Category: Photography

DanceAfrica at Brooklyn Academy of Music

DanceAfrica at Brooklyn Academy of Music

DanceAfrica, Brooklyn Academy of Music’s (BAM) longest running program — and one of America’s largest and most vibrant celebrations of African and African American dance, music, and culture — celebrated its 30th year in 2007. Created in 1977 to heighten awareness of African culture, the festival has evolved into a high-spirited Memorial Day Weekend tradition [...]

May 19, 2010 | 1 Comment More
Harlem: Our Shared Global Culture — 1st Annual Harlem Arts Alliance International Arts Event

Harlem: Our Shared Global Culture — 1st Annual Harlem Arts Alliance International Arts Event

Featuring: Bodoma Garifuna (Honduras) IMPACT Repertory Theatre (U.S.A.) New York African Chorus (Continental Africa) Pauline Jean Trio (Haiti) Taeko & Gaika Mass Choir (Japan) Yoshi Amao & Samurai Crew (Japan) Keith “The Captain” Gamble (U.S.A.) Visual Artist & Photography video display of Harlem Arts Alliance member’s and member partner’s work MCs: Yoshi Amao & Victor [...]

March 17, 2010 | 0 Comments More
The Fruitful Wound at Casa Frela Gallery

The Fruitful Wound at Casa Frela Gallery

Casa Frela Gallery presents The Fruitful Wound, photographs of Harlem’s gardens and open spaces by Dennis Santella. The exhibition opens with a gala reception from 4PM to 7PM on Saturday, July 18th, 2009. The show runs through August 22nd, 2009. For a full year, Dennis Santella has been searching out and photographing gardens and green [...]

July 17, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Where’s Mars? — A Tribute to Spike Lee

Where’s Mars? — A Tribute to Spike Lee

THIS IS NOT A SPIKE LEE JOINT! …it’s a tribute… Spike Lee put Brooklyn on the map. Known as one of Hollywood’s most important and influential filmmakers, he has left an indelible mark in our music, lexicon, fashion and art. BROOKLYN HONORS SPIKE LEE IS A MULTI-FACETED TRIBUTE, orchestrated by PlanIt Brooklyn, that invites the [...]

June 25, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Latinas En Foco — Celebrating Women in Photography

Latinas En Foco — Celebrating Women in Photography

March 10, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Casa Frela — A Gallery in the Heart of Harlem

Casa Frela — A Gallery in the Heart of Harlem

Past the Metro North tracks on 119th Street there are a string of buildings, the Emanual AME Church, and what many may not know, a gallery dedicated to artists whose work represents an array of backgrounds, mindsets, and skills. Translated Casa Frela means “Delicate Home”; so it fits that the gallery also serves as the [...]

February 3, 2009 | 0 Comments More
Fete St. Yves: Beyond the Mountains — Photographs by Tony Savino at Harlem’s Casa Frela Gallery

Fete St. Yves: Beyond the Mountains — Photographs by Tony Savino at Harlem’s Casa Frela Gallery

The photographs by Tony Savino are an entry into the private and sacred world of the Vodou religion. He is able to capture the beauty, complexity and richness of the Haitian people and of their religion. As a viewer you can’t help but to be engulfed and drawn into the world he is giving us [...]

December 5, 2008 | 1 Comment More
Art for Obama — Online Auction to Benefit the Obama Campaign

Art for Obama — Online Auction to Benefit the Obama Campaign

ART FOR OBAMA is an online auction of photographs to benefit the Obama Campaign. Fifty of the country’s most prominent artists and photographers have donated their work for this cause. The auction will launch on October 1st and will run for one week. All proceeds from the auction will go to the Obama Campaign, to [...]

September 29, 2008 | 0 Comments More
Historic Photo Opportunity — Be in the 2008 I Am A Man Photo

Historic Photo Opportunity — Be in the 2008 I Am A Man Photo

CALLING ALL BLACK MEN for a photographic re-creation of the historical 1968 Sanitation Worker’s Strike to be held at The Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts (MoCADA) prior to its opening reception for its timely and provocative exhibition I AM A MAN. Photograph will be taken Thurs. Sept. 25 @ 5:30pm by critically acclaimed photographer [...]

September 23, 2008 | 0 Comments More
MoCADA Photo Exhibit — I Am A Man

MoCADA Photo Exhibit — I Am A Man

Photo: Builder Levy The Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts (MoCADA) is proud to present the timely and provocative exhibition I AM A MAN. February 1968 saw 1,300 African American sanitation workers strike to demand their basic rights to organize a union, to gain a living wage, and to garner respect and dignity deserving of all [...]

September 23, 2008 | 2 Comments More
Curse of the Black Gold: 50 Years of Oil in the Niger Delta — Photo Exhibition and Book

Curse of the Black Gold: 50 Years of Oil in the Niger Delta — Photo Exhibition and Book

The Exhibit To correspond with the recent release of Curse of the Black Gold: 50 Years of Oil in the Niger Delta, The powerHouse Arena is pleased to present an exhibition of work by the photographer Ed Kashi. In the form of “film strips,” ranging in sizes of up to 24 inches wide by 168 [...]

August 30, 2008 | 0 Comments More
Uptown Fridays Featuring DJ Reborn @ The Stidio Museum in Harlem

Uptown Fridays Featuring DJ Reborn @ The Stidio Museum in Harlem

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August 20, 2008 | 0 Comments More
Mamás Adolescentes: NYC 2006-2007 — A Photo Exhibition Documenting Mexican-American Teenage Mothers

Mamás Adolescentes: NYC 2006-2007 —
A Photo Exhibition Documenting Mexican-American Teenage Mothers

After the birth of her own daughter in 2005, Photographer Erin O’Brien was struck by how overwhelming motherhood could be and wanted to know how being a mom felt to those barely into adulthood themselves. Dedicated to documenting the situation Erin contacted  Dr. Yvette Martas, head of the Bellevue Hospital Adolescent OBGYN clinic, who in [...]

August 15, 2008 | 0 Comments More
Kindred Cool — Portraits Inspired by Ralph Ellison, Albert Murray and Romare Bearden

Kindred Cool — Portraits Inspired by Ralph Ellison, Albert Murray and Romare Bearden

The Kindred Cool exhibition seeks to pays homage to the jazz friendship of Romare Bearden, Ralph Ellison and Albert Murray. Each photograph is composed of three individuals, trios, who are bonded by jazz.

July 31, 2008 | 1 Comment More