An exhibition of approximately 70 works created by the faculty and staff of the Department of Photography & Imaging in the Kanbar Institute of Film and Television at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts will open Sept. 6 and remain on view through Oct. 8, 2011. The exhibition embraces a wide array of perspectives and media with works ranging from black-and-white and color photographs and scholarly publications to net art, video, and other multi-media. This year, a number of works address the tenth anniversary of September 11, 2001 while the exhibition as a whole offers contemporary positions on the natural and constructed landscape, portraiture, the public domain, healing, memory, and politics.
How Has Life Changed Since 9/11 will be on view at 721 Broadway and is open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. weekdays, and noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays in the Gulf+Western Gallery (main floor, rear of lobby) and the Department of Photography & Imaging Gallery (8th floor), where selected works will remain on view through November 19. The exhibition is open to the public and admission is free. A photo ID is required when entering the building. For further information, call 212.998.1930, or visit www.photo.tisch.nyu.edu.
The 2011-2012 faculty and staff are M. Liz Andrews, Matthew Baum, Michael Berlin, Wafaa Bilal, Derrick Biney-Amissah, Terry Boddie, Kalia Brooks, Mark Bussell, Edgar Castillo, Irene Cho, Sam Contis, Yolanda Cuomo, Erika deVries, Erin Donnelly, Thomas Drysdale, Cate Fallon, Nichole Frocheur, Eduardo Gonzalez, Melissa Harris, Liesje Hodgson, Mark R. Jenkinson, Whitney Johnson, Brian E. Jones, Elizabeth Kilroy, Peter Lucas, Susan Meiselas, Editha Mesina, Kristi Norgaard, Lorie Novak, Paul Owen, Christopher Phillips, Shelley Rice, Fred Ritchin, Joseph Rodriguez, Brian Young, Cheryl Yun and Deborah Willis, Ph.D., Chair of the Department of Photography & 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.