Topic: brooklyn

Ruddy Roye
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#LightBoxFF: Ruddy Roye and Instagram Activism

Ruddy Roye believes in the power of photography to change the world, and for the New York-based photographer Instagram can help cut out photography’s gatekeepers and get the message out.

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February 1, 2014. Sarah walks out of a Zero Nation meeting at Syrin's house in East New York. She's still using her cane but improving quickly, and even starting to dance again.
Photo Essay

Unstoppable: Meet the Dancehall Queens of Brooklyn

Dancehall is a style of music and dance born in Jamaica in the 1970s, and Brooklyn, New York, with its large Caribbean community, is home to a thriving Dancehall scene.

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Stephen Wilkes
Photo Essay

Stephen Wilkes’ Incredible Cityscapes Span Day to Night

Photographer Stephen Wilkes creates unique and exhaustive images of major cities in his series, Day to Night, capturing the hustle and bustle of an entire day in a single photo.

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Peter van Agtmael—Magnum
Out There

TIME and Peter van Agtmael present ‘Disco Night Sept. 11’ at Photoville NYC 2013

LightBox is proud to announce that we’re curating an exhibition at Photoville featuring the work from Peter van Agtmael’s forthcoming book, ‘Disco Night Sept 11′.

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Shannon Taggart
In Progress

Basement Vodou: Haitian Spirituality in Brooklyn

Since 2005, photographer Shannon Taggart has documented practitioners of Vodou, the oft-misunderstood religion, in neighborhoods around Brooklyn, N.Y.

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Andre Feliciano
Out There

Photoville: Established 2012; Population Growing

A new Brooklyn-based event aims to change what it means to be a photo festival. (It involves a dog run.)

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Eugene de Salignac—NYC Municipal Archives
Out There

Brooklyn Bridge: Historic Photo of a New York Landmark

The Brooklyn Bridge opened to the public on May 24, 1883. Photographs of the work-in-progress bridge are now available to the public through the New York City Municipal Archives.

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Reed Young
In Progress

Brownsville: Inside One of Brooklyn’s Most Dangerous Neighborhoods

Located in east Brooklyn, Brownsville has long been one of New York City’s most dangerous neighborhoods. Photographer Reed Young documents the various community members, from gang members to a UPS driver who has to deliver packages with a police officer because he was held up at gunpoint.

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Edward Keating—Contact for TIME
Photo Essay

To Have and to Hold: Gay Marriages in New York City Begin

Yesterday was the first day same sex couples were allowed to legally marry in the state of New York. TIME sent photographers to each of New York City’s five boroughs to document the harmonious unions taking place throughout the city.

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Irina Werning
Out There

PHOTOGRAPHY NOW: 2011 New York Photo Festival Turns Focus on Photojournalism

Curated by photo editor Elisabeth Biondi and photojournalist Enrico Bossan, the five-day event aims to highlight the changing state of documentary photography.

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