One of the most interesting voices in contemporary photography, Alec Soth will visit Ithaca College and the Roy H. Park School of Communications on Thursday, November 3 at 7:00 pm in the Park Auditorium.
Soth makes compelling images of everyday America that form powerful narrative vignettes. His work easily crosses boundaries from contemporary fine art practice to journalism as well as print and web editorial work. In addition to being a Magnum photographer, he is a prolific maker and publisher of photographic books, and has created a series of multi-media pieces for the New York Times.
A new book by Nick Muellner, associate professor in the Department of Cinema, Photography, and Media Arts, was published by in September by A-Jump Books. The Amnesia Pavilions is a textual and visual autobiography that centers on his return to a small city in Easter Siberia after a seventeen-year absence.
A-Jump Books released his book on September 29 at the New York Art Book Fair. Muellner also presented an illustrated reading and slideshow as part of the New York Art Book Fair’s “Classroom” program on October 1. “The Classroom” is a curated series of informal conversations, workshops, readings and other artist-led programs, with continuous enrollment for all fair-goers throughout the New York Art Book Fair weekend.
Jason Harrington, Assistant Professor in the Cinema, Photography, and Media Arts Department, premiers latest animated film, My Mind, in Italian animation festival and Anchorage International Film Festival.
During her 2010-2011 sabbatical leave, Professor Janice Levy from the Department of Cinema, Photography, and Media Arts spent ten months teaching photography to women at Princess Noura bint Abdulrahman University in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
On Tuesday, October 25, in her first public presentation since her return from the Kingdom, Prof. Levy will share personal and professional challenges of working and living in this complex and mysterious nation. She also will show some of her photographs and photos by her Saudi students.
The presentation will be held at 7 p.m. in Park Hall Auditorium is open to the public.
Joshua Bonnetta, assistant professor in the Department of Cinema, Photography and Media Arts, premiered his film American Colour at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) in September.
TIFF is recognized as one of the most important film festivals in the world. Professor Bonnetta's film screened in the Wavelength program which celebrates innovation and experimentation in film and video curating the best international avant-garde film and video works internationally.
A review of the program was mentioned in Artforum.