In the coming weeks, a set of shipping containers will be installed at Brooklyn Bridge Plaza in Dumbo – a clear sign that Photoville Brooklynis under way. The outdoor photo exhibition, now in its seventh year, opens on 13 September with more than 90 photography exhibitions in shipping containers and beyond, ranging from LGBT themes to climate change and immigration issues.
“Whether you’re a direct descendant of an immigrant or an immigrant yourself, in the current climate, socially and politically, it’s more relevant than ever,” said Laura Roumanos, co-curator of Photoville Brooklyn.
Among the immigration-themed exhibits will be a showcase of the Getty Images photographer John Moore, who has been documenting the US-Mexico border for the past 10 years.
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