The Red Hook Community Justice Center’s JustArts: Photography Program allows high school aged students to learn more about their communities through the photos they take. Over the course of 12 weeks, these students became young photographers and learned about the VISUAL and WRITTEN art of photography!
On May 26th we recognized all of the students hard work and dedication to the program in a culminating exhibition entitled “Picture This". The students explored their communities and highlighted different aspects of it, from transportation, to street art, culinary cultures, work life and community transition. The students were extremely proud and happy to put on a show!
Their work is currently being displayed at the local Brooklyn Public Library (Red Hook Branch, 7 Wolcott Street) indefinitely for community members enjoyment. If you are in the neighborhood and would like to see the young photographers work stop by!
This program was presented by the Red Hook Community Justice Center in partnership with the Brooklyn Arts Council and United Photo Industries. The program was made possible, in part by funds from the New York Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York Legislature and by New York Council Member Carlos Menchaca through the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs.