ICP Public Programs Winter/Spring 2019

Join the International Center of Photography for panel discussions, dynamic performances, and more.
ICP
Jan 22, 2019
Join the International Center of Photography for panel discussions, dynamic performances, and more.

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Most ICP Public Programs are offered free of charge, but advanced registration is strongly encouraged. Dates, times, and locations are subject to change.

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February

Curator’s Talk—Your Mirror: Portraits from the ICP Collection

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 12 | 6:30–8 PM | ICP MUSEUM
ICP Director of Exhibitions and Collections Erin Barnett and Claartje van Dijk, assistant curator, collections, discuss the images and themes presented in the exhibition.

Re-Stating the Union

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 20 | 6:30–8 PM | ICP MUSEUM
Artists, writers, and political thinkers respond to Franklin D. Roosevelt’s iconic “For Freedoms” address and reflect on the state of our union, and our freedoms, in 2019.

Optics: #Bodygoals

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 27 | 6:30–8 PM | ICP MUSEUM
This session of Optics examines how photographs have been used to inspire physical fitness, market the wellness industry, and codify “perfect bodies” in our visual history.

March

Daughters of the Movement: Where Do We Go From Here?

SUNDAY, MARCH 3 | 6:30–8:30 PM | ICP MUSEUM
A conversation on social justice advocacy and oral histories with the daughters of activists and artists of the civil rights movement.

Reimagining the Image: Paul Mpagi Sepuya

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 6 | 6:30–8 PM | ICP Museum
The Los Angeles–based artist discusses his work on intimate portraiture.

ICP x Art + Feminism: Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon

SATURDAY, MARCH 9 | 11 AM–4:30 PM | ICP SCHOOL
An all-day communal updating of Wikipedia entries on ICP Collection artists and ICP School alumni whose work relates to gender and feminism.  

Right to Represent

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13 | 6:30–8 PM | ICP MUSEUM
A look at how photographers engage with the power dynamics involved in representing human subjects.

Reimagining the Image: Alex Kay Potter

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 20 | 6:30–8 PM | ICP Museum
The photojournalist discusses her recent work covering conflict in the Middle East.

Queering the Collection: Conversation and Book Launch

SUNDAY, MARCH 24 | 3–4:30 PM | ICP MUSEUM
A celebration of the ICP Library’s collaboration with GenderFail and the resulting publication.

In Conversation: For Freedoms

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 27 | 6:30–8 PM | ICP MUSEUM
Hank Willis Thomas and Eric Gottesman, cofounders of the artist collective For Freedoms, and artists Emily Shur and Wyatt Gallery, discuss art-making and civic engagement.

April

Dismantling the Gaze: Jess T. Dugan

MONDAY, APRIL 1 | 6:30–8 PM | ICP MUSEUM
The 2019 Infinity Award winner discusses her recent work exploring identity, gender, sexuality, representation, and community through portraiture.

Reimagining the Image: Shahidul Alam

THURSDAY, APRIL 4 | 6:30–8:30 PM | ICP MUSEUM
The 2019 Infinity Award winner, photographer, writer, and human rights activist discusses his career creating spaces, both personal and institutional, that counter the repression of freedom and democracy.

Stranger Fruit

TUESDAY, APRIL 9 | 6:30–8 PM | ICP MUSEUM
Writer and critic Antwaun Sargent and photographer Jon Henry engage in a discussion, anchored in Henry’s recent photographic series, on the effects of police brutality on black American families and communities.

Optics: The Hungry Eye

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 17 | 6:30–8 PM | ICP MUSEUM
This session of Optics centers on the consumption of food-as-image, asking: how do photographs influence what we eat?

Photobook Fest

THURSDAY, APRIL 18 | 6–8 PM | ICP MUSEUM
An evening of shopping and signing as photographers share their latest book projects.

Photo Prose—Your Mirror: Portraits from the ICP Collection

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 24 | 6:30–8 PM | ICP MUSEUM
An evening of readings featuring poets and artists responding to photographs in the exhibition.

 

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.