented by Women Photograph and Photoville

A retrospective of the work of 19 Women Photograph grantees from our first five years of supporting photographers in the continuation of their long-term projects.

 

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Senior Saviors

Grand Street Settlement Best

Presented by The Lower Eastside Girls Club and Photoville, in partnership with PhotoWings

Recipient of the 2022 Photoville & PhotoWings Educator Exhibition Grant

Senior Saviors showcases portraits that celebrate the spirit and legacy of our elders who are giving back to the Lower East Side community.

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Project 562: Changing The Way We See Native America

Times Square

Presented by Photoville and Time Square Arts, with additional support from the Phillip and Edith Leonian Foundation

Created by Matika Wilbur, Project 562 is a multi-year national photography project dedicated to photographing over 562 federally-recognized tribes in what is currently called the United States, resulting in an unprecedented repository of imagery and oral histories which accurately portrays contemporary Native Americans.

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KANITLOW

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 1

Presented by Indigenous Photograph, Photoville, and Leica Camera

There is a word in Zapotec used to name someone or something disappearing — when a close friend is not close anymore, when someone stops visiting as often as they do, when things transform and change, or when someone is going blind. This word, kanitlow, means “faces are getting lost,” or “disappearing.”

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