The Second of 4 Shows Featuring Thesis Projects from the Class of 2012 Opens February 23
An exhibition featuring works in photography, digital imaging, and multimedia by 12 graduating seniors from New York University’s class of 2012 in the Department of Photography & Imaging at the Kanbar Institute of Film & Television will open February 23. It will remain on view at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts through March 17, 2012.
Entitled, SHOW TWO, the show is the second in a series of four exhibitions, the forth of which will showcase the work of the entire graduating class in a BFA exhibition. It is installed in the Gulf + Western Gallery (1st floor rear lobby) and the 8th Floor Gallery, located at 721 Broadway (at Waverly Place). 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. A photo ID is required when entering the building. For more information, visit www.photo.tisch.nyu.edu or call 212.998.1930.
In the show Andrea Bejarano presents a fragmented yet intimate vision of home and belonging; Clara Braddick reflects on the concepts of memory, observance, and interaction; William Carrà gives viewers a glimpse into his mind; Isabel Castro presents a series of photographs about transgendered immigrants seeking political asylum; Dana Fields explores the possibilities of portraiture; Joshua Haunschild captures the Red Desert through large-format panoramas; Ariel LeBeau documents the independent punk and hardcore music scene in Brooklyn; Isaac Lee presents a series of self-portraits that explore the complexities of Asian-American identity; Kathryn McLane examines the revelations which time can uncover through long-exposure portraits of her family members; Elizabeth Shrier explores the changing definition of a landscape; Kristina Walters follows the lives of two urban dogs, Charlie and Cooper; and Katie Weinholt explores what males and females have to say about losing their virginity.
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.