'Mom-and-Pop Storefronts,' now on display at the Theater For The New City Gallery through Oct. 27
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“Capturing the Faces & Voices of Mom-and-Pop Storefronts” is currently on view at the Theater For The New City Gallery, 155 First Ave. near 10th Street.
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Experience activism and community through the lens of photographers, as they display their work from two free 2019 workshops with acclaimed photographers and award-winning authors Karla and James Murray.
In two sessions at the East Village Community Coalition, James and Karla 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 to connect with the proprietors through personal interviews.
The opening reception was on Monday night. The work will be on display through Oct. 27. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily.
Art by Jose De Freitas and Jenny Hallak of @bodegalatin.