© Sim Chi Yin / VII Mentor Program
The Magnum Foundation will present Magnum award-winner Bruce Gilden and his series "No Place Like Home: Foreclosures in America" as well as Beijing-based Sim Chi Yin, member of the VII Photo Agency Mentor Program, and her series "China's Rat Tribe," which peers into the lives of young migrant workers literally living underground in Beijing.
© Wyatt Gallery
In "Tent Life: Haiti," the Open Society Foundations will present American photographer Wyatt Gallery, who spent a year documenting the tragic living conditions in Haiti following the 2010 earthquake.
© Lizzie Sadin
“Cruel and Unusual,” curated by Hester Keijser and Pete Brook, and presented by Noorderlicht, takes a gripping look behind prison walls through the work of eleven photographers, including Amy Elkins, Brenda Ann Kenneally, Deborah Luster, and Lizzie Sadin.
© Stephen Dupont / Contact / Booklyn
In "Raskols: The Gangs of Papua New Guinea," Australian photographer Stephen Dupont presents a series of portraits that explores the world of cults, custom and tribal culture in Papua New Guinea.
© Sigrid Viir
Winner of the 2012 Pulse Prize, Estonian photographer Sigrid Viir delights in creating new situations that surprise, amuse, and make us feel uncomfortable, all at the same time. In "Routine Crusher," she plays around with everyday objects and understanding.
© Joao Silva / NY Times
The New York Times will present a group exhibition that spans from the 9/11 disaster to the present, with emphasis on the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. It aims to show the scope of their toll, both at home and abroad.
The exhibition will include work by photographers Lynsey Addario, Stephen Crowley, Tyler Hicks, Chang Lee, and Joao Silva among others.
© Emily Kinni
"Work from the 2011 Tierney Fellows" showcases a group of emerging photographers, all recent recipients of the 2011 Tierney Fellowship.
© Michael O'Neal
“Phoot Camp 2012” is a group exhibition created during Phoot Camp, a creative retreat and photography workshop hosted by Laura Brunow Miner, founder of Pictory and former editor in chief of JPGMagazine.
© Aiden Morse
Feature Shoot presents "Underage: work by young photographers,” which highlights 5 young photographers who document the joys and travails of growing up; a time of first loves, experimentation, and the search for belonging.
© Tamas Dezso
Photo District News (PDN), the award-winning monthly magazine for the professional photographer, will present winners from "The Curator", PDN’s annual platform for outstanding and undiscovered fine art.
Participants include Clarissa Bonet, Tamas Dezso, Aaron Farley, Matthew Gamber, Michael Schnabel, and Lorenzo Triburgo.
© Josh Lehrer
In "Becoming Visible," Josh Lehrer has created a portrait series of homeless transgender teens using platinum and palladium printing techniques.
© Flokje van Lith
Highlights from the Fotofestival Naarden are showcased in "Let's Face It." The Fotofestival Naarden is a month-long event that helps to promote the work of contemporary Dutch photographers.
"Let's Face It" will be on show at United Photo Industries HQ
(111 Front St, Suite 204 | Dumbo, Brooklyn)
© Candace Gaudiani
In "Between Destinations," presented by United Photo Industries, American photographer Candace Gaudiani has created a series of images taken through and framed by train windows across the United States.
© Li Hao
High Noon Culture & Art Corp presents “_Worshippers_” from Chinese artist Li Hao. The work explores the lives of worshippers of Jokhang Temple, a Tibetan Buddhist temple in Lhasa.
© Lorie Novak
In "Random Interference," presented by United Photo Industries, Lorie Novak explores the afterlife of images and the experience of looking at photographs as a disruptive encounter. The installation will include a time-based projection as well as approximately 5,000 front-page sections of The New York Times saved since March 1999 when NATO bombed Belgrade during the Kosovo war.
Curator Aloys Ginjaar will present a group show of 28 Dutch photographers that pays tribute to women titled "The Wonder of Woman."
© Paola Villanueva
La Fototeca will present "Geometria," an exhibition of eight emerging photographers from Guatemala.
Work from current MFA Photography students at Parsons The New School of Design will be featured in the exhibition "Charterparty: Works by 1st and 2nd year MFA Photography students from Parsons The New School for Design"
"Documenting Maine" showcases the work by students of the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies and introduces the viewer to the unique landscape of Maine.
© Ricky Powell / Rock Paper Photo
Rock Paper Photo will present "Blinded By the Light," a group show of new and iconic music photography. The exhibition features the work of 25 photographers and spans the 1960s to the present.
The East River Ferry is presenting a community-sourced exhibition of photos taken from East River Ferry vessels or of East River ferry vessels.
© Matthew Pozorski
The School of Visual Arts (SVA) will present "2084", an independent curatorial initiative by Assembly Projects, focusing on photography and multimedia.
Based in Vienna, the experimental photography collective Lomography will present a collection of analog photos either inspired by or taken in New York City.
© Torsten Zenas Burns
The School of Visual Arts
Dumbo Arts Center will present an outdoor interactive project based on tourist photo stand-ups. Invited artists will create their own non-traditional versions, in the shape of crystalline forms, mutants, a statue of the Greek sculpture Winged Victory, and more.
© Russell Frederick
Brooklyn-based photographer Russell Frederick will present work from "Dying Breed: Photos of Bedford Stuyvesant " documenting a culturally diverse community at risk. The work raises important questions on the evolution and potential breakdown of traditional neighborhoods .
© Andre Feliciano
Brazilian artist André Feliciano has been commissioned by United Photo Industries to create an interactive art installation featuring over 3,000 of his signature fabricated “camera flowers,” with cameras blooming out of 20 varieties of plants including tulips, lilies, sunflowers and myriads. These colorful sculptures will fill a custom built greenhouse.
A widely collected artist in his native Brazil, Feliciano’s installation will be the first public viewing of his work in America.
© Alexandros Lambrovassilis
"Elliniko" is an ongoing project by Greek photographer Alexandros Lambrovassilis, documenting the declining state of the former international airport of Athens. A once powerful symbol of an era that marked Greece's transition to modernity the airport's infrastructure was effectively abandoned in 2001, despite its underlying real estate value.
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