Be Part of the Lomography x BLOCKS NYC Culture Jam Exhibit


BLOCKS NYC and Lomography are pleased to invite you to participate in our first collaborative photo exhibition, “Culture Jam.”

Greenwich Village has housed and sheltered many free thinkers., thanks to its affordable housing and an influx of immigrants since the early 1900s, Its cafes, bars and restaurants have become a platform for some of the greatest philosophers, writers, musicians and artists who helped shape contemporary culture.

This October, Keep 6, an organization that represents and promotes the arts and culture community through exhibition, events, and consultations, will explore the rich and colorful history of Greenwich Village with BLOCKS NYC. We will look at discovering the rich musical history of the 60s and 70s folk rock scene in New York, which was the soundtrack of a vastly changing generation.

The focus of this exhibition will be celebrating the rich artistic and cultural history of Greenwich Village.
Photographs will serve as interpretations of the shifting urban landscape, inspired by the 60s and 70s folk rock era.

We would love to see your photographs that depict any of the following:

  • Architecture, exterior/interior
  • People/ Performers
  • Music venues, exterior/interior
  • Monuments
  • Street Scenes
  • Cafes/ Restaurants

Photos taken within the last 12 months and abstracted interpretations will also be considered.

Photo by: alicebee

Contest Details:

  • Film/Camera Type: Any analogue photo not digitally enhanced or manipulated
  • Upload Limit: 10 photos per user
  • Minimum Photo Dimensions: Submissions must be at least 768px in either width or height.
  • Meta data must be completed (camera, film, location, & 3 tags)

Winning submissions will be included in a photo exhibit. Details below.


Photo by: obturador23

BLOCKS Event Details:

Friday, October 10, 6-10pm
Event: Exhibition Premiere
Duration of exhibition: Friday, October 10 – November 2014

Sunday October 12, 12-5 pm
Event: BLOCKS NYC, Washington Square Arch, Washington Square Park, New York, NY
Registration: 11:30am under the Arch

Sunday October 12, 5-9pm
Reception: The Bitter End, 5-7pm, 147 Bleecker St, New York, NY 10012, United States, 1 212-673-7030

Contact for more information.

written by mindofmyra on 2014-09-04 #news #exhibit #competition #nyc #new-york-city #blocks-nyc


  1. hervinsyah
    hervinsyah ·

    @mindofmyra "Photos taken within the last 12 months" I had uploaded 4 photo which taken long ago before 12 month from now, can I canceled it, please?

  2. robotmonkey1996
    robotmonkey1996 ·

    How will the images be attributed to us? How do we limit its use?

  3. robotmonkey1996
    robotmonkey1996 ·

    Will people be notified if exhibited?

  4. antoniocastello
    antoniocastello ·

    @hervinsyah please send a e-mail to
    @robotmonkey we wil have tags with the exhibitor name, the use will be only for this exhibition. we will notified the winners yes.

  5. hervinsyah
    hervinsyah ·

    @antoniocastello it's ok, I have upload some of my new photo at this rumble, thanks =)

  6. pasadena85
    pasadena85 ·

    only photos from Greenwich Village /NY are requested...or ?

  7. antoniocastello
    antoniocastello ·

    @pasadena85 Yes, only The Village NY

  8. mashaw47
    mashaw47 ·

    Oh, no! That's what I thought, and then I just submitted one from Montreal, also, because I wasn't sure... Is there a way I can unsubmit it, or should I just leave it?

  9. antoniocastello
    antoniocastello ·

    Hey guys, tonight we have the exhibition, this night is been crazy busy, so we couldn't announce the winners today, come by the store if you are araound and want to see the winners. We will publish the winners on Tuesday though.

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