ICP Public Programs Winter/Spring 2018

Join the International Center of Photography for conversations, panel discussions, book signings, and more.
ICP
Jan 16, 2018
Join the International Center of Photography for conversations, panel discussions, book signings, and more.

Most programs are free with registration. Each event's location is noted below.

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January

In Conversation: Edmund Clark and Erin Barnett

TUESDAY, JANUARY 30 | 6:30–8 PM | ICP MUSEUM
Edmund Clark and ICP Director of Exhibitions and Collections Erin Barnett discuss Edmund Clark: The Day the Music Died, an exhibition that explores new ways to visualize the structures of power and control in the global War on Terror.

February

Optics: Visions of Love

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 6 | 6:30–8 PM | ICP MUSEUM
Critic Jillian Steinhauer hosts Amy Beecher, Moira Weigel, and Fei Liu in this Valentine’s Day–themed examination of the visual culture of modern love, from cyborg erotics to reality TV.

Picturing Place: The Anthropology of Race, Class, and Community

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 21 | 6:30–8 PM | ICP MUSEUM
An interdisciplinary conversation on portraying the realities of life below the poverty line and what it means to study one's own community.

March

The Parallel State by Guy Martin

THURSDAY, MARCH 1 | 6:30–8:45 PM | ICP MUSEUM
British documentary photographer Guy Martin guides the audience through a multi-layered investigation of Turkey’s political and social state, examining the powerful relationship between TV, computer screens, and people’s actions on the street.

Trevor Paglen: The Planet is a Sensor

FRIDAY, MARCH 9 | 6:30–8 PM | ICP MUSEUM
MacArthur fellow, artist, journalist, author, and photographer Trevor Paglen discusses his illuminating work on surveillance, covert operations, and classified landscapes.

And Then They Came for Us

TUESDAY, MARCH 20 | 6:30–8:30 PM | ANGELIKA FILM CENTER
The New York premiere of And Then They Came for Us, a documentary film by Abby Ginzburg and Ken Schneider, featuring George Takei.

Photography, Immigration, and the Making of Citizenship: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21 | 6:30–8 PM | ICP MUSEUM
Professor Anna Pegler-Gordon discusses the role of photography in shaping immigration policy ahead of a panel discussion with NYCLU Executive Director Donna Lieberman and other legal scholars and policymakers.

Japanese Incarceration: Public Memory and Cultural Production, Part I

TUESDAY, MARCH 27 | 6:30–8 PM | ICP MUSEUM
Poet Kimiko Hahn introduces an in-gallery reading prior to a conversation moderated by Tom Ikeda, executive director of Densho, between poet Christine Kitano and photographer Kevin Miyazaki. Presented in collaboration with the Poetry Society of America.

Japanese Incarceration: Public Memory and Cultural Production, Part II

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 28 | 6:30–8 PM | ICP MUSEUM
Julian Saporiti with Erin Aoyama present the immersive musical experience No-No Boy, followed by a discussion with poet Brandon Shimoda, photographer Paul Kitagaki, and scholar Bob Lee. Presented in collaboration with the Poetry Society of America.

April

In Conversation: Heather Ann Thompson

TUESDAY, APRIL 17 | 6:30–8 PM | ICP MUSEUM
Pulitzer Prize– and Bancroft Prize–winning historian Heather Ann Thompson discusses civil liberties in our heavily surveilled and incarcerated society.

Carceral Aesthetics: Vision and Imprisonment

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18 | 6:30–8 PM | ICP MUSEUM
A conversation with artists and scholars working on issues of aesthetics, visibility, and photography vis-a-vis American prisons.

 

Dates, times, and locations are subject to change.

ICP’s Center for Visual Culture and accompanying programs have been made possible through the generous support of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Additional support for public programs has been provided by The Bern Schwartz Family Foundation, and public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.