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Alumni News 2006

December 2006

Monica Ruzansky (GS06) is the winner of the National Biennial of Visual Art Yucatan 2006 in the photography category; her photo essay "De Noche" is one of 12 in a series called "Espia" on Mexico City, published in conjunction with the Biennial.
Suzanne Mejean (GS05) was selected as a visiting artist at Light Work in Syracuse.
Christopher Morris (GS81) published his first book My America, based on his work covering the White House for TIME.
Christoph Bangert (PJ03) and Johan Spanner (PJ02) were back in Iraq through Christmas for The New York Times. Bangert's first book Travel Notes: 22 Thousand Miles Across America will be published by PowerHouse in January.
Jessica Dimmock (PJ05) and faculty member Brenda Ann Kenneally (NYU/ICP97) participated in a conversation for Brooklyn's Rotunda Gallery and New York Magazine's STOOP SERIES on December 7.
Ixone Sadaba (GS06) was featured in the preview section of PhotoMiami.
Leonora Hamill (GS03), Giada Ripa di Meana (GS99) were in a group show Through the Looking Glass: Abstracting Reality at CVZ Contemporary, NY.

November 2006

Jessica Dimmock (PJ05) has a portfolio of images, "The Ninth Floor," published in the current issue of Aperture.
Matthew Monteith (GS95) has a continuing series in Dwell magazine, visiting cities around the U.S.
Margherita Crocco (GS06) had a show at Galerie Sevigne in Paris.
Charlotte Oestervang (PJ05) won a Merit Award for her book project in PDN's PIX Digital Imaging Contest 2006.
Monica Ruzansky (GS06) is in a two-person exhibition at the PS122 Gallery, November 11–December 3.
Liliane Vanbalberghe (GS06) is included in the Salón de Arte Fotográfico in Medellín, Colombia this fall.

October 2006

Joshua Lutz (MFA05) had his Roz Chast images printed in the The New York Times, 10/26/06.
Go Sugimoto (GS03) was featured in the M.Y. Art Prospects booth at PhotoNY.
Shradda Borawake (GS06) is in a group exhibition The Art of Boxing, which opened October 14 at Gleason's Gym in Brooklyn.
Yto Barrada (PJ94) has a portfolio of photographs in the October issue of Artforum.
Shana Wittenwyler (PJ05) has an exhibition Portrait of My Father's Dairyland at Artisan Gallery in Paoli, Wisconsin, opening October 6.
Birgitta Lund (GS89) has an exhibition In Transit, which won the Fondation HSBC pour la photographie Award, opening October 12 at Phillips de Pury and October 19 at Julie Saul Gallery.
Joseph Rodriguez (GS85) will be signing books at the ICP Museum on October 27.

September 2006

Lina Haskel (GS05) received two honorable mentions in the Lucie Awards/International Photo Awards 2006, in the professional category for Music, for her projects "Baltimore Club" and "The Flaming Lips." View her work at her website.
Lisa Ehrenkranz (NYU/ICP85) had an exhibition Ode to India at the Mark Humphrey Gallery in Southampton.
Monica Ruzansky (GS06) is taking part in the XII Photography Biennial in Mexico City and received Honorable Mention for her work. The exhibition takes place September 14 to November 4, and will travel for two years around Mexico.
Joseph Rodriguez (GS85), faculty member, appeared on Larry King Live discussing gang behavior and his new book, Flesh Life: Sex in Mexico City, published by powerHouse.
Brenda Ann Kenneally (NYU/ICP97) has a photo essay on New Orleans youth in the 8/27/06 New York Times Sunday Magazine.
Jonathan Hayon (GS04) is in a group exhibition at the World Trade Center site.
Matthew Monteith (GS95) shot an eight-page spread in the September issue of Dwell and will have his first book Czech Eden, published by Aperture in Fall 2007.
Mickey Kerr (GS03) had a solo exhibition Aftermath: Sept. 14 in the M.Y. ART PROSPECTS Project Room.
Jules Spinatsch (PJ94) is featured in MoMA's New Photography exhibition, which opened September 9.
Pradeep Dalal (MFA04), faculty member, has an exhibition, Love in Small Change, at the Mid-Manhattan Library through December 20.
Martine Fougeron (GS06) won a "Golden Light" award for Portraiture from the Maine Photographic Workshops for work she created while she was a student at ICP.
Charlotte Haslund-Christensen (PJ97) is in FOTO: New Photography from Denmark at the Scandinavia House through November 11.

August 2006

Veras Images, a New York-based documentary and editorial photography agency founded by graduates of ICP's Photojournalism Program 2005, will be celebrating its one-year anniversary at Visa Pour L'Image, the 18th annual International Festival of Photojournalism, September 4-10, 2006, in Perpignan, France.

July 2006

Giovanni Del Brenna's (PJ02) new book, L'aria di Firenze, comissioned by Hermès Italia, has been published by Silvana Editore. She has also been chosen as one of Getty Images' New Photographers for Advertisement 2007.
Catherine Kunkemueller and Adriana Zubikarai have formed ART at ROOM, an artist-run virtual gallery operating out of  ROOM at 182 Duane Street. ART at ROOM's  inaugural exhibition is Salon2006, July 25–Oct 7. Salon2006 will feature fellow alumni: Mickey Kerr (GS02), Chiho Kitajima (GS02), Catherine Kunkemueller (GS04, MFA05), Barbara Salinas (GS02), Abigail Simon (MFA04), Go Sugimoto (GS02), and Adriana Zubikarai (GS02); former students: Paul Ambrose, Mariana Bersten, Harold Levine, Ralph Modica; and faculty member, Barry Stone.
Julie Kubal (PJ04) was selected for a fellowship at the Poynter Institute for Media Studies to work on community reporting.

June 2006

Suzanne MeJean (GS04) has an exhibition Original Fiction at GFL Gallery in Williamsburg through July 7.
Joseph Rodriguez (GS85) and Vincent Cianni, faculty members, participated in a panel discussion on long term photo essays at the Museum of the City of New York on June 14.
Ixone Sadaba (GS06) is in a group exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art in Toronto through August.
Giovanni Del Brenna (PJ02), Filippo Romano (PJ99) and Giada Ripa Di Meana (GS99) are in a group exhibition curated and comissioned by Hermes at Galleria Grazia Neri in Milan.
Daro Sulakauri (PJ06) is a winner of the Nikon Campus Challenge; her images were featured on the Nikon website.

May 2006

Jeff Mermelstein (GS81) has an exhibition at Steven Kasher Gallery through June 10.
Jessica Dimmock (PJ05) was awarded PDN's Marty Forscher Fellowship professional award.
Heike Marie Krause (MFA06), Dafna Tal (PJ06), Charlotte Oestervang (PJ05), Zana Briski (GS91), Brenda Ann Kenneally (NYU/ICP97) and Christopher Morris (GS81) were cited by PDN in their Photo Annual 2006.
Pradeep Dalal, Mitchell Goodman, and Joshua Lutz (all MFA05) were featured in the exhibition Reality/Play at Orchard Gallery.
Veras Images, the agency founded by 14 ICP grads last year, was featured in the May/June issue of The Fader magazine.
Natasha Lunn, Photo Editor of The New Yorker and faculty member, juried the Photography Now '06 exhibition at the Center for Photography at Woodstock, featuring Arantxa Cedillo (PJ05).

April 2006

Capucine Bailly (PJ05) won third place in the People category of the PDN/EDU Spring 2006 Student Photo contest.
Carlos Motta, faculty member, had an exhibition SOA: Black and White Tales at Real Artways in Hartford through May 14.
Dov Israeli (GS04) and Yolanda del Amo, faculty member, were in an exhibition at Hudson Franklin Gallery.
Julie Kubal (PJ05) won an Eddie Adams White House internship.

March 2006

Allen Frame, faculty member, organized the exhibition Bearings: The Female Figure, at P.S. 122 Gallery, which included Joselyn DeJesus (ICP at The Point alumna); Leonora Hamill (GS03), Sandra Sacson (GS03) and Suzanne Mejean (GS05).
Nina Andersson (GS99), Christoph Bangert (PJ03), Christopher LaMarca (PJ02), Barbara Salinas (GS03), and Jonathan Smith (PJ01) are on PDN's annual list of "Emerging Photographers to Watch."
Christoph Bangert had a photo essay in Der Stern about the Pakistani earthquake and won an Award of Excellence for an online New York Times slideshow on Iraq.
Sumit Dayal (PJ06) won an Alexia Foundation student grant and will have a fall exhibition in Perpignan.
Monica Ruzansky (GS06) is in in the exhibition ABCDF: Portraits of Mexico City at the Queens Museum through August 20.
Martin Weber (GS91) was awarded $25,000 by the No Strings Foundation.

February 2006

Capucine Bailly (PJ05) was in the "Annual National Juried Exhibition Photography" at The Muse Gallery in Philadelphia.
Birgitta Lund (GS89) has a solo exhibition In Transit at the Galerie Birthe Laursen in Copenhagen through March 25.
Christopher LaMarca (PJ02) was chosen for PDN's list of 30 Emerging Photographers for 2006.
Yto Barrada (PJ94) is on the shortlist for the Deutsche Börse Prize.
Arantxa Cedillo (PJ05) had photos selected for the permanent collection at the Kiyosato Museum of Art in Japan.

January 2006

Stephanie Cardon (GS01) had an exhibition Fables from the New World at the Franco-American Institute in Rennes, France.
Esther Levine (PJ97) has an exhibition called New York at Leica Gallery Frankfurt.
Rita Leistner (GS01) is in the exhibition Unembedded: Four Independent Photojournalists on the War in Iraq at Redux Gallery.
Stacy Arezou Mehrfar (GS02) and Mary Galligan (GS04) participated in a media arts festival at the Makor/Steinhardt Center; both are artists-in-residence.
Alessandra Sanguinetti (GS92) was included in The S Files, el Museo del Barrio's fourth biennial survey of emerging Latino artists.
Jessica Dimmock (PJ05) had images published in Time magazine to illustrate a story on Medicare.
Andrea Camuto (PJ04) has a photo essay in the Winter 2006 Ms. Magazine on the Afghanistan elections.
Marian Benes (GS03) has work featured in the Skoda Auto Museum in Prague.

© Martine Fougeron, GS06
© Martine Fougeron, GS06

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