Dave Shelley

Dave Shelley

Dave Shelley, hailing from Detroit, Michigan is the co-creator of Photoville along with his partners Sam Barzilay and Laura Roumanos.

Over the last 35 years, Dave has worked in all areas of the arts & entertainment industry as a Producer, Production Manager, Theater Manager, Director. A small sampling of events includes Stadium shows with The Rolling Stones, Films with Matthew Barney, Super Bowl events, Tribeca Film Festival, and a life-changing week assisting Professor Stephen Hawking to navigate New York City.

As an actor, Dave performed with The Wooster Group Theater Company for many years, along with other theatrical plays, TV, and film projects.

Archive Exhibitions Featuring Dave Shelley


Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2017

This is 2017. How can there still be rallies advocating hate? How can this mindset still exist? Where do we draw the line between “free speech” and “hate speech”?

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Residual Images

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 5 Uplands
 archive : 2014

A collection of photographs by FDNY firefighter Michael Redpath who documented the recovery of Ground Zero after September 11th, 2001 which were transformed a decade later by the murky flood water of Hurricane Sandy, fossilizing the two tragic events in his negatives.

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Manezh Square

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 5 Uplands
 archive : 2013

MANEZH SQUARE is a 3D Photo-Composite constructed from Hi-8mm video still frames. The original material is a continuous 20-minute recording of a massive demonstration (supporting political and economic reforms) in Manezh Square, Moscow, in September, 1990.

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Archive Sessions and Events Featuring Dave Shelley

Jun 22024

Photoville Team Curated Tour

Put on your walking shoes and join the Photoville team on a curated tour of the Photoville Festival!

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Sep 162018

Inspired Live at Photoville

Join us for a fast-paced presentation by a unique group of cross-disciplined Photoville artists as they reveal their sources of creativity.

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