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DUMBO's annual photo festival Photoville moved up river this past September, adding a beer garden and expanding in size alongside Brooklyn Bridge Park. Installed in shipping crates and blockish lightboxes along the East River, ambitious documentary photo projects about mass incarceration and ebola outbreaks and the refugee crisis come to life. The collection provides a sobering reminder of the immense global challenges we face in 2016, but also, an affirmation of the power of multimedia...
Brooklyn Bridge Park is currently hostinga sprawling photography exhibit, courtesy of Photoville, which calls the 74,000-square-foot display, comprising 65 cargo containers of exhibits along the East River, a fully-fledged photography "village." While this village lacks things like a mayor and a grocery store, it does boast the work of photographers from across the world, giving guests a taste of work they might not otherwise see. Since its inception four years ago, Photoville has grown from a fringe showcase into something quite big, gradually...
If you're on the fence about what to do this weekend, by all means, remove yourself and go check out a literal fence at Brooklyn Bridge Park. For the fourth year running, the same people who organize Photoville are producing The Fence--a long, winding photography exhibition that sees the rambling chain-linked fence at Brooklyn Bridge park draped with the work of over forty photographers.  The event is all about showcasing photographers whose work directly embodies notions of "community." To...

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