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Date:

June 26

Time:

02:00 pm - 04:00 pm

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The Whose Streets? Our Streets! short documentary film features interviews with many of the photographers and will be followed by a panel.

Activism & Social Documentary Photography: A Film Screening and Talkback of the “Whose Streets? Our Streets!”

The Whose Streets? Our Streets! short documentary film features interviews with many of the photographers and will be followed by a moderated talk back panel featuring the curators of this film and contemporary photographers and photojournalists that have been on the front lines photographing our present BLM movement and protests in 2020 through present. Panelists will discuss modern day parallels between photographer featured in the film with photographers documenting our contemporary movements.

about the Film

The “Whose Streets? Our Streets!”: New York City, 1980-2000 project brings together the work of 38 independent photographers born between 1950 and 1970, committed themselves to documenting these struggles for social change as they unfolded. Collectively, this work documents a range of social justice issues including housing and gentrification; race relations and police brutality; HIV/AIDS and queer activism; feminism and reproductive rights; labor and education; and war environment. (Source: www.whosestreets.photo)

what you’ll learn

  • How photojournalism and photography intersect
  • Ways in which activists and photographers can collaborate to further movements for social justice.

 

registration:

We have moved to a “gift economy” structure for all class registration tickets, meaning although this content does have a cost to us as an organization, we trust you to select an option that is right for you. This may be based on your ability to pay, want to support our organization, or what you feel is an equitable price.

registration options:

  • Registration – $30
  • Registration + Fund Someone Else’s Class – $60
  • Full Scholarship – $0

who you’ll meet:

  • Tamar Carroll, film curator
  • Josh Meltzer, film curator
  • Rashaad Parker, photographer
  • Robert Bell, photojournalist
  • more to come.

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