'Unison' Gallery Opening
'Unison,' a photography exhibit that illustrated the way in which Orlando and the world reacted to the Pulse tragedy, officially opened during Orlando Pride Week, Wednesday, October 5, 7-9 p.m. at Snap! Downtown, 420 East Church Street, Orlando, 32801 with special guest, Commissioner Patty Sheehan. ‘UNISON’ documented the raw emotions which the Orlando community, and the world, shared together, following the Pulse Orlando tragedy. This exhibition, featuring works of some of the most exceptional international news photographers, was a tribute to the spirit of Orlando, and world unity.
The exhibit featured both heartbreaking and healing images that captured the range of raw emotions felt by the Orlando community and people around the world in the days following the tragedy through the lens of world-renowned photographers Spencer Platt and Joe Raedle of Getty Images, Adrees Latif and Carlo Allegri of Reuters, Angel Franco and Sam Hodgson of the New York Times, David Goldman of the Associated Press and Red Huber and the photo team at the Orlando Sentinel, among others.
The Orlando Sentinel, the New York Times, Associated Press, Reuters, Getty Images and Orlando photographer Alex Menendez donated images for the exhibit. 'Unison' was curated by Snap! founders Patrick and Holly Kahn and Ryan Julison, an Orlando-based public relations executive. The exhibit was sponsored by Jill and Robert Palmer. 'Unison,' which is free and open to the public, was on display at Snap! Downtown from Oct. 5-28 2016.
Thank you, Jessica Bryce Young and the Orlando Weekly, for your insightful feature of ‘Unison’,
Thank you, Frances Robles and the New York Times Lens Photography, for featuring ‘ Unison’ at Snap! Downtown.
Snap! Downtown, 420 E. Church St. Orlando, 32801.