Alumni News Recap January/February 2017
Greg Leshé’s (NYU-ICP ‘98) work is featured in the group exhibition Learning to Fly: A Celebration of Flight and Exploration in the Walsh Gallery at Seton Hall University in South Orange, NJ.
Maha Alasaker’s (GS ‘14) series Women of Kuwait, was featured in Vogue Arabia. The project examines eleven Kuwaiti females between the ages of 20 to 40 in various professions and marital statuses.
Her work is also included in Transcendence, currently on view at the Carrie Able Gallery in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.
Ivana Larrosa (MFA ‘16) participated in Flaherty NYC’s Synesthetic Memory, a film screening and panel discussion at the Anthology Film Archives. This program invited the audience to experience short films through synesthetic sensations (hear colors, feel sounds, and taste shapes) while mobilizing emotions and memories. The discussion was moderated by ICP-Bard MFA Chair Nayland Blake.
Also, her work was recently featured in the group show Family at Umbrella Arts Gallery in New York City.
Giulia Berto’s (PJ ‘13) ongoing series Fragments was featured in Loupe magazine. In recent months Fragments was also included in The Photography Master Retreat Field Notes Book published by Conveyor Arts Books, the Photomasters exhibition curated by PHOTOBLOCK at The Old Truman Brewery in London, and the first Fotofilmic monthly PULP Print Showcase in Bowen Island, British Columbia. Fragments won the 2016 Shutter Hub Photomasters Award as Best in Show at Photomasters.
Rick Schatzberg (GS ’15) has a solo exhibition currently on view at No. Six Depot in West Stockbridge, Massachusetts.
Rachel Hulin (ICP-NYU ’02) was interviewed on NPR about her new novel Hey Harry, Hey Matilda, which centers around a wedding photographer and her fraternal twin brother. The book was also featured in Bustle and Kirkus Reviews.
Melissa Rachleff Burtt (ICP-NYU ’83) curated the exhibition Inventing Downtown: Artist-Run Galleries in New York City, 1952-1965 at the NYU Grey Art Gallery, on view through April 1. The exhibition examines the New York art scene during the fertile years between the apex of Abstract Expressionism and the rise of Pop Art and Minimalism. This is the first show ever to survey this vital period from the vantage point of fourteen artist-run galleries—crucibles of experimentation and innovation that radically changed the art world. More than 200 objects—artworks, documentation and ephemera—are included in the exhibition by more than 50 artists.
Jan Cieślikiewicz’s (GS '13) series Null Hypothesis is included in the Circulation(s) Festival of Young European Photographers in Paris, and is the subject of articles in LensCulture and The Guardian.
Chris Occhicone (PJ ‘14) was a finalist in the LensCulture Exposure Awards 2017 for his series War in Ukraine: Position Santa.
Monika Bravo’s (GS '95) solo exhibition Tesserae was recently on view at the Johannes Vogt gallery in New York.
Tuomas Korpijaakko (MFA '10) and Pierre Le Hors (MFA '10), collaborating as NOWORK, were included in the group exhibition The Garden of Forking Paths, organized by Adam Marnie, at Magenta Plains gallery in New York City.
A solo exhibition of work from Cynthia Farnell’s (GS '97) series Garlands was on view at Poem 88 gallery in Atlanta, Georgia. The exhibition marked the beginning of Poem 88’s ongoing representation of Farnell’s work.
Nona Faustine (MFA '13) published a visual response to the presidential inauguration in Artforum. Recently, her work has also been featured in the New Yorker, Collector Daily, Huffington Post, ARTnews, Artsy, and Elle.
Michael Kolster’s (PJ ‘89) book Take Me to the River: Photographs of Atlantic Rivers was published by George F. Thompson Publishing. Kolster received a 2013 Guggenheim Fellowship for the project.
Michael Itkoff (MFA '10) was interviewed in LensCulture about his background and practice as an artist, and his experience running the publishing house Daylight.
Florianne de Lassée’s (GS ‘04) solo exhibition Modern Sati was on view at La Galerie Particulière in Paris.