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
- Street Scenes
- Cafes/ Restaurants
Photos taken within the last 12 months and abstracted interpretations will also be considered.
- 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.
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION IS ON TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 6 PM.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.