Postcards from Brownsville: Photographing Community

Students will present their collaborative project, “Postcards from Brownsville” and discuss how their photographs can impact insider and outside perceptions of their community.

Postcards from Brownsville: Photographing Community

Featuring: Aaliyah Marshall, Annalya Reddick, David Gonzalez , Dejanaze Sherman,Jaliek Hesterbey, Juwhana Livingston, Kayla Sherman, Nakayla Williams, Shanice Campbell, Thristen Ramos, Tyshon Bailey, Waliq Vincent, Zen Lester, Zianovia Rivera

Presented by

Brownsville Community Justice Center, Brooklyn Arts Council, United Photo Industries

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Students will present their collaborative project, “Postcards from Brownsville” and discuss how their photographs can impact insider and outside perceptions of their community.

This panel is part of Photoville Education Day, and open only to participants of this program. To learn more and register, please go here.

ORGANIZATION BIO

JustArts Digital Photography was developed and coordinated by the Brownsville Community Justice Center in partnership with The Brooklyn Arts Council and United Photo Industries.

JustArts Digital Photography Program employs professional photographers to teach participants photography skills and engage students through a series of workshops, class critiques, and field trips. Photographers and educators Amanda Adams-Louis and Emily Schiffer, in collaboration with staff of the partner organizations, facilitated these workshops in which students crafted images from their own unique perspectives.

The Brownsville Community Justice Center engages young people in a wide variety of strength-based programming informed by positive youth justice, which views young people as assets in their communities.

courtinnovation.org/programs/brownsville-community-justice-center

United Photo Industries works to promote a wider understanding and increase access to the art of photography.

unitedphotoindustries.com

The Brooklyn Arts Council is a service organization dedicated to helping artists, arts organizations and community groups promote and sustain the arts.

brooklynartscouncil.org

This program was made possible by generous funding by the Phillip and Edith Leonian Foundation. Special Thanks to Focus Camera of Borough Park.

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