An exhibition featuring approximately 50 works in photography, digital imaging, and multimedia by 14 graduating seniors from the class of 2011 in the Department of Photography & Imaging at the Kanbar Institute of Film & Television will open March 24. It will remain on view at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts through April 16, 2011.
Entitled SHOW THREE, the exhibition is the third in a series of four that will eventually showcase the work of the entire graduating class. It is installed in the Gulf + Western Gallery (1st floor rear lobby) and the 8th Floor Gallery at 721 Broadway (at Waverly Place). Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. weekdays, and noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays. Admission is free. Photo identification is required for access to the building. For more information, visit www.photo.tisch.nyu.edu or call 212.998.1930.
In this exhibition: Sasha Arutyunova explores her relationship to intimate spaces and remote moments as a foreign observer; Beryl Bevilacque uses large-scale iPhone photographs to examine image and objecthood; Daisy Briceño captures the delicate essence of daydreams; Maryann Buchanan complicates the relationship between photography and constructed reality; Jenna Chin explores the daily life of one family as they raise their Autistic twin boys; Michael George documents the humor, exhaustion, and fleeting contentment he discovered during a journey coast-to-coast on the seat of a bicycle; David Macedo explores his deep love and fascination of the female form in a series of portraits; Cristina Mañas explores the relationship between belongings and identity in a series of environmental portraits; Denis Nazarov presents a series of portraits, landscapes, and still lifes; Lupe Salinas’s photographs illustrate the rhythms of life and emotion in her Tio's home in Caldwell, Idaho; Thomas Stigler demonstrates the imperfect order of time and movement through panoramic landscapes; Mia Torres deconstructs the act of viewing and reacting to current US/Middle Eastern politics; Michelle Watt presents dramatic visual narratives through elaborately constructed tableaux. Also included in the exhibition is Emily Junker.
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.