“Place” is often a central theme in photography, be it descriptive, conceptual, declarative, or a state of mind. Over the last year in particular, our sense of place has drastically shifted. Join Karen Marshall, chair of ICP’s One-Year Certificate Program in Documentary Practice and Visual Journalism and Darin Mickey, chair of ICP’s One-Year Certificate Program in Creative Practices, along with four ICP alumni, Kathryn Harrison (CP 2014/2015), Jutharat (Poupay) Pinyodoonyachet (CP 2017), Lucia Burcelli (DOC 2018), and Ying Ang (DOC 2010)  for an evening exploring the notion of place within photography. The ICP alumni will share selections from personal projects and discuss photography's evolving role in the depiction and representation of place.

Ticketing Information

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About the Rules are Broken: A Year in Imagemaking

The Rules are Broken: A Year in Imagemaking is a weeklong series dedicated to exploring critical issues and their impact on imagemaking. This year’s event focuses on the COVID-19 pandemic, protests against police brutality and marches in support of Black lives, photobooks and place-making, and the impact of 2020 on the future of imagemaking. See the full schedule of events and get your ticket to the event series to attend this talk.

About the Program Format

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Speaker Bios

Based in Australia, Ying Ang is an established photographer and author with extensive exhibition history with clients including with The New York Times and Time Magazine.

Ying was most recently featured in "FIRECRACKERS: Female Photographers Now", a showcase of contemporary female documentary photographers published by Thames & Hudson, and "How We See: Photobooks By Women", featuring one hundred 21st-century photobooks by women photographers published by 10x10 Photobooks.

Ying is currently on the teaching faculty at the ICP in New York and is the Director of Reflexions 2.0 - a photographic masterclass based in Europe - and Le Space Gallery in Melbourne, Australia.

Lucia Buricelli is a photographer from Venice, Italy, currently living between Venice and Milan. Buricelli graduated from the Documentary practice and Visual Journalism program from the International Center of Photography in 2018 and she attended the Eddie Adams Workshop XXXI.

In her work, Lucia is interested in exploring daily life in all its forms: From everyday interactions and animals living in urban environments to objects dropped in the streets and self portraiture. Her work has been featured in the New York Times, Time, New Yorker Photo, Refinery29, Internazionale, DRepubblica, Vice, Causette, 6Mois.

Kathryn Harrison is an American photographer and educator based in Southwest Florida. Harrison graduated from Ringling College of Art and Design and the International Center of Photography before attending the Yale School of Art, where she was awarded the Richard Benson Prize for Excellence in Photography in 2018. That same year, she was the Hillman Foundation Fellowship recipient and won the Snider Prize from the Museum of Contemporary Photography. In Harrison's ongoing body of work, Blue-Stained Walls, the complexities of addiction, mental illness, and chronic disease reveal themselves as intersecting forces that shape her family's lives. Most recently, Harrison co-organized Photographs for Purpose, a fundraiser supported by photographers and their work to benefit four organizations devoted to racial, economic, and social justice in America.

Born in Bangkok, 1992. Jutharat Pinyodoonyachet, aka Poupay, realized that she had a passion for photography since childhood and kept photographing from then on. She was known as a young and emerging Thai street photographer before going to New York for studying One Year Certificate program at International Center of Photography (ICP). After graduation, she became an intern at Magnum Photos. Jutharat’s works have been shown in Thailand and worldwide such as New York city, Miami, San Francisco, Belgium, Germany, etc. She was one of the winners of LensCulture and PDN Annual Contest in 2017. She currently works as a freelance photographer based in New York City.

Karen Marshall, chair of the Documentary Practice and Visual Journalism program, is a documentary photographer whose work examines the psychological lives of her subjects within the social landscape. Her photographs have appeared in numerous publications including the New York Times Magazine, the London Sunday Times, The Atlantic, New York Magazine, GUP Magazine, and PDN. She has exhibited in solo and group shows in many venues throughout the United States as well as in Germany, Austria, Canada, Israel, the Philippines, China, and Colombia. Marshall is the recipient of artist fellowships and sponsorships through the New York Foundation for the Arts, as well as grants and support from private foundations. Nominated for the Prix Pictet in 2011, her work is part of several collections, including the Feminist Artbase at the Brooklyn Museum. Marshall has been faculty at ICP for over two decades, an associate professor (adjunct) at New York University, guest faculty in the MFA program at the Maine Media College, and has taught numerous workshops internationally that focus on visual storytelling.

Darin Mickey, chair of the Creative Practices program, is a New York based photographer. He is the author of Death Takes a Holiday, J&L Books and Stuff I Gotta Remember Not To Forget, J&L Books. His work has appeared in numerous publications including; Aperture, the New York Times Magazine, VICE, the Washington Post Magazine, I.D., FOAM, and Doubletake among others. He has exhibited work in both solo and group exhibitions in New York, Los Angeles, Seattle, Detroit, Cleveland, Copenhagen, Sydney, and Tokyo, and is included in the collections of the Brooklyn Museum of Art, Metropolitan Museum of Art Watson Library Collection, Museum of Modern Art Library Collection, the Museum of The City of New York, Museo d’Arte Contemporenea di Roma, and others. Mickey has been teaching at the International Center of Photography since 2001 and the Cooper Union since 2004.

Image: Jutharat Pinyodoonyachet