Photographer Nona Faustine was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY. She is a graduate of The School of Visual Arts and International Center of Photography at-Bard College MFA program in 2013. Her series “White Shoes” are nude self-portraits taken in and around the places associated with the 250 year history of slavery in New York… Continue reading Nona Faustine
Daniel Terna 2015 ICP-Bard MFA Candidate 'We buy Gold, a short story of palmer studio, home movies and other pictures' Where: ICP-Bard Studios, 24-20 Jackson Ave, Long Island City, NY 11101 Opening: Thursday, February 12, 2015 6pm – 9pm When: Thursday, February 12, 2015 to Sunday, February 15, 2015 2 pm – 6 pm each… Continue reading Video Interview with Daniel Terna about his Thesis Solo Show at ICP Museum
Student drawings in the hallway, outside of the art room at BSGE, Long Island City. Last week, I had the pleasure of meeting 30 art students at The Baccalaureate School for Global Education in Long Island City. Gretchen McCabe invited me as a Visiting Artist back in January. We had an open conversation with the… Continue reading Patricia Silva visits BSGE
An interview with Patricia Silva about her thesis show, Rehearse/Resite.
Tell me about the title of your show. I've always been interested in how metaphors are used in daily language. If you break the phrase down, another definition of the word "dead" means "precise," like "dead center". The word "ringer" comes from a 19th-century horse racing term used to describe a horse substituted for another… Continue reading Interview with Qiana Mestrich by Kathy Akey
Sina Haghani, Glimmers of Contingency, Installation view, 2012. Sina Haghani takes a moment after Norouz, the Persian New Year to talk about the creative process, and his MFA Thesis Exhibition, Glimmers of Contingency, which opened on March 15th, 2012. Patricia: The basis for your thesis show, how long has it been in development? Sina: It… Continue reading Patricia Silva interviews Sina Haghani
What follows is an interview with Catherine Evans about the role of women in the Photo League, in response to The Radical Camera: New York's Photo League, 1936-1951, an exhibition at New York's Jewish Museum. The exhibition was co-curated by Mason Klein and Catherine Evans, and will be up at the Jewish Museum until March… Continue reading Interview with curator Catherine Evans about women in the Photo League
Nandita Raman is currently finalizing her MFA thesis show, Remembering Absent Meaning, which opens on Thursday, February 2. Born 1980, Varanasi, India, she studied Graphic Communications before directing documentaries and managing the production of international documentaries and ad films. Nandita Raman, 2011. Left: Untitled, 20"x24", Inkjet print. Right: International Paper Hammermill Fore® Multi-purpose 99.99% Jam-FreeTM,… Continue reading Interview with Nandita Raman by Patricia Silva