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Archive for 2011

Hear the Haunting Voice of Diane Arbus

Posted by on December 13, 2011 | Contests/Events, Education, Media

Widely recognized as one of the most iconic artists of the twentieth century, Diane Arbus's photographs are known to all, yet hardly anyone has ever heard her voice. To mark the fortieth anniversary of Arbus's passing in 1971, her long-time publisher Aperture presents a rare and exclusive opportunity to hear... More

CCNY Darkroom Residency Program

Posted by on November 15, 2011 | Contests/Events, Education

CCNY invites emerging photographers living in New York City to apply for the 2012 Darkroom Residency Program. The CCNY Darkroom Residency offers local photographers much-needed workspace in New York City as well as access to the CCNY community and programs. Benefits of the Darkroom Residency: Workspace: Darkroom Residents receive three... More

Award Ceremony for YPA Scholarship Winners

Posted by on October 18, 2011 | Contests/Events, Student Photography

Each October, the Young Photographers Alliance (YPA) invites five deserving students from economically disadvantaged backgrounds to New York City, where they are awarded with a scholarship to help them realize their artistic dreams. To foster social and environmental responsibility in the photographers of tomorrow, scholarship recipients are selected not only... More

Week Number 2: The Now-That-You’re-Way-Over-Jet Lag-Let’s-Get-Even-More-Serious-About-Work Week

Posted by on June 30, 2011 | Contests/Events, Photographer Interviews, Student Photography

by Abby Robinson Photo © Abby Robinson, View from the Brick and Wood North Temple Pagoda, the Highest Pagoda in Suzhou What’s on the agenda for the week? More critiques—which almost goes without saying—to see what everyone has been shooting, and see how the images might turn into full-blown projects.... More

Week Number One of The School of Visual Arts’ Digital Photography Residency in Shanghai, China.

Posted by on June 26, 2011 | Contests/Events, Education, Student Photography

Ni hao (hello) again from Abby Robinson. Here’s a communiqué about week number one of The School of Visual Arts’ Digital Photography Residency in Shanghai, China. Photo © Abby Robinson, Yuan Gong's Installation at the Zendai Museum The “Work” in Workshop: Monday: a session where everyone comes to my suite... More

Eyes and Angles: Our Life in the Bronx

Posted by on June 20, 2011 | Student Photography

My Sister Winifer on My Birthday, Photo © Nerys Jimenez On June 23 from 6 to 9 pm, join fifteen teenage photographers from the Bronx, all recent immigrants to the United States, at the opening of Eyes and Angles: Our Life in the Bronx, an exhibit featuring photographs of their... More