Amanda Gorence is a photo editor at Refinery29, where she produces and concepts original photography for the digital media company, which receives over 25 million unique visitors to its site monthly. Prior to that, she was at Fitness Magazine and formerly the Managing Editor at Feature Shoot, a site showcasing the work of international emerging and established photographers. Amanda actively participates in the photo community and independent curatorial projects, mounting exhibits at Photoville since 2012, and most recently co-curating Refinery29’s all female photographer exhibits at Photoville 2016 and 2017.
Represent: 29 Women We Admire
Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
A mash-up of genre from fashion to documentary, Represent brings together photographers who are exploring contemporary issues through intimate storytelling around the world, crafting new perspectives in fashion with mixed media, and challenging convention through vibrant portraiture and quirky concepts.
Reframe: An Exploration of Memory and Nostalgia
Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 5 Uplands
Throughout history, photography has been upheld as a source of truth.
Reframe: An Exploration of Memory and Nostalgia examines those histories which are unclear, questioning our belief in what was and re-interpreting what can be learned from the past. The show includes work from 10 international photographers and artists who are taking work created long ago and making it their own.
Women at the Forefront: A Push for An Even Playing Field
The photo industry has been dominated by men for years, but never before have women’s voices been stronger. In this panel, we’ll be joined by creatives who are pushing to help female photographers share their work and their stories.