Every three years, ICP's curators round up some of the most interesting contemporary photography and video works from around the world. The 2013 Triennial, A Different Kind of Order, focuses on artworks created in our current moment of widespread economic, social, and political instability. The exhibition includes 28 international artists who employ photography, film, video, and interactive media. Many of their works reflect the growing importance of new paradigms associated with digital image making and network culture. A Different Kind of Order is organized by Kristen Lubben, Christopher Phillips, Carol Squiers, and Joanna Lehan.

Triennial Artists

Roy Arden
Huma Bhabha
Nayland Blake
A.K. Burns
Aleksandra Domanovic
Nir Evron
Sam Falls
Lucas Foglia
Jim Goldberg

Mishka Henner
Thomas Hirschhorn
Elliott Hundley
Oliver Laric
Andrea Longacre-White
Rafael Lozano-Hemmer
Gideon Mendel
Luis Molina-Pantin
Rabih Mroué
Wangechi Mutu

Sohei Nishino
Lisa Oppenheim
Trevor Paglen
Walid Raad
Nica Ross
Michael Schmelling
Hito Steyerl
Mikhael Subotzky /
  Patrick Waterhouse
Shimpei Takeda


The Triennial also includes an installation of self-published and independently published photobooks. Download a checklist (PDF) of all the titles.

ICP Interview with A.K. Burns

Special Thanks

A Different Kind of Order: The ICP Triennial is made possible with support from the ICP Exhibitions Committee, Mark McCain and Caro Macdonald/Eye and I, Deborah Jerome and Peter Guggenheimer, Joseph and Joan Cullman Foundation for the Arts, Brown Penny Fund, Duggal Visual Solutions, Artis, The Japan Foundation, the Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia, Consulate General of Germany New York, and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.