Photoville is Back!

Posted September 14, 2021

It's the tenth year for this ginormous photo exhibit which is spread throughout parks and other public places throughout the city.

 Photoville's mission, in the words of its organizers, is to, "amplify visual storytellers and connect them to a worldwide diverse audience."

Count us in.

Photography fans will find over 75 outdoor exhibitions, including panel discussions, interactive workshops, one-on-one safety clinics and professional development opportunities--plus online programming to boot. You can find the photographers' work throughout all five boroughs of the city, including Brooklyn Bridge Park, Chelsea Park, Jackie Robinson Park, East River Promenade, Van Cortlandt Park and St. Nicholas Park.

Highlights of this year's production include 1000 Years of Joys and Sorrows by Ai Weiwei,  Rebel Vision: Black Women Photojournalists, by various artists, Bronx Life, by David Gonzalez, Last Chapter of War in Afghanistan," by Paula Bronstein and TAXI: Journey Through My Windows 1977-1987," by Joseph Rodriguez.

On the kickoff, September 18th, there will be a community day, where folks can enjoy a visual storytelling event complete with a family activities, photo workshops with Leica, performances by the Haiti Cultural Exchange and lullabies performed by musicians from Carnegie Hall.

The best thing about this? It's free, baby! And it lasts through the first of December. For a full list of exhibitions and locations, click here.

Image via Roman Krükel/Flickr