Amanda Vargas is a Brooklyn resident with a Puerto Rican-Spanish background. She gained an appreciation for photography in her childhood and began capturing images at age 12. Vargas is now a senior studying photography and film at Digital Arts and Cinema Technology High School, and has previously shown work in the 2020 Photoville exhibition. She strives to capture and share her perspective on the world using photography and other camera-based media. Outside of school, Vargas’s work features environmental landscapes. She also creates short film projects based on current events.
Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 3
Created in community with students and teachers at Digital Arts and Cinema Technology High School, Small Details highlights acts of resistance and change through lens-based media. Each piece documents a “small detail” displaying moments and actions of change. Through exhibiting our complex world views, our hope is to uplift others to reflect on the many ways they can create change.
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.