Photo by Rian Dundon (Portland, Oregon)
Reflecting on The Moments: Photography and Social Protests, Covid19, and #BlackLivesMatter

Wednesday, October 21, 2020,
Virtual Panel at 4-5:30 pm EST

Join us for a panel reflecting on photography's relationship to this tumultuous time in history. Marcia Allert (DPI ‘97), Zalika Azim (DPI ‘14), Bryan Denton (DPI ‘05), Rian Dundon (DPI ‘03), Eric Hart, Jr. (DPI '22), Janna Ireland (DPI ‘07), and Alice Proujansky (DPI '02). MORE INFO
This Week
Behind the Scenes at the Grey: Joseph Burwell and
Reuben Lorch-Miller in Conversation with Lynn Gumper, a Zoom Webinar

Tuesday, October 13, 2020
6:30 pm EDT

Artists Joseph Burwell and Reuben Lorch-Miller join Lynn Gumpert, director of NYU’s Grey Art Gallery, for a wide-ranging conversation focusing on their multimedia works—which range from painting, sculpture, printmaking, and installation. Register here.

FutureImagemakers@ Photoville
The Power of Photographic Storytelling
October 15, 2020
Virtual Panel 3-4:00pm  EST

Storytelling, identity, prejudice, family, friends, community, intersectionality, activism, and finding freedom through creativity are some of the topics addressed in the photographic projects of the 2020 NYU Tisch Future Imagemakers. Moderated by Professor Lorie Novak and DPI senior Cydney Blitzer, the high school students will discuss their work, and how photo-based image-making has empowered them to speak up for social justice.


Brooklyn Bridge Park – Fulton Ferry Lawn

We are thrilled to present an outdoor banner at Photoville 2020 with excerpts from the senior thesis projects of 23 recently graduated young artists who received their BFAs in 2020, on view until November 29, 2020. 

Coming Up

Redefining Resistance: "Joy" as Resistance Part II
Wednesday, October 28
4:00 - 6:00pm EST
NYU Washington, DC welcomes NYU Tisch's Deb Willis and Ellyn Toscano with Cheryl Finley of Spelman's AUC Art Collective for this special DC Dialogues program on Women and Migration(s) webinar. Register here

Tyler Mitchell in conversation with Deborah Willis & Joan Morgan
Thursday, October 29, 4:00 - 5:00 pm EST
In his first published monograph, I Can Make You Feel Good, Tyler Mitchell, one of America's distinguished photographers, imagines what a Black utopia could look like. Register here
DPI Faculty and Students

Professor Snow Fu's 3D project, Karst: Plato's Cave was featured on Asian Creative Collective. Check out the virtual project here
DPI students and co-editors, Carlos Hernandez and Ashley Zhang are hard at work on this year's ISO Magazine. Follow @isomag to stay in the loop. 
DPI senior, Shina Peng, photographs Music and Culture for Vice i-D Japan. Check it out!

A partnership between The Nation and Magnum Foundation to seek out stories flying under the radar featured alum, Alan Chin. See the powerful images and read the article, Chinatown Will Recover From the Coronavirus
But it won’t be the same

Rose DeSiano’s public monument, “Reflect & Refract Democracy,” engages the Eastman Garden in Cleveland. See here to learn more about the installation.
Congratulations to alums Jessica Ingram and Janna Ireland for being shortlisted for the 2020 Aperture PhotoBook Awards shortlist. Ingram’s book Road through Midnight: A Civil Rights Memorial and Ireland’s book Regarding Paul R. Williams: A Photographer’s View will be part of an exhibition in Paris hosted by DELPIRE & CO from November 5-28. More Information.
Article of the Week
Gordon Parks, Untitled, 1941. Courtesy of and copyright The Gordon Parks Foundation.
The Enduring Spark: The Work and Legacy of The Gordon Parks Foundation
Writer, Philip B. Kunhardt, Jr., and photographer Gordon Parks established a foundation in 2006 that would carry on the immense work of Parks.

Read the article in The Brooklyn Rail.
The Department of Photography and Imaging (DPI) at NYU Tisch School of the Arts is a four-year B.F.A. program centered on the making and understanding of images. DPI offers students both the intensive focus of an arts curriculum while demanding a broad grounding in the liberal arts. Our department embraces multiple perspectives and approaches which encourages critical engagement both in and outside of the classroom.

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