Challenges in the Space Age of Photography

Part II: In Conversation with Elisabeth Biondi, from the series In Pursuit of an MFA  Elisabeth Biondi moderates a panel of experts at Fridman Gallery in discussion about the challenges recent graduates face. With: Vince Aletti, Chris Boot, Brian Clamp, Allen Frame, Andrea Meislin and Charles Traub. (Abridged Transcript) Elisabeth Biondi: I come from a very traditional editorial background, and… Continue reading Challenges in the Space Age of Photography

The Space Age of Photography: In Conversation with Elisabeth Biondi

from the series In Pursuit of an MFA I had the honor of speaking with magazine world luminary, Elisabeth Biondi, at Fridman Gallery where Lift Off: 2014 NYC Photography/Video, an exhibit she curated, featuring recent MFA graduates, is on view through February 28. Elegant, articulate, and generous with her teachings and time, Elisabeth spoke with me about her years as Visuals Editor for… Continue reading The Space Age of Photography: In Conversation with Elisabeth Biondi

In Pursuit of an MFA

Twelve trudge 1.4 miles, post-blizzard, from Bryant Park to Chelsea. One of many stops, along the way to an MFA. Joanna Lehan's Survey of Contemporary Photography stormed Sean Kelly Gallery for Alec Soth’s exhibition, Songbook, on opening morning. Fortunate to have engaged in an impromptu conversation with the artist – I think he was empathetic to our cold shivering selves –… Continue reading In Pursuit of an MFA

In Conversation … with Alec Soth, Michael Foley, Elisabeth Biondi and Gary Taxali

Beginning February 23rd, I'll share the photos I've taken and the conversations I've had with artists, curators and gallerists. Our discussions center around the role of the MFA program, new media and the intersection of image/text. Until then, you are invited to attend the related exhibits and events: Monday February 23: Bard-ICP + Theresa Ortolani in conversation with Alec… Continue reading In Conversation … with Alec Soth, Michael Foley, Elisabeth Biondi and Gary Taxali