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 Exhibitions Supported by Photoville

A Matter of Time: Returning to Antarctica in the time of Covid

Winter Garden Gallery, Brookfield Place
 on show

Presented by Arts Brookfield, in partnership with Photoville

It was the longest night of the year here on the Weddell Sea. On the solstice, the sunset and sunrise happen side by side on the horizon — only two hours apart. The colors of the sunset merged into the colors of the sunrise. It felt surreal — the neon colors, the symmetry, and the pieces of ice — like a dream on a distant planet.

 

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A Time To Laugh, A Time To Dance

Manhattan West
 on show

Five artists, bursting with new life, vibrant energy, and hope undimmed. They are united in their playful mixing of mediums, their bold use of color, their call to believe that magic is still all around us.

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Alone Together (An exploration of companionship in solitude)

Old Fulton Street and Prospect Street
 on show

Presented by Photoville and NYC Parks

If we have ourselves as company, are we ever truly alone?

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Antique Pink

Old Fulton Street and Prospect Street
 on show

Presented by The Open Mind Foundation, Photoville and NYC Parks, with additional support from the Consulate General of the Netherlands in New York

Antique Pink is a tribute to LGBTQIA+ elderly. Thanks to the emancipation struggle of the generations before us, LGBTQIA+ people in the Netherlands are almost equal before the law. But that acquired freedom is fragile, and the progress made will not automatically endure.

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Down By The Water

Old Fulton Street and Prospect Street
 on show

Presented by The Ravestijn Gallery, Photoville and NYC Parks, with additional support from the Consulate General of the Netherlands in New York

The longer I do not travel, the more I turn to the place where I live. I see how my environment takes care of me — how the baker and the greengrocer bring groceries to my doorstep every Saturday morning — how all kinds of people call this their town, their neighborhood, their home.

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Everybody Skate

LES Coleman Skate Park
 on show

Presented by Photovillle

Everybody Skate is a documentary photo project highlighting women and non-traditional skateboarders in New York City. Brooklyn-based photographer Lanna Apisukh began the project in 2018 — sharing stories of courage, camaraderie, and athleticism through this portrait of a small but growing community.

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FRONT PORCH PROJECT

South Beach Promenade
 on show

Presented by The Alice Austen House with Photoville and NYC Parks

During the beginning of the pandemic, a photography project across the country was born called the Front Porch Project. In early April 2020, Christine Kenworthy launched her own Front Porch Project in Staten Island.

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PORTRAITS OF THE PANDEMIC

Domino Park, Williamsburg
 on show

Presented by The Photographers of I.S. 318 in Brooklyn, New York and Photoville, in partnership with PhotoWings

The pandemic has changed the way we live and interact, as well as the way we see people, places, and things.

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Project 562: Changing The Way We See Native America

Times Square
 on show

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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Reflections on Indigeneity in the Bronx

Van Cortland Park
 on show

Presented by The Bronx Women’s Photo Collective with Photoville and NYC Parks

The Bronx Women’s Photo Collective, a group of self-taught photographers, memorialize the story of their search for their Taíno roots through three original photography projects.

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Senior Saviors

Grand Street Settlement Best
 on show

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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Street Errands

1 MetroTech
 on show

Presented by Brookfield Properties, in partnership with Photoville

KangHee Kim’s work takes the viewer to another world with her series of collaged photographs entitled Street Errands.

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The Brooklyn Connection

Lefferts House, Prospect Park
 on show

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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Un Verano en Queens / A Summer in Queens

Travers Park
 on show

Presented by Back to the Lab and Photoville, in partnership with PhotoWings

Recipient of the 2022 Photoville & PhotoWings Educator Exhibition Grant

During the summer of 2021, teenage students from the Jackson Heights and Elmhurst areas participated in a two-week intensive beginner photography workshop facilitated by Back to the Lab, a local photography organization.

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What Is a Healthy Neighborhood? Youth Data Stories from the Bronx

Santa Maria School
 on show

Presented by The Eighth Grade Class of Santa Maria School (Class of 2022) and Photoville, in partnership with PhotoWings

Recipient of the 2022 Photoville & PhotoWings Educator Exhibition Grant

In this month-long project, eighth grade students created photo essays — combining art and data — to investigate the question: “What is a healthy place, and why should people care?”

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Whats it Like

South Beach Promenade
 on show

Presented by The Alice Austen House with Photoville and NYC Parks

The Alice Austen House presents Staten Island photographer Jahtiek Long’s photography, showcasing the places and experiences that may be at times overlooked, but deserving of representation and the opportunity to be a part of the narrative of Staten Island, New York.

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Archive Exhibitions Supported by Photoville

In A Time of Panthers: Early Photographs

Brooklyn Bridge Park – New Dock Street
 archive : 2022

Presented by Henson Scales Productions, Clair Oliver Gallery, SPQR Editions, and Photoville

These images serve as a time capsule of sorts — not only of my adolescence and political awakening, but also of the country whose ongoing struggle with racial inequality, police brutality, and resistance is as urgent and timely as ever.

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KANITLOW

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 1
 archive : 2022

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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The Rocketgirl Chronicles (Astoria)

Astoria Park
 archive : 2022

Presented by Photoville

The Rocketgirl Chronicles is an unintended photography project born during Melbourne’s sixth lockdown, documenting how one child’s imagination helped discover many small worlds around us, while the big world was shut down under the pandemic restrictions.

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Arder la casa, on political violence, family and exile

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 1
 archive : 2022

Presented by Photoville

Arder la casa explores the contingencies of political violence in Colombia through Beltran’s family history — marked by her father’s exile in 2015. Intertwining archives, photographs, and videos narrate political fights in a territory where Catholicism, santería, bullfighting, mafia culture and politics collide.

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Black Baby Jesus was born in February

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 1
 archive : 2022

Presented by Photoville

A visual story about why the Afro-Colombian community of Quinamayó celebrates Christmas in February, expressing resistance through culture since their ancestors were enslaved people.

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Mixed Identity: Hybrid Portraits

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 2
 archive : 2022

Presented by Riverdale Avenue Middle School and Photoville, in partnership with PhotoWings

Recipient of the 2022 Photoville & Photowings Educator Exhibition Grant

Expand students’ creativity.

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Dreams on Hold

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 1
 archive : 2022

Presented by Photoville

Dreams on Hold is a collaborative project with families and kids living in a makeshift migrant camp at the Mexico-U.S. border who are hoping to cross into the U.S.

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Everything in Between: A Spectrum of Emerging Visions

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2022

Presented by NYU Tisch Department of Photography and Imaging and Photoville, in partnership with PhotoWings

Recipient of the 2022 Photoville & PhotoWings Educator Exhibition Grant

Twelve high school photographers present unique perspectives and artistic approaches to stories about the environment, relationships, fashion, dreams, immigration, mental health, and more.

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Hard Times are Fighting Times

Brooklyn Bridge Park – New Dock Street
 archive : 2022

Presented by Photoville

This project describes the legacy of my parents’ participation in radical leftist groups which sought to overthrow imperialism and capitalism through organizing and revolution.

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Healer: Experience the Healing Power of Dogs

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Dock Street
 archive : 2022

Presented by Photoville

Dogs are the medicine we need right now.

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Identity At Play

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 2
 archive : 2022

Presented by Photoville

Identity At Play delves into the basketball culture in Indigenous communities in Oaxaca, Mexico.

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Made in Land: Spoken Memories

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2022

Presented by The 400 Years Project and Photoville

Indigenous artists Dakota Mace and Tahila Mintz engage alternative photographic processes and use soil, plants, water, and sun directly in the image-making process to tell stories about the past, present, and future of the land — stories that connect them to their ancestors, and to themselves.

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Puddles in my Head : (Our Emotions)

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2022

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

Puddles in my Head is about community, love, family, friends, pain, confusion, anger, joy, struggle, redemption, and how it all intertwines within the disabled community. It’s about our emotions.

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The Creative Ambassadors Project

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Fulton Ferry Landing
 archive : 2022

Presented by Sharon Miller for Honeydark Studios and Photoville

The Creative Ambassadors Project is an impactful photo series showcasing underserved New York City youth in powerful editorial-style portraits based on their creative career aspirations.

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The Everyday Projects 2021 Grant Winners & Finalists

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 1
 archive : 2022

Presented by The Everyday Projects and Photoville

A sampling of images from the 2021 winners and finalists of the inaugural Everyday Projects Grant, which focuses on early-career photographers working in their own communities.

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The Legacy of Korean “Comfort Women” and Their Continued Fight for Justice

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 2
 archive : 2022

Presented by Photoville

This work seeks to preserve the legacies and share the testimonies of Korean “comfort women,” a euphemism for women (mostly teenagers at the time) who were forced into sexual slavery by the Japanese Imperial Army during World War II.

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The Rocketgirl Chronicles (Brooklyn Bridge Park)

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Dock Street
 archive : 2022

Presented by Photoville

The Rocketgirl Chronicles is an unintended photography project born during Melbourne’s sixth lockdown, documenting how one child’s imagination helped discover many small worlds around us, while the big world was shut down under the pandemic restrictions.

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A Women Photograph Grantee Retrospective

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 1
 archive : 2022

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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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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Mystery Of The Disguised

Brooklyn Bridge Park – The Beach
 archive : 2021

Mystery Of the Disguised is a visual exploration of the construction of an imaginary with the oral story of a town in Veracruz called Coyolillo, an Afro-Mexican community in the south of Mexico—reframing their history to one of freedom.

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Unsettled

Old Fulton Street and Prospect Street
 archive : 2021

UNSETTLED is a project on change. The project documents the effects of shifting environmental, ecological, political, and economical decisions on the environment and its society. Approached from the harbor expansion zone of Antwerp in Belgium, it portrays a topic of global relevance.

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Rebel Vision

Brooklyn Bridge Park – New Dock Street
 archive : 2021
Rebel Vision centers the work of Black female and non-binary photojournalists to chart the liberatory possibilities of using the documentary camera as a tool for anti-racism.
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WEINDE

Old Fulton Street and Prospect Street
 archive : 2021

WEINDE is an iteration of Afro Diaries. It is a mixed-media collage series of photography reflective of African emancipation, flight, futuristic cities, travel, and spirituality.

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Bronx Life

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 2
 archive : 2021

Four decades of my Bronx life: street life from a native son who lived through the fires and came back to document it.

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Community Heroes: Bedford-Stuyvesant And Crown Heights

St. Andrews Playground
 archive : 2021

Community Heroes is a community organizing and public art project celebrating the everyday heroes of our neighborhoods.

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Community Heroes: Fort Greene

Fort Greene Park
 archive : 2021

Local artists, youth, and community members come together to celebrate those dedicated to strengthening and supporting Fort Greene, focusing on long-term historic residents. This is an ongoing annual collaboration with the Fort Greene Park Conservancy and Friends of Commodore Barry Park.

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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 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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Give Her, Her Flowers

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 3 Granite Terrace
 archive : 2021

Give Her, Her Flowers is a series of collages that revolve around honoring Black women—giving them their flowers while they’re still alive to enjoy them. Featured are advertisements of Black women from a Gold Medal Hair Products catalog (circa 1980s), paired with a variety of flowers from different advertisements.

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Goodbye Salad Days: Kevin Faces Adulthood

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Piers 1,2,3,5 & 6
 archive : 2021

Goodbye Salad Days: Kevin Faces Adulthood features handmade dioramas as the backdrop for hamster Kevin’s humorous attempts to navigate a quarter life crisis. Dealing with dating, a dead-end job, his first gray hairs, and a blooming existential crisis, Kevin is stuck between youth and whatever comes next.

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Prospect Park: My Oasis In Brooklyn

Lefferts House, Prospect Park
 archive : 2021

Across 41 years of photographing in Prospect Park, Jamel Shabazz has captured reunion picnics, musicians, races, dog walks, and so much more in the beloved park he calls his “Oasis in Brooklyn.”

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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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On My Block

Van Cortland Park
 archive : 2021

On My Block is a love letter to New York City from a native New Yorker. The project utilizes portraits and cityscapes to give the viewer a unique perspective of the city.

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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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Cheering on the Border

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 2
 archive : 2020

Cheering on the Border is a story of the border not as a boundary, but as a region, and how life in that region is experienced by a specific group of high school cheerleaders.

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Constructing Equality

Chelsea Park
 archive : 2020

The trailblazing women photographed for this project are bringing change to the construction industry of New York. They are building the future of the construction trades.

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Flex

Old Fulton Street and Prospect Street
 archive : 2020

Kennedi Carter (b. 1998) explores ideas of Blackness related to wealth, power, respect, and belonging in her new series of photographs. Carter dressed friends and acquaintances in historically-inspired costumes that represent wealth and power.

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We Are Present: Portraits from the Pandemic and the Uprising

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 2
 archive : 2020

We Are Present is an excerpt of portraits taken in New York and Minneapolis that documents the lived experiences of Black Americans during the double crisis of the pandemic, and the uprisings against injustice.

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Healing Justice Practitioners

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 2
 archive : 2020

Healing Justice Practitioners in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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We, Women

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 2
 archive : 2020

A preview of the traveling nationwide exhibit coming in 2021, We, Women presents the first cohort of women and non-binary artists examining critical issues across the U.S. through photo-based, community engagement projects that resist and interrogate social and political landscapes, while promoting empathy and unity.

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Here. Still.

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 3 Granite Terrace
 archive : 2020

A contemplative, inner journey of photographs, made from looking out of windows and seeking a sense of connection, longing for the warmth of humanity.

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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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Photoville’s Emerging Artists to Watch

Old Fulton Street and Prospect Street
 archive : 2020

Photoville’s Emerging Artists to Watch.

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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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BORN FREE – Mandela’s Generation of Hope

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2019

In 1994, twenty five years ago, Nelson Mandela became South Africa’s first black president and his nation was a free country. The children born around that time are now young adults: the born-free generation for whom racial segregation is a thing of the past. But how free are they now?

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TRANSFORMATION: Water as Art

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2019

In this exhibition, Roger Fishman shows the raw power and exquisite, abstract beauty of water, through aerial photos and video from Greenland and Iceland, with the goal of engaging the public in a discussion on how each of us can transform ourselves, and the world we live in, for the betterment of all.

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Looking Inside: Portraits of Women Serving Life Sentences

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2019

Looking Inside—Portraits of Women Serving Life Sentences, features twenty portraits of women convicted of homicide. Accompanying the photos are the subjects’ handwritten statements.

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You workin’

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2019

“You workin’” draws on personal and collective experience to question the current American administration and asks us to consider whether the world’s greatest superpower is failing.

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Memento

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2019

Memento is a diptych portrait series based on the #MeToo movement that Rachel Wisniewski has been working on since October 2017.

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Drive-Thru

Annenberg Space for Photography
 archive : Photoville LA

Lara Jo Regan’s large-scale environmental installation takes the viewer on an noirish spin, disrupting our perspective of minimum wage workers and the fast-food experience.

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EUSA

Annenberg Space for Photography
 archive : Photoville LA

EUSA is a series of photos of American themed places around Europe and European themed places in the U.S. and is a reaction to the homogenization of European and American cultures, a direct result of globalization.

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Forced Migration: There and Here

Annenberg Space for Photography
 archive : Photoville LA

Photo reportage and portraiture highlighting the common humanity among those fleeing violence south of California and environmental refugees arriving from the north.

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Glasshouse of New Americans

Annenberg Space for Photography
 archive : Photoville LA

A glasshouse of wet plate collodion portraits of New American immigrants illustrating that we are all immigrants and “those in glasshouses should not throw stones.”

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Kings & Queens in Their Castles

Annenberg Space for Photography
 archive : Photoville LA

Kings & Queens in Their Castles has been called one of the most ambitious photo series ever conducted of the LGBTQ experience in the USA.

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L.A. Gente (L.A. People)

Annenberg Space for Photography
 archive : Photoville LA

In Los Angeles, street vending food is at the center of political marginalization while also bridging lives together.

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Of Love and War

Annenberg Space for Photography
 archive : Photoville LA

Lynsey Addario’s Of Love and War is a photography book with stunning images she has made while reporting from crisis and war zones all across the world.

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OYAKO (Japanese parents & children)

Annenberg Space for Photography
 archive : Photoville LA

OYAKO, a series on Japanese parents and children, explores how culture changes and adapts as it moves from one generation to the next.

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#SETINTHESTREET

Annenberg Space for Photography
 archive : Photoville LA

An ongoing art project by Justin Bettman, #SetintheStreet consists of elaborate interior room sets created and built in public places.

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1992-2017-East Side Stories

Annenberg Space for Photography
 archive : Photoville LA

East Side Stories puts a human face to gang members in Los Angeles while in their homes and with their families.

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A Love Letter from the Pearl to the Game of Baseball

Annenberg Space for Photography
 archive : Photoville LA

The distinctly American sport of baseball was introduced to Uganda in the 1990’s by missionaries and it attracted large numbers of youngsters eager to pick up bats and balls.

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City Views: An Astronaut’s View

Annenberg Space for Photography
 archive : Photoville LA

Tim’s photography reflects our planet’s beauty from the unique perspective of space.

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Clubhouse Turn

Annenberg Space for Photography
 archive : Photoville LA

The series Clubhouse Turn (2013-2016) is the final documentation of the historic landmark of a quickly vanishing Los Angeles—Hollywood Park-and its community, before its demolition.

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Archive Sessions and Events Supported by Photoville

Jul 282022

The Brooklyn Connection artist talk

Join us for an exploration and discussion of work from the incredible photographers selected by curator Jamel Shabazz to be part of The Brooklyn Connection exhibition.

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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 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 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 102022

Youth Field Trip – Session 3

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 82022

Youth Field Trip – Session 1

Photoville Festival Education Field Trips are Back!

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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 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 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 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

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!

Meet at Pier 1 Info Booth.

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Oct 232021

Walking Tour Of Taxi: Journey Through My Windows 1977-1987, With Joseph Rodriguez

Grab your morning coffee and come join legendary photographer Joseph Rodriguez as he shares his memories and stories behind the images in his exhibition and book “Taxi: Journey Through My Windows 1977-1987,” a collection of snapshots that are on display along the fence of First Street Green Cultural Park on Houston Street.

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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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Oct 162021

Youth Artist Exchange: Looking Inward

Photoville Youth Artist Exchanges bring together youth photographers and professional photographers for engaging conversations. This exchange features artists whose work looks inward, creating intimate images that communicate personal identity and illustrate relationships to loved ones and to home.

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Oct 132021

Youth Artist Exchange: Looking At Our Ancestors

Photoville Youth Artist Exchanges bring together youth photographers and professional photographers for engaging conversations. This exchange features artists whose work reaches into their family, cultural and community roots to connect and redefine the past, present and future.

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Oct 92021

Youth Artist Exchange: Looking Outward

Photoville Youth Artist Exchanges bring together youth photographers and professional photographers for engaging conversations. This exchange features artists whose work looks outward to explore and investigate their surroundings, communities, and pressing social issues within them.

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Oct 72021

CRAFTING YOUR CAREER: The Journey Of The Editor

Learn how to write successful grants, proposals, and pitches and what it takes to become a photo editor.

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Sep 302021

CRAFTING YOUR CAREER: Pitching From the Photographers and Editors Perspectives

Want to learn how to become a successful photographer or editor? Join our workshops and learn all about Crafting Your Career.

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Sep 262021

Walking Curated Tour Of Prospect Park: My Oasis In Brooklyn

Across 41 years of photographing in Prospect Park, Jamel Shabazz has captured reunion picnics, musicians, races, dog walks, and so much more in the beloved park he calls his “Oasis in Brooklyn.”

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Sep 232021

CRAFTING YOUR CAREER: Grant Writing & Proposals For Photographers

Learn how to write successful grants, proposals, and pitches and about the in’s and out’s of being a photo editor.

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Sep 182021

10 Under 10

Photoville’s 10 Under 10 featuring presentations from The New York Times, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Abrons Arts Center, Magnum Foundation, Pulitzer Center, Indigenous Photo, United Nations Women, Joseph Rodriguez, The Darkroom Masters, and National Geographic featuring live music from Carnegie Hall’s Lullaby Project.

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Sep 182021

Fall 2021 Educator Lab: Peer Exchange In The Park

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

Photoville 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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Oct 22020

Back to Business: Pitching & Marketing

This session will focus on the art of pitching, website and portfolio editing, and marketing your work.

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Sep 252020

Back to Business: Pricing & Negotiations

This session will focus on pricing structures, how to read and interpret contracts, and best practices for business negotiations.

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Sep 182020

Back to Business: Workflow

This session will focus on legal business structures, taxes and accounting, and business insurance. The workshops are especially geared towards BIPOC photographers, and are open to photographers anywhere in the world.

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Sep 152019

Perspectives: A Conversation led by Jamel Shabazz

Acclaimed photographer Jamel Shabazz has curated an exhibition at Photoville this year, showcasing young photographers from diverse backgrounds who use documentary photography to address pressing social issues. He leads a conversation with them on this panel.

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Sep 152019

Conversations on Conflict Photography

There has never been a more important time for acknowledging and investigating the crucial role of conflict photography in shaping our understanding of international affairs and faraway crises.

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Sep 152019

Frame to Table: A Tabletop Styling and Photography Workshop

Learn how to finally get that Instagram-worthy shot of your dinner party table using products from West Elm!

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Sep 142019

School’s In Session: A Guided Tour of New Student Work at Photoville

Meet young artists and see new work from students enrolled in, or recently graduated from, photography schools and programs exhibiting at Photoville 2019!

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Sep 142019

Spanish Harlem

Joe Rodriguez and David Gonzalez will be discussing his groundbreaking National Geographic cover on Spanish Harlem in the 1980s, looking back on a vital New York City community that is undergoing increasing gentrification.

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Sep 142019

Game Changers: A Sports Photography Workshop

Spend time on the basketball courts and soccer fields improving your action shots with hands-on techniques used by top sports photographers!

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May 52019

Photoville Scavenger Hunt Challenge

In this activity we will transform photographs into puzzle pieces by way of mysterious images and enigmatic locations. Every image will create a clue that adds to an immersive experience as we collectively generate the treasure trail.

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