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Cynthia Rivera

Cynthia Rivera

Cynthia Rivera is an artist and photographer who has been the exhibition coordinator at the Bronx Documentary Center (BDC) since 2016. She graduated from the Fashion Institute of Technology with a BFA in Photography and minor in Art History. Besides curating exhibits, she hand-makes photo/art books, specializing in works with family and social justice themes. Originally from Manhattan’s Lower East Side, she now resides in the South Bronx.

Archive Exhibitions Featuring Cynthia Rivera

Bronx Junior Photo League | Year-End Exhibition

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2022

Presented by Bronx Documentary Center

The Bronx Documentary Center (BDC) is proud to present the work of our 11-to-18-year-old Bronx Junior Photo League (BJPL) students, all created during this past school year.

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The People That Are Within These Frames: A Community Offers Self-Portraits

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 3
 archive : 2021

The Bronx Documentary Center’s both senior and junior photo leagues were asked by the New York Times to make self-portraits; how they defined self-portrait was up to them. Their resulting images are an insight into who they are and what they’ve reflected on at home during the time of COVID-19.

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Trump Revolution: Climate Crisis

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 6
 archive : 2020

Through photos, words, and multimedia, the Bronx Documentary Center exhibition, Trump Revolution: Climate Crisis, documents the current president’s overturning of decades of American environmental policy, and its profound effects on American society, and our planet at large.

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The Oldest Colony

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2018

“The Oldest Colony” is a meditation on the Puerto Rican identity as a product of the island’s political relationship with the United States as an unincorporated territory, and now as it morphs with the economic crisis and hurricane Maria’s aftermath.

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Attacks On The Press | MEXICO

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2018

In recent years Mexico has become one of the most dangerous places in the world for journalists, with levels of violence unmatched by any country in the Western Hemisphere. Attacks and threats against journalists and photojournalists are a daily occurrence and assassinations are routine.

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