Post Tagged with: "Bronx Documentary Center"

Bronx Junior Photo League members Chloe Rodriguez and Mitchell Dennis in the library of the Bronx Documentary Center. Photo by Pam Frederick.

Bronx Doc Center students take home national prizes

Culture May 7, 2018 at 4:05 pm 0 comments

This month, five local students from the Bronx Junior Photo League received Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, a prestigious national competition founded in 1923 by the Alliance for Artists and Writers and judged by a panel of renown visual and literary artists.

Internationally acclaimed photographer brings El Barrio to the Bronx

Internationally acclaimed photographer brings El Barrio to the Bronx

Art, Culture December 6, 2017 at 1:28 pm 0 comments

Photographer Joseph Rodriguez’s “El Barrio in the ‘80s,” will be on display at the Bronx Documentary Center until Dec. 23. “The whole bloody Brooklyn was on fire,” recalled Rodriguez, three decades after taking these shots of turmoil in the streets of East Harlem. “All these black men and brown men out there burning stuff down because of what was happening. You grow up with those visions in your head.”

New book tracks hate on the web

New book tracks hate on the web

Culture August 26, 2017 at 10:38 am 0 comments

A new book by a nationally acclaimed journalist and critic provides stark examples of how the internet helps to fan the flames of racism in the U.S. In “Rants & Retorts: How bigots got a monopoly on commenting about news online,” journalist Anita M. Samuels explores the ways in which theRead More

Debut exhibit shows an artist with a foot in two worlds

Debut exhibit shows an artist with a foot in two worlds

Art, Culture July 13, 2017 at 3:37 pm 0 comments

Artist and painter Osaretin Ugiagbe’s first solo show, “Unbelonging,” opened on July 1, with 61 photos and paintings that help document the artist’s life on both continents during a nine-year period.

Exhibit features photography by local seniors

Exhibit features photography by local seniors

Culture June 26, 2017 at 8:34 pm 0 comments

At a small park at the Mitchel Houses, residents of the complex’s senior center showed that it’s never too late to learn new skills as they celebrated the opening of an art exhibit that features their own photography.

Residents sound off about gentrification

Residents sound off about gentrification

Housing March 10, 2017 at 11:06 am 0 comments

As market rate developments continue popping up across the South Bronx, residents worried about losing their homes are getting together to let off steam and consider strategies to prevent displacement.

Day of Outrage demonstration at the Jay Street-Borough Hall subway station following the Howard Beach verdict on December 21, 1987 in which three defendants were found guilty of manslaughter in the death of Michael Griffith who was beaten and chased by a white mob onto a highway where he was struck by a car.  © Ricky Flores

Photo exhibit documents dissent

Art, Culture January 25, 2017 at 12:18 pm 0 comments

As mass protests against the new President sweep the nation, a new photo exhibit is underway at the Bronx Documentary Center to remind New Yorkers that dissent is in the city’s DNA.

New book honors trade workers

New book honors trade workers

Art, Culture November 10, 2016 at 12:53 pm 0 comments

The book is the Bronx Photo League’s first collective project, created over the summer, and documents the small business workers of the Jerome Ave. section of the Bronx through photos.