Get ready to shake your shutters at Photoville!

Posted on September 20, 2013 by UNITED PHOTO PRESS MAGAZINE

Citizens of Photoville!
The hour is upon us! Photoville officially opens this evening and we cannot wait to show you everything we've been working on to make this little photo-village something truly spectacular!Want to see a plethora of photographic exhibitions in 50-odd shipping containers spread out over Pier 5 at Brooklyn Bridge Park? We've got you covered! How about a ridiculously packed roster of hands-on workshops and a near-gluttonous array of artist talks and panels to choose from? Yup. We have that too!
Think we're bluffing? Well then come down to Photoville and let us prove you wrong in the best possible way! Meet the artists behind Parson's New School for Design's INTERVALS project andPhoto District News' THE GREAT OUTDOORS series. Take a stroll through Andre Feliciano's Photographic Orchard with it's Cherry Blossoms in full bloom and step directly into the belly of the beast with La Fototeca's CAMERA OBSCURA!
Did we mention we're ALSO throwing a huge party to kick off the opening of Photoville in style!? Join us at7pm TONITE in the Photoville Beer Garden. Sip $5 frosty brews from Brooklyn Brewery (and served by Brooklyn's own Greenwood Park) while we show you choice selections from THE FENCE 2013 and ADVENTURES ACROSS THE SEVEN SEAS.
And the party doesn't stop there, photo friends! We're shaking our shutters all weekend long (and next weekend too!) in the Beer Garden with nightly events, featuring top notch documentary photography storytellers - MediaStorm (Friday 9/20), Daylight (Saturday 9/21) and FotoVisura (Sunday 9/22) amidst delicious food and live music. Here's what's on screen this weekend:
MediaStorm Presents 
Friday 9/20, 7.30PM 

Brian Storm will present on digital storytelling and the cinematic narrative. Citing work by his production company, Storm will emphasize how storytelling continues to evolve as a result of technological innovations and an expanding media universe.
Daylight Ten-Year Anniversary Celebration 
Saturday 9/21, 7:00PM 

Join Daylight for a birthday party as they screen multimedia program highlights with the sounds of the Thomas Wesley Stern band.
The FotoVisura Annual: Dialogue & Quiet Conversations
Sunday 9/22, 7:30PM 

Twelve stories selected from top finalists of the most recent FotoVisura Grant. Each presents an intimate account that is personal to the photographer or to their society.
Tomorrow is the start of our daytime programming at Photoville with three fantastic talks that will inspire, enlighten and inform on some of today's most pressing, prevalent and provocative topics. Gain valuable inside knowledge on marketing yourself and your work, get the skinny on the space color photography occupies in the art market and consider photography's unique power to shape our perspective and inform our experiences with Marvin Heiferman and Pete Brook.
5:00pm – 5:45pm | Motivation, Marketing and Moxie, Taught by Charlie Grosso. Presented by En Foco.
5:50 – 6:50pm | Panel: Collecting Color Photography, Featuring WM Hunt, Nathan Benn, Emily Bierman (Sotheby's). Moderated by Kristina Feliciano.
7:00 – 7:50pm | Talk: Marvin Heiferman, Photography Changes Everything, in conversation with Pete Brook
Picking up where we left off, here are Photoville exhibitions O - Z, and all the installations and happenings at Photoville. Click on each exhibition image to read the artist statement, and check out the full lineup on our website - it's the best place to get your fill on all things Photoville!
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Open Society Presents INTERROGATIONS Featuring Donald Weber Curated by Open Society Foundations in partnership with VII Photo Agency
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Parsons The New School for Design Presents INTERVALS Featuring Various Artists, Curated by James Ramer
Photo District News (PDN) Presents THE GREAT OUTDOORS Featuring Various Artists, Curated by PDN
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Tamms Year Ten, Solitary Watch, the New York Campaign for Alternatives to Isolated Confinement, and Parsons The New School for Design, with support from the Open Society Foundations Presents PHOTO REQUESTS FROM SOLITARY
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The Salt Institute for Documentary Studies Presents STORIES AND IMAGES FROM MAINE Featuring Salt Student Graduates
The Tierney Fellowship Presents FELLOWSHIP 2012 Featuring Various Artists, Curated by Jerry Vezzuso
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MODEL RELEASE Featuring Jerry Vezzuso, Curated by Sam Barzilay
TIME LightBox presents Peter van Agtmael's DISCO NIGHTS SEPT 11 featuring the work of Peter van Agtmael
Virginia Quarterly Review Presents RIVER GAMBIA: A 1044KM AFRICAN ODYSSEY Featuring Jason Florio Curated by Helen Jones-Florio
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United Photo Industries presents 501 PHOTOGRAPHS Featuring Nick Zinner, Curated by Sam Barzilay
Hellenic Center for Photography Presents MARTIAL ARTS Featuring Viktor Koen Curated by Manolis Moressopoulos
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New York Times presents TYLER HICKS: ONE YEAR featuring Tyler Hicks/The New York Times Curated by Michele McNally
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United Photo Industries Presents DOCUMENTING THE BUILD OF BROOKLYN BRIDGE PARK Featuring Julienne Schaer


AAJ TAK Lightboxes Featuring the work of Linka A Odom lighting up Photoville!
The YellowTAG Trailer Presents MIMAGE-MATIC FEATURES Featuring Ed Kimball
Ken Kobland Films Presents MANEZH SQUARE, MOSCOW, SEPT, 1990 Featuring Ken Kobland Curated by Dave Shelley
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It's BACK! La Fototeca Presents CAMERA OBSCURA
Flak Photo Network Meet Up in the Photoville Beer Garden on September 28!
TOMORROW AT PHOTOVILLE! Join us for a special series of panels and artist talks starting at 5pm plus a special presentation by MEDIASTORM on digital storytelling and the cinematic narrative. A not-to-be-missed collection of information, inspiration and inventive photographic material awaits you, so be sure to joins us this Friday at PHOTOVILLE!
Your Camera-head Comrades, 
The Photoville Team
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