JustArts: Beyond the Simple Selfie

Alumni from the JustArts program present work from a digital photography internship, which taught students a documentary style of photography focused on issues related to their neighborhoods and self-exploration.

Beyond the Simple Selfie

Featuring youth photographers: Dalia Turner, Josue Petion, Elijah Ragin, and Ty’anna Gant

Moderated by: Lauren Henschel, Russell Frederick, and Todd Drake

Presented by

Red Hook Community Justice Center’s JustArts Photography Program, Brownsville Community Justice Center’s Summer Photography Program and Brooklyn Arts Council


Students from the Red Hook Community Justice Center and the Brownsville Community Justice Center’s Summer Photography Program share what they’ve learned about controlling their own visual narratives and going beyond the simple selfie.

This panel is part of Photoville Education Day, and open only to participants of this program.


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Presented by: United Nations International School

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