5 things you shouldn’t miss at this year’s Photoville

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© Kisha Bari

Photoville, now firmly established as one of the world’s leading photography festivals, returns to its iconic location at Brooklyn Bridge Park, New York, until 24 September. The festival will once again present outdoor exhibitions, talks, and workshops featuring the best talent from across the photographic industry. 

This year’s festival will present five nights of programming in the popular Beer Garden, supported by Smorgasburg and Brooklyn Brewery beers. There will be numerous workshops, an education day for New York City middle and high-school students, supported by the New York City’s Mayor’s Office, and three days of panel discussions and talks.

We’ve picked 5 things that we don’t think you should miss!

CHARLOTTESVILLE & BEYOND

“This is 2017. How can there still be rallies advocating hate?” – Along with Picto New York, United Photo Industries have put together an exhibition of 4 photographers. They all respond to the events that happened in Charlottesville, Virginia.

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The 43-Day Fashion Shoot – Thursday, September 14 | 7:30 PM, The Beer Garden

Holly Andres’ talks about “The 43-Day Fashion Shoot,” a photo portfolio commissioned by New York Magazine, which sent Andres around the nation to meet American women and their Americas, dressing them in some of the season’s clothing.

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© Holly Andres

How Climate Change is Upending Life Around the World

Through intimate photographs and dramatic drone footage, Josh Haner explores the pressing reality of climate change, bringing to light the life-changing effects of climate change in communities around the globe. Presented by The New York Times.

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© Josh Haner

Extraordinary Women in West Africa

This exhibition/documentary traces the lives of five West African women, emphasizing the exceptional contribution of women to development. The images come from Guinea, Liberia, Niger, Nigeria, and Senegal, and were captured by Sylvain Cherkaoui. The documentary was made by Nick Loomis.

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© Sylvain Cherkaoui

PhotoShelter’s Luminance – Friday, Sep 15, from 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM

For the fifth year in a row, PhotoShelter’s Luminance returns to Photoville for a full-day conference showcasing insights and resources for building your photography business.

The full day pass is $25, including admission to all six panels, in addition to breakfast, boxed lunch, and admission to the peer review happy hour.

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Photoville is FREE and open to the public, with all ages… and dogs welcome!

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