NARRATIVELY AFTER DARK: Submit Photography now for Photoville event!

NARRATIVELY AFTER DARK: Submit Photography now for Photoville event!

Brooklyn Heights

Over the course of five evenings at this year's Photoville, Narratively will create, curate and present a line-up of innovative programming that explores the state of storytelling and its unbridled potential to awe, inspire and affect change on our beautiful planet.

Photoville audiences can expect to experience traditional storytelling such as short documentary film screenings, photo slideshows and author readings, as well as eclectic performances and formats that invite audience participation or digital interactivity. Narratively's aim is for attendees to leave Photoville having been enveloped In outstanding stories and touched and encouraged by the real-life characters that grace the Photoville screen and stage.

NARRATIVELY AFTER DARK will present evenings on the following themes: After Dark, Meet Your Maker , Camera Obscura, Throwback Thursday, and We Are Warriors. And the best part? You too can be part of the action! Narratively is currently on the hunt for completed video and multimedia submissions to present as part of their nightly programming at the crazy, beautiful multimedia extravaganza that is Photoville, so go forth and submit your work here!

In addition to Narratively’s nightly line-up, we are excited to be presenting 2 special evening events:

▪ Thursday September 18 - Photoville's Opening Night Celebration will kick off with work from Photoville's FENCE 2014 PHOTOGRAPHERS, followed by short presentations by NARRATIVELY and SMILE TRAIN.
The evening will culminate with the U.S premiere of Brooklyn Synergies, a digital screening featuring more than 35 Brooklyn-based photographers, curated by JAMEL SHABAZZ and a special announcement from the Hamburg Triennial of Photography.

▪ Friday September 26, Narratively and Photoville will be welcoming back SLIDELUCK to celebrate their 18th New York Event with the theme
SECRETS! In usual SLIDELUCK style they are conducting an open call for submissions, curated by Matthew Leifheit and Gideon Jacobs and it’s going to be a fun and engaging evening.

This is going to be a night that no one will forget. With THE FENCE artists, Jamel Shabazz's BROOKLYN SYNERGIES, Narratively, Smile Train and the Hamburg Triennial of Photography.
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   After Dark  photo Elann Danziger

After Dark
When the sun sets everything changes, and anything goes. Shadows, and strangers, lurk, and new perspectives abound. On this night, we'll give credence to the true stories that flourish only in darkness.

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   Meet Your Maker  photo Tara Israel

Meet Your Maker
DIY culture is everywhere, from reality shows about interior designers gone wild to the wonders of the artisanal mayonnaise craze. But makers are bigger and bolder than the trendy labels we stick to them. We'll uncover the stories to prove it.

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Camera Obscura
Technology is f$%#ing berserk. And it's especially so when you stop and think about the ways we record stories these days: Smart phone cameras in every kid's hand. Google Glasses accessorized with skinny jeans and suit jackets. GoPros strapped to surfboards and desk chairs. Quadcopters cruising, and capturing, the abyss. On this night, Narratively celebrates the impact of technology on storytelling and takes a hard look at where we've gone, and where we're headed.

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   Throwback Thursday  photo Emon Hassan

Throwback Thursday
Stories, like a stick of butter left out on the counter, change dramatically over time. But unlike a fine wine, they don't always get better with age. Here, Narratively looks at several tales of "then and now," from a photojournalist who caught up with her subject thirty years later to an unbelievable occurrence that happened just last year, exploring the complexities and impact of Father Time.

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The theme for SLIDELUCK NYC XVIII is "Secrets." Artists are invited to submit work that explores notions of deception, revelation, confessions and wishes. The show will be curated by Gideon Jacobs, Creative Director of Magnum Photos, and Matthew Leifheit, Photo Editor at VICE Magazine.

The submission deadline is Friday, August 26th. For more information and to submit your work, click here!

We Are Warriors
From a nail-biting narrative on the battlefield of Syria to a profile of a peace-loving pizzaiolo who's fighting for his right to sling pies, we'll introduce the audience to the complex flavors of real-life warrior.

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Narratively is a platform devoted to untold human stories. We avoid the breaking news, and instead comb the hidden corners of the world for the characters that mainstream media aren’t finding—the underdog stories and overlooked tales that enlighten us and capture our imagination. Number six on TIME magazine’s “50 Best Websites of 2013,” Best Website of 2014 by Pictures of the Year International, and a 2014 Webby Honoree for “Best Writing,” Narratively practices “slow storytelling,” exploring one theme each week and publishing one story a day, in the most appropriate medium for each piece—including documentary films, longform and shortform writing, photography, audio and comics journalism. The result is that every story and storyteller has an impact, and our audience becomes completely immersed in our narratives, which we bring to life even further via a live events series featuring screenings, readings, discussions and experiences.