Sunday, July 1, 2018

Capturing the Faces and Voices of Manhattan’s Neighborhood Storefronts Curated by James T. & Karla L. Murray

August 1 - October 1, 2018

Little Underground Gallery at the Jefferson Market Library
425 Avenue of the Americas NY, NY 10011
Call (212) 243-4334

Opening reception Friday, August 3rd 5-7 pm
Wine & Light Bites Provided

Experience activism and community through the lens of photographers, as they display their work from two free 2018 workshops with acclaimed photographers and award-winning authors Karla and James Murray. In two sessions at the Neighborhood Preservation Center, the famed duo taught participants how to use photography and oral history to raise public awareness, build community, and encourage advocacy. Participants learned to create their own powerful photographs of neighborhood storefronts and connected with proprietors through interviews.

Participating Photographers: Rachel Alban, Carol Anastasio, Ianna Angelo, Steve Baird,  Lauren Barack, Sean Basinski, Daniel Berman, Yanis Carreto, Jane Cytryn, Tobi Elkin, Dee Guerreros, Jessica Hibbard, Sujan Hong, David Horowitz, Yin Kong, Karissa Krenz, Sheng Lin, Armando Moritz-Chapelliquen, Jennifer Parra, Charlie Perez-Tlatenchichi, Elise Reid, Fiona Steele, Maria Budtz Sorensen, Francisca Tayag, Bonnie Tse, Jonathan Turner, Mike Ursone, Francisco Vasquez, & Diana Zuluaga

Capturing the Faces and Voices of Manhattan’s Neighborhood Storefronts is made possible in part with public funds from Creative Engagement, supported by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo  and administered by Lower Manhattan Cultural Council. Done in partnership with the Neighborhood Preservation Center.

New York State Council on the Arts, New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, C.O. Bigelow Apothecaries, Eisenberg’s Sandwich Shop, Kaufman’s Army & Navy, East Village Community Coalition, The Village Alliance, Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation, Landmark West!& Friends of the Upper East Side Historic Districts

Refreshments provided by Veniero’s & Murray’s Cheese NYC
Exhibition Photographs Generously Printed by Unique Visuals

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