United Photo Industries
New York, NY, United States
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 co-founder of PHOTOVILLE, a modular venue built from re-purposed shipping containers, on the waterfront of New York City.
In his dual capacity as curator and festival organizer, he has had the pleasure and privilege of curating photo exhibitions and lecturing on current trends in contemporary photography as far afield as China, Greece, USA, and Japan.
Over the past few years, he has served as juror, nominator, and reviewer for the Prix Pictet, Les Rencontres d’Arles, Houston FotoFest, the New York Photo Awards, Artists Wanted, the Google Photography Prize, the SilverEye Fellowship, the FotoVisura Grant, and numerous others.