Cruel & Unusual
Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 3
“Cruel and Unusual,” curated by Hester Keijser and Pete Brook, and presented by Noorderlicht, takes a gripping look behind prison walls through the work of eleven photographers, including Amy Elkins, Brenda Ann Kenneally, Deborah Luster, and Lizzie Sadin.
Marvin Heiferman, Photography Changes Everything
Curator/writer Marvin Heiferman in conversation with Pete Brook about photography’s impact in our lives, exploring how photographs package information and values, demand and hold attention, and shape our knowledge of and experience in the world.
Cruel and Unusual: The Prisons, the Photography or Both?
Pete Brook talks about documentary, institutional, vernacular and legal photography and the political uses of images by media, activists and families.