Afiya Williams

Archive Exhibitions Featuring Afiya Williams

Finding Humanity for 75 Years

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2016
In a time of heightened tensions in society, we are focusing our lens on individuals interacting in a humane manner toward one another, or toward the viewer, as a way to counteract negative news stories. The goal is for the audience to connect to the image through an emotion — happiness, nostalgia, compassion, sadness, love — as a way to grow empathy toward others and highlight our shared stories.
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Enhancing Lives Through Photography

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2015

This exhibition features photography by JHP program participants from 18 community partnerships, JHP teaching photographers, and by JHP’s founder Josephine Herrick. Highlighted work is by youth in the Step Up program, at the McSilver Institute on Poverty Policy and Research at NYU.

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