• Arts & Entertainment,  This Week's Paper

    Photo Ville return to NYC

    Photo Ville is a free event dedicated to photography that varies in color, style and form held under the Brooklyn Bridge from mid- to late September. The event showcased dozens of galleries inside rows of elongated shipping containers. Many of the galleries’ photographs were based on anthropological studies about various cultures, conquests and failures. One of the exhibits, presented by the Open Society Initiative for West Africa, ran along the lower level of Photo Ville’s complex and featured works about strong African women overcoming prejudices and rising above certain social stigmas within their countries.   Uduak Isong Oguamanam, the CEO of her own production company, “Closer Pictures,” shared her story.…