Photoville Brooklyn PHOTOVILLE – New York City’s FREE premier photo destination produced by United Photo Industries – is a modular venue built from re-purposed shipping containers.
By creating a physical platform for photographers of all stripes to come together and interact, Photoville provides a unique opportunity to engage with a diverse audience – a veritable cross-section of the world photographic community.
Immersion and interactivity are at the heart of what makes Photoville such a successful and popular event – allowing it to become the largest annual photographic event in New York City, and among the most-attended photographic events nationwide. Photoville’s 3rd edition took place from September 18 – 28, 2014 in Brooklyn Bridge Park, and welcomed over 71,000 visitors.
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Exhibition : Photography in the age of Social MediaShared, tweeted, liked, appropriated, manipulated: photography and short-form videos have become the undisputed visual language of our generation, a powerful communication tool at a time of shortening attention spans and simmering visual saturation. No longer able to imagine (or care to remember) a time unmediated by the social/digital experience, we have willingly surrendered our understanding of the world to the filtered collective-consciousness of the feed. In the words of conceptual artist Joan Foncuberta, "Images don't represent the world any longer - images compose the world".
The result of a collaboration between the Center for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences, and Humanities at Cambridge University, and United Photo Industries, Viral: Photography in the Age of Social Media is a juried-compet...