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Ernst Coppejans artist talk at the Bronx Documentary Center

Ernst Coppejans, From the Street to the Heart.

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Tue, Jun 18 - Tue, Jun 18  2024

Bronx Documentary Center,

Artist Talk: Ernst Coppejans - “From the Streets to the Heart.” The photographer presets his project which documents the lives of homeless LGBTQIA+ youth in NYC.

Join Ernst Coppejans for an artist talk and Q&A as he presents his work at the Bronx Documentary Center on Tuesday, June 18 · 6:30 – 9pm EDT. Reserve free tickets via Eventbrite.

The project From the Streets to the Heart, created by Dutch artist Ernst Coppejans, documents the lives of homeless LGBTQIA+ youth in NYC, and aims to raise awareness about their struggles. Through moving visuals and personal interviews, the project showcases their resilience and challenges. As LGBTQIA+ rights face unprecedented threats, it also serves as a call to action.

The project is also on display as part of Photoville’s 2024 exhibition.

About Ernst Coppejans

Ernst Coppejans is an artist and photographer committed to using his work to shed light on social issues. As a gay man, his work also has a personal resonance, as it captures the beauty and diversity of our world while addressing discrimination and prejudice. With a talent for storytelling, Coppejans aims to challenge norms and advocate for marginalized communities through the power of imagery.

About the Bronx Documentary Center

The Bronx Documentary Center (BDC) is a non-profit gallery and educational space. Through exhibitions, screenings, and public programming, we show the work of internationally-renowned and emerging photographers and filmmakers who are dealing with the themes that guide the BDC: justice, education, community-building, and positive social change. We also provide free education programs for middle and high school students as well as professional education workshops for historically underrepresented adult Bronx-based photographers that provide opportunities for professional development and skills training in photojournalism, filmmaking and documentary photography.

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