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Show One 2012: Photography & Imaging Thesis Exhibition

Photography copyright Evan Simon, 2011.

Event Date and Time:

January 26, 2012 – February 18, 2012
Gallery hours are 10am to 7pm weekdays, and noon to 5pm Saturdays.

Location:

Gulf + Western Gallery (1st floor rear lobby) and the 8th Floor Gallery
721 Broadway
New York, NY 10003

The first of 4 Shows Featuring Thesis Projects from the Class of 2012 Opens January 26.

An exhibition featuring approximately 70 works in photography, digital imaging, and multimedia by 13 graduating seniors from the class of 2012 in the Department of Photography & Imaging at the Kanbar Institute of Film & Television. It will remain on view at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts through February 18, 2012.

Entitled, Show One, the show is the first in a series of four exhibitions that will showcase the work of the entire graduating class in a BFA exhibition. Admission is free. Photo identification is required for access to the building. For more information, visit www.photo.tisch.nyu.edu or call 212.998.1930.

In this exhibition: David Allen reshapes the family portrait through a collision of painting and photography and Stephanie Berland captures members of an elite group of Americans, men who risked their lives for their country. Laura Bluher's installation consists of portraits of young women and the objects they have collected while Anamaria Crespo explores the portrait as a fragment. Mark Dalessandro explores modern life via youth growing up just outside of New York City while Casey Drake's American landscapes investigate the phenomenon of the suburban and the delicate balance between the domestic and the wild. Alexander Govenar's street portraits examine the dual performance between subject and photographer and Logan Howard delves into the intersection of her mother's past and the artist's own present experiences. Kyehyung Jennette Lim portrays the life of a hardworking Korean immigrant spending time at home with his family and Sophie Samul's photographs signal a loss of her own feelings of self-criticism but hint at idealization. Evan Simon creates visual postcards from an urban environment, sending greetings from Dead Horse Bay and Kathryn Whitney documents the Park School of Baltimore's Arctic Club trip to Churchill, Manitoba. Noor Youness is represented by a series of color photographs taken over the past four years.

The Department of Photography and Imaging at the Tisch School of the Arts is a four-year B.F.A. program centered on the making and understanding of images. Students explore photo-based imagery as personal and cultural expression. Situated within New York University, the program offers students both the intensive focus of an arts curriculum and a serious and broad grounding in the liberal arts.