About Photoville


PHOTOVILLE – New York City’s FREE premier photo destination produced by United Photo Industries – is a modular venue built from re-purposed shipping containers. Photoville’s 4th edition took place from September 10 – 20, 2015 in Brooklyn Bridge Park, and welcomed over 72,000 visitors.

Comprised of 60+ exhibitions, 45 talks & workshops, 7 night-time multimedia screenings and an outdoor beer garden, Photoville offers visitors a unique opportunity to experience thought-provoking, challenging, and exceptional photography from across the globe.

Working with more than 400 visual artists and 80 curatorial partners – including Instagram, The New York Times, TIME Magazine, and the Magnum Foundation – Photoville has rapidly become the largest annual photographic event in New York City, and ranks among the most-attended photographic events nationwide.


Formed in 2011 by Sam Barzilay, Laura Roumanos and Dave Shelley, United Photo Industries is a Brooklyn-based art-presenting organization producing unique, site-specific exhibitions, installations, and events that explore new thematic directions in photography. Working closely with emerging and mid-career photographers, United Photo Industries mission is to promote and showcase powerful photographic narratives through curated exhibitions and projects in New York City and around the world. For more information, visit: unitedphotoindustries.com


Brooklyn Bridge Park is a world-class waterfront park with rolling hills, river front promenades, innovative play areas, and stunning views. Located along the Brooklyn waterfront, Brooklyn Bridge Park is bordered by Atlantic Avenue to the south and Jay Street to the north. The park is being constructed in phases and new sections will be opened to the public as they are completed. For more information, visit: brooklynbridgeparknyc.org