Photography Symposium

8 Oct

All events are taking place in conjunction with the 50th anniversary celebration of the founding of the School of the Arts at NYU.


Event Date and Time
Department of Photography and Imaging, Room 804
721 Broadway, New York, NY 10003
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the founding of the School of the Arts at NYU, the Department of Photography and Imaging will be hosting the first of a series of alumni panels addressing professional careers and the future of our evolving field.

This first session will feature four distinguished alumni whose careers reflect both the creative and scholarly traditions of our curriculum. Internationally recognized artistHank Willis Thomas (TSOA,’98) will discuss his creative career and share views about provocative, activist art and collaborative models. He will be joined by his frequent collaborator, Jessica Ingram (TSOA,’99), artist and Chair of the Photography Department at California College of  the Arts.

Representing the field of publishing, the first editor to introduce photographic illustration at The New Yorker and currently Director of Photography at Fortune magazine, Mia (Diorio) Deihl (TSOA,’88) will share her experiences and discuss the hybrid nature of merging print and electronic media. Rounding out the panel, Chris Mahoney (TSOA,’88), Senior Vice President and Head of the Photography Department at Sotheby’s, will discuss marketing, the market place and the historical research that supports the sale of photographic treasures.

Following the panelist’s comments, there will be an opportunity for a Q&A.

Panel moderated by Thomas Drysdale.


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