Media are invited to attend the opening reception, Thursday, September 6, from 6 to 8 p.m.

Exhibition Dates: September 6 to November 17, 2007

An exhibition of over 150 photographs and photo-based works celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Department of Photography & Imaging at New York University will open September 6. Curated by Deborah Willis, Fred Ritchin, and Patricia Snavely, this exhibition explores the extensive impact on photography and allied media made by students and faculty of the Department of Photography & Imaging since 1982.

Entitled TRANSFORMATIONS: Photography & Imaging @ 25, the exhibition comprises a wide range of perspectives and media, including traditional black-and-white and color photographs, publications, web art, video, painting, and multi-media installations, among other media. The participating artists include alumni, current students, and past and present faculty and staff members of the department, part of the Kanbar Institute of Film and Television at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts.

TRANSFORMATIONS will open September 6, 2007 and remain on view through November 17, 2007 at 721 Broadway the Gulf + Western Gallery (main floor, rear of lobby), the Department of Photography & Imaging Gallery (8th floor), and in the Kimmel Center Windows of LaGuardia Place and West Third Street. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. through 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 further information, call 212.998.1930, or visit

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 on the department, please visit our website,

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