Saturday, September 23, Brooklyn Bridge Park
Presented in partnership with United Photo Industries, and with additional support from the IWMF, World Press Photo, The Intercept, and the ACOS Alliance.
This inaugural one day workshop for female and non-binary photographers, by the new Women Photograph initiative and with support from ONA, will involve skills-building talks on a wide array of issues ranging from the importance of registering your copyright to hands-on technical demonstrations on lighting. Experts will also be on hand for one-on-one sessions on book editing, grant proposal writing, portfolio reviews, and more.
PHOTOVILLE is New York City’s FREE premier photo destination. Produced by United Photo Industries, the annual festival 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’s 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 fifth edition (2016) in Brooklyn Bridge Park, welcomed over 83,000 visitors.
Working with more than 90 curatorial partners, Photoville exhibits work by 400+ visual artists annually. Comprised of 70+ exhibitions, 35 talks and workshops, and five nighttime events in an outdoor Smorgasburg beer garden, Photoville remains entirely FREE to attend, offering visitors a unique opportunity to experience thought-provoking, challenging, and exceptional photography from across the globe.
ONA is a purveyor of fine camera bags and accessories. Founded in 2010 and based in New York City, ONA serves a global community of storytellers. Every design is handcrafted from premium materials and developed with input and feedback from some of today’s leading photographers. With partners like Leica Camera, Charity: Water, Women Photograph and 100cameras, ONA is dedicated to supporting purposeful storytelling around the world.