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We’re honored to continue our partnership with Photoville for our 7th consecutive year, and to celebrate Photoville’s 12th 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!

Be sure to check out all the Photoville Resources that have been supported in partnership with PhotoWings

And for more information about PhotoWings, you can visit http://photowings.org/

 

Current Exhibitions Supported by PhotoWings

Faces of Us: Portraits and Personal Narratives

IN-Tech Academy MS/HS 368
 on show
 coming soon

Faces of Us: Photographic Portraits and Personal Narratives by students of IN-Tech Academy MS/HS 368, The Bronx, NYC

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Four Decades: A Retrospective of the M.S. 51 Student Photography Program

William Alexander Middle School 51
 on show
 coming soon

Celebrating Middle School 51’s 40-year history of photographic education, students from M.S. 51 adjudicate a retrospective of darkroom and digital images created by students who have previously attended this renowned photography program in Park Slope, Brooklyn.

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NYC Alphabets

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 on show
 coming soon

Inspired by artist Wendy Ewald’s American Alphabets series, students at Harvest Collegiate High School explored language, identity, and culture through cyanotype self-portraits connected to a specific word.

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Speaking Portraits

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 on show
 coming soon

Speaking Portraits elevate our experiences, reveal hidden truths, and inform the viewer about what is most meaningful to us.

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The Crown and Glory Project

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 on show
 coming soon

The Crown & Glory Project celebrates underrepresented young creatives in NYC, challenging them to create DIY crowns from unconventional and found materials, as well as create collaborative photo portraits wearing their crowns that capture their individuality and goals as future creative leaders.

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Through Our Eyes: A Collective Portrait of Caracas

Travers Park
 on show
 coming soon

Through Our Eyes uses formal collaborative portraits and single documentary images made by young women participants of Project MiRA to tell the story of resilience, joy, and struggle in the barrios of Caracas, Venezuela – a country that has been hit by a years-long crisis.

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Archive Exhibitions Supported by PhotoWings

Senior Saviors

Grand Street Settlement Best
 archive : 2022

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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Un Verano en Queens / A Summer in Queens

Travers Park
 archive : 2022

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
 archive : 2022

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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PORTRAITS OF THE PANDEMIC

Domino Park, Williamsburg
 archive : 2022

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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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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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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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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The 2018 Blue Earth Project Creatives

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2018

Blue Earth Alliance believes visual storytelling inspires positive change. We provide fiscal sponsorship and other assistance to documentary photographers and filmmakers whose projects highlight critical environmental and social issues around the world.

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Archive Sessions and Events Supported by PhotoWings

Jun 102022

Youth Field Trip – Session 3

Photoville Festival Education Field Trips are Back!

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Jun 102022

Photoville Education Field Trips: Mohammed Q. Amin

Featuring photographer Mohammed Q. Amin discussing his exhibition Live Pridefully: Love and Resilience Within Pandemics

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Jun 102022

Photoville Education Field Trips: Alice Proujansky

Featuring photographer Alice Proujansky discussing his exhibition Hard Times are Fighting Times

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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 82022

Photoville Education Field Trips: Luvia Lazo

Featuring photographer Luvia Lazo discussing her exhibition Kanitlow

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Jun 82022

Photoville Education Field Trips: Nolan Trowe

Featuring photographer Nolan Trowe discussing his exhibition Puddles In My Head: (Our Emotions)

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Jun 82022

Photoville Education Field Trips: Josué Azor

Featuring photographer Josué Azor discussing his exhibition Ayiti: Beyond Darkness

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Jun 82022

Photoville Education Field Trips: Sharon Miller

Featuring photographer Sharon Miller discussing his exhibition The Creative Ambassadors Project

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Jun 82022

Photoville Education Field Trips: Tiffany Smith

Featuring photographer Tiffany Smith discussing his exhibition Throned

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Jun 82022

Photoville Education Field Trips: Jeffrey Henson Scales

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

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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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Oct 162021

Bronx Life

Join David Gonzalez in conversation with Elizabeth Krist to discuss Gonzalez’s work from his exhibition, “Bronx Life.”

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Oct 102021

The Value Of Our Photographic Heritage: Five Perspectives

Five leading photography professionals discuss photographic heritage with PhotoWings Founder Suzie Katz.

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Oct 32021

Heirlooms/Evidence: A Workshop On Whiteness

What does responsible ownership and exploration of whiteness look like?

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Oct 12021

Collaborative Storytelling In Art, Media, And Advocacy

Photographer Graham MacIndoe and writer Susan Stellin discuss what they’ve learned collaborating with each other—as well as participants—on projects and exhibitions addressing complex topics and stigmatized groups.

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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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