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Ami Vitale: The Elephant Guardians

Brookfield Place - Retail and Winter Garden

June 2, 2023 - August 28, 2023

The Elephant Guardians by Ami Vitale. Photos of Elephants on the Reteiti Elephant Sanctuary in Africa.

Ami Vitale’s exhibition in the Winter Garden Gallery celebrates the powerful story of Reteti, the first ever community owned and operated elephant sanctuary in Africa. Reteti provides a home to orphaned elephants who have been displaced because of poaching, human wildlife conflict and drought related issues. The exhibition offers a glimpse into the powerful story of this community coming together to protect and save the magnificent creatures.

The Elephant Guardians” is presented by Arts Brookfield in partnership with Photoville and Photoville’ s annual city-wide festival.

Click here to read Ami's full statement on the exhibit.

About Ami Vitale:
Ami Vitale is a National Geographic photographer, writer, speaker, and documentary filmmaker whose award-winning work illuminates the unsung heroes and communities working to protect wildlife and finding harmony in our natural world.

About Photoville Festival:
New York City’s free premier photography destination is back! Returning for its 12th consecutive year, the annual Photoville Festival will feature the return of the Photoville Village in Brooklyn Bridge Park with some of its classic shipping containers.

Collaborating with an outstanding group of artists and programming partners to curate and present over 85 outdoor exhibitions in more than 20 locations city-wide, Photoville Festival addresses a wide range of issues giving visitors a unique experience of thought-provoking and exceptional photography from across the globe.

From June 3-18, 2023, this year’s festival is sure to bring an experience filled with events, workshops, talks, and installations that continue to keep us connected in the photography community.

Winter Garden Gallery

Date & Time

June 2, 2023 - August 28, 2023