Image courtesy of Photoville & Felipe Jácome.
Free admission (all visitors, all hours)
Photoville NYC Hours
Thursday, September 12, 4 – 10 PM, Photoville NYC OPENS FREE to the Public (Press Invited to 4pm Tour)
Friday, September 13, 4 – 10 PM, Exhibitions & Night Time Programming with the New York Times
Saturday, September 14, 12 – 10 PM, Exhibitions, Talks , Workshops & Night Time Programming with the International Center for Photography
Sunday, September 15, 12 – 8 PM, Exhibitions, Talks, Workshops & Night Time Programming
Thursday, September 19, 4 – 10 PM, Education Day (9am – 6pm), Exhibitions & Night Time Programming with Waterkeepers Alliance
Friday, September 20, 4 – 10 PM, Exhibitions, Workshops & Night Time Programming with PBS’ Frontline
Saturday September 21, 12 – 10 PM, Exhibitions, Workshops & Night Time Programming with National Geographic
Sunday September 22, 12 – 8 PM, Exhibitions, Workshops plus Beer Garden
The 85 Exhibitions Presented in (and Outside of) 65+ Shipping Containers Will Include:
- Journalists Under Fire, a special exhibition at St. Ann’s Warehouse presenting work of visual journalists who have been killed in the line of duty, as well as those currently under threat, produced and curated in partnership by United Photo Industries and the Committee to Protect Journalists.
- Of Love and War, showcasing award winning photographer Lynsey Addario’s breathtaking retrospective, comprising over 20 years documenting our complex world in all its inescapable chaos, conflict, and beauty.
- The Closet As Archive, featuring Dr. Deborah Willis, exploring the ways in which the concept of memory, beauty, and desire are essential to storytelling.
- Playboy Behind the Lens, celebrating Playboy’s legacy of championing groundbreaking visual art and their commitment to keep lending their platforms to artists of underrepresented identities.
- Perspectives, curated by legendary photographer Jamel Shabazz and featuring 14 photographers who are using the global language of photography to address social and political issues that are relevant to each of them. The object of the exhibition is to provoke thought, while creating a space where artists can come together in the spirit of unity, and a common love for photography.
- Waterkeepers Warriors, presented by Waterkeeper Alliance in partnership with Culture Trip, highlighting those who are fighting horrific acts of pollution and environmental injustice to protect every person’s right to clean water. Photographed by twenty Culture Trip photographers around the globe, with stories told by notable voices.
- The New York Times’ #thisis18, which aims to capture what life is like for 18-year-old girls across oceans and cultures. The project was shot entirely by other young women, ages 17 to 22. Curated by Jessica Bennett and Sandra Stevenson, this exhibition mark its New York premier.
- Redefining representation: The Women of the 116th Congress, presented by the New York Times, documenting the women of the 116th Congress. Like the work of Kehinde Wiley, who painted Barack Obama’s presidential portrait, these photographs evoke the imagery we are used to seeing in the halls of power, but place the people not previously seen as powerful starkly in the frames.
- Inequality and Climate Change: The Double Threat to Life on Earth, presented by the United Nations Development Program, bringing into focus the compound threat of rising inequality and climate change through the work of global photographers.
- Spanish Harlem: El Barrio in the ’80s. Joseph Rodriguez’sphotographs bring us into the core of Spanish Harlem, capturing the spirit of a people that survives despite the ravages of poverty, and more recently, the threat of gentrification and displacement.
- Walk This Way, a 30+ year visual exploration of April Walker’s rich history and fashion journey. From Walker’s roots in Brooklyn, to her trailblazing “Walker Wear” fashion brand, to her agility as an entrepreneur, Walk This Way cements history with iconic moments in time.
- Flavor Feast and Intergalactic Travel Bureau, a pop-up party for the senses presented by Guerilla Science. Sample a series of delectable treats designed to confuse your sense of taste, touch, hearing, smell, and sight.
- A Chronicle of Chance Intersections, a multimedia installation, presented by International Center of Photography (ICP) student Rafaella Castagnola, that tells the story of a deadly car crash in Brooklyn and its impact on the community.
- The Mash-Up, a series co-curated by iconic music photographer Janette Beckman and legendary street artist Cey Adams. This outdoor exhibition celebrates four West Coast artists – Mister Cartoon, Jules Muck, Maxx 242 and Jeff Soto – who “mash up,” paint, and remix Beckman’s old school hip-hop photos.
- Scars of Racism, by photographer Travis Fox and presented by Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism and PSC-CUNY, which seeks to document the lasting physical reminders of racism on the American landscape.
- How We See Ourselves (Presented by Natives Photograph), an exhibition of work from a collective of Indigenous photographers working across Turtle Island (North America).
- Water is a Women’s Issue, resented by Lower Eastside Girls Club, with fifty photographs representing the collaborative work of teen women photographers from five national and international partner organizations.
- El Workers’ Studio / El Estudio de los Trabajadores, facilitated by artist Sol Aremendi, featuring images created in collaborations with communities of immigrant workers by Project Luz..
- Open Doors, an exhibition produced and commissioned by United Photo Industries in partnership with the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment and Visible Ink, where UPI has tasked New York Photographer Elias Williams to capture the creativity and leadership of men who have been harmed by gun violence and who inspire action for safer, more just communities.
- Covering a Crisis: Media Representation of Overdose in America, produced by United Photo Industries in partnership with the Open Society Foundation, exploring the tough ethical considerations made by photographers and editors covering the overdose crisis, with the central question: How does photojournalism impact public health?
- Los Caminantes: The Venezulean Exodus, by Felipe Jácome,exploring the causes and consequences of the Venezuelan crisis through a series of silver emulsion prints of the country’s exodus, transferred onto the country’s now-defunct currency.