Works by Faculty and Staff from the Department of Photography and Imaging go on View


An exhibition of approximately 70 works created by the faculty and staff of the Department of Photography and Imaging in the Kanbar Institute of Film and Television at New York University s Tisch School of the Arts will open October 23 and run through November 21, 2009.

Media are invited to the opening reception on October 29, 2009 from 6-8 p.m.

Exhibition Dates: October 23 - November 21, 2009

An exhibition of approximately 70 works created by the faculty and staff of the Department of Photography and Imaging in the Kanbar Institute of Film and Television at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts will open October 23 and run through November 21, 2009. The show comprises a wide range of perspectives and media, including but not limited to traditional black-and-white and color photographs, publications, net art, video, painting, and multi-media installations. The exhibition explores contemporary images and themes related to family, abstract nature, fantasy, inter-plays with light, childhood memory, and the body.

Entitled, Faculty & Staff Exhibition 2009-2010, the exhibition is on view in three parts at two locations: 12 works can be seen in the street level vitrines at the Helen & Martin Kimmel Center for University Life, located at the corner of LaGuardia Place and West Third Street, and are visible at all times; the remainder of the works are divided between the Gulf and Western Gallery (main floor, rear of lobby) and the Department of Photography & Imaging Gallery (8th floor), located at 721 Broadway, open from 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. weekdays, and noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays. The exhibition is open to the public and admission is free. A photo ID is required when entering a building. For further information, call 212.998.1930, or visit www.photo.tisch.nyu.edu.

The 2009-2010 faculty and staff include M. Liz Andrews, Matthew Baum, Michael Berlin, Wafaa Bilal, Derrick Biney-Amissah, Terry Boddie, Isolde Breilmaier, Kalia Brooks, Mark Bussell, Edgar Castillo, Irene Cho, A.D. Coleman, Yolanda Cuomo, Erika deVries, Tom Drysdale, Cate Fallon, Nichole Frocheur, Melissa Harris, Mark R. Jenkinson, Elizabeth Kilroy, Jonathan Kline, Peter Lucas, Elaine Mayes, Editha Mesina, Lorie Novak, Paul Owen, Brian Palmer, Karl Peterson, Christopher Phillips, Shelley Rice, Fred Ritchin, Joseph Rodriguez, Jeffrey Henson Scales, Mary Virginia Swanson, and Deborah Willis, who is chair of the Department of Photography and Imaging.


The Department of Photography & Imaging is an intensive four-year BFA program centered on the making and understanding of images. It is a diverse department embracing multiple perspectives. The students work in virtually all modes of analog, digital, and multimedia photo-based image making, exploring photo-based imagery as personal and cultural expression. For further information, visit www.photo.tisch.nyu.edu.

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