**Media are invited to a reception and awards ceremony on May 10 at 11:00 a.m.**
Exhibition Dates: April 27 – May 15, 2010
The Department of Photography & Imaging in the Kanbar Institute of Film and Television at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts has announced the year-end show of works by the graduating class of 2010 will be April 27 – May 15. Entitled Photography & Imaging BFA Exhibition, the show will feature approximately 200 works selected from the students’ thesis projects, representing the visual and conceptual diversity of the 31 members of this year’s graduating class.
Photography & Imaging BFA Exhibition will be on view in the Gulf+Western Gallery and 8th Floor Galleries at 721 Broadway. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. weekdays, and noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays. The exhibition is open to the public and admission is free. The Senior Awards ceremony and reception will take place May 10 at 11:00 am in the Dean’s Conference Room (12th Floor). Photo identification is required for access to the building. For further information, call 212.998.1930.
The artists are: Alex Brown explores perceptions of the basic elements of graphic art; Kat Ching revisits happenstance moments of appreciation; Robinson Deckert photographs discarded household objects to create a short animated science fiction film; Danlly Domingo presents a conceptual multimedia installation that explores the future of print media impacted by the digital revolution; Sara Feinstein reinterprets and modernizes the paintings of Alphonse Mucha, bringing the visual ideals of art nouveau into a digital medium; Ben Franke explores the range of human motion in 3D and how urban spaces are transformed by the movement culture known as Parkour; Kat Hughes’s photographs offer an insider’s view of Appalachia; Lili Holzer-Glier explores the industry, architecture, recreational activities, and people of rural upstate New York to create a complex portrait of the region; Seth Mroczka’s photographs represent unguarded interactions and moments of reverie; Thalia Ortiz depicts an interpretation of the life of contemporary women who have made news around the world; Casey Oto explores
how East Asian Americans visualize their individuality within a transient studio space; Simon Pinter explores the adaptability of the marine ecosystem of south Florida in the face of human intrusion; Linzi Silverman’s multimedia installation plays off of ideas of memory and moments never experienced; Caroline Sinders explores archetypes of the Southern Gulf Coast through medium format portraits of her family; Marissa Singer challenges conventional notions of aging through a series of portraits of elderly women from Bayonne, New Jersey; Taylor Poulin exhibits zone-plate camera photographs of representations of female deities; Meredith Rom creates modern portraits inspired by 1930’s Hollywood glamour; Suzy Shaheen studies how photographs depict “Southerness” locally and globally; Erica Tashiro portrays children who have travelled in time to experience moments of adulthood; César Vega exhibits a selection of images from his American series; Erin Wahed’s large format color photographs result from intense exploration and experimentation wherein energy finds form and tableaux emerge to beautifully intersect the abstract and the familiar; Sterling Yee combines her parents’ distant observations with a critical perspective of herself; Lindsay Yellin studies the beauty of reflections on New York City’s window displays to create multi-layered images of alternate realities; and Jackee Zaccor’s video project is a personal narrative of life as an “army brat” in constant transition, exploring transience, change, stability, and family.
Also included in the exhibition are Mike Bump, Garrett Chang, Katie Frank, Amanda Mauro, Matt McGrath, Caitlin Saunders, and Kimera Wachna.
The Department of Photography & Imaging at the Tisch School of the Arts is a four-year B.F.A. program centered on the making and understanding of images. Students explore photo-based imagery as personal and cultural expression. Situated within New York University, the program offers students both the intensive focus of an arts curriculum and a serious and broad grounding in the liberal arts.