• Sam Barzilay Photo

    Sam Barzilay

    United Photo Industries
    Creative Director & Curator
  • Location: Brooklyn, NY
    Nationality: Greek
    Biography: Sam Barzilay serves as the Creative Director of United Photo Industries, a gallery  focusing on contemporary photography that revolves around social documentary, and  conceptual themes. He is also the co­founder of PHOTOVILLE, a... read on

THE FENCE 2017 – Share your work in 7 cities across the United States

Monday, February 27, 2017 | News | Open Calls

Calling all photographers! Submit to The FENCE 2017, a public art exhibition series spanning 7 major cities!

A unique opportunity for your photography to be seen by 4 million+ people, and to win a $5,000 project support grant, a Leica T Camera Package, a solo exhibition at Photoville 2017, and more!

THE FENCE offers a unique opportunity for photographers to present powerful photography in the public realm, and share their work with millions of people when/where they least expect it. By re-contextualizing the use of large format outdoor photographic displays normally reserved for advertising, THE FENCE becomes more than a showcase for photography – it becomes a shared public experience.

Details and Submission: http://fence.photoville.com



Friday, January 22, 2016 | News | Open Calls



5th YEAR - 5 CITIES - $5,000 Cash Prize

    THE FENCE is an outdoor photography exhibition series, with an audience of more than 3 million visitors.  

  For our 5th edition this year, we’re pleased to announce the addition of a $5,000 cash prize and a Leica T camera package for the Jury’s Choice Winner, as well as the expansion of THE FENCE to Santa Fe, NM.    

Photographers of all levels are invited to submit work that fits under one or more categories:  

Selected photography projects will be presented in a series of large-scale, curated, outdoor exhibitions across 5 cities in the United States: Brooklyn, Boston, Atlanta, Houston, and Santa Fe.    

To learn more and to submit, please visit the FENCE homepage

PHOTOVILLE returns to Brooklyn Bridge Park – September 10-20,

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 | News

Once again, PHOTOVILLE will be returning to its premiere location along the New York waterfront, so mark your calendars and prepare to join us in Brooklyn Bridge Park's Pier 5 Uplands to walk amongst 60+ shipping containers filled with photography from artists and curatorial partners from across the world!

Engage your mind and hone your skills in the PHOTOVILLE Talks Pavillon led by our industry's best and brightest, and meet old and new friends in the Smorgasburg Beer Garden – Our 4th year is going to be better than ever!

Over the next few months we will be finalizing programming and partnerships, so if you would like to be part of PHOTOVILLE 2015 please contact us – and if you have an exhibition proposal for this year’s festival, you can share it with us via this handy online form.

We’re excited to see what our community has in store for us this year so sharpen your pencils, start sketching some plans and get ready to share your ideas, and thoughts with us!