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Photographers and curators focus on the complexities of bearing witness in Ukraine.

Featuring:

  • Ira Lupu, photographer, visible artist, and curator
  • Alex Majoli, photographer & member of Magnum Photos
  • Susan Meiselas, documentary photographer & member of Magnum Photos
  • Rafał Milach, visible artist, activist, photographer, and educator
  • Fred Ritchin, Dean Emeritus of the International Center of Photography

In what methods do photos made by Ukrainian and international photographers assist others to realize a greater understanding of the nation and its individuals? Can images right now nonetheless function credible witnesses to battle and its horrors as they did within the twentieth century?

Susan Meiselas delivers opening remarks. Two photographers who’ve been working in Ukraine, Alex Majoli and Rafał Milach, will focus on their experiences on the bottom and examine it to different conflicts that they’ve coated. They will likely be joined by ICP’s Fred Ritchin and artist/photographer Ira Lupu, initially from Odesa, who collectively curated the latest exhibition, “In Ukraine,” consisting of images, movies, work, books, and information clippings made primarily by Ukrainian artists and documentarians. They will focus on the essential want for a bigger understanding of Ukraine and its individuals by means of artwork and tradition, not solely by means of the lens of battle.

Presented in partnership with Magnum Photos, whose photographers are famend for his or her protection of world occasions because the Spanish Civil War, and which is celebrating its seventy fifth anniversary.

This occasion is offered because the annual dialog on images generously underwritten by Mahnaz Ispahani Bartos and Adam Bartos.

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   ABOUT THE SPEAKERS   

Ira Lupu is a photographer, visible artist, and curator born in Odesa, Ukraine, and at present primarily based in NYC. She is a graduate of the International Center of Photography, and Viktor Marushchenko’s School of Photography (Kyiv). Her work has been exhibited throughout Europe and the U.S., together with Christie’s London, Copenhagen Photo Festival, Rotterdam Art Week, Dallas Contemporary, and printed within the New York Times, Vogue Italia, and the British Journal of Photography, amongst others. A member of Diversify.Photo, she is represented on Artsy by means of IFAC Gallery, New York. In March 2022, following the Russian invasion of Ukraine, she and ICP dean emeritus Fred Ritchin co-curated and launched “In Ukraine,” a fundraiser exhibition of Ukrainian images and artwork. The present premiered on the Dobbin Mews gallery in Brooklyn, and is quickly to journey to London, Paris, and New Mexico.

Alex Majoli is an Italian photographer. He attended the Art Institute in Ravenna. Majoli’s work focuses on the human situation and the theater inside our day by day lives. Majoli’s profession began to develop after he photographed the closing of the infamous insane asylum on the island of Leros in Greece, which resulted in his first monograph, Leros. Throughout the years Majoli has labored as a photojournalist. His work is in varied chosen public collections: The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art—Kansas City, International Center of Photography, The Margulies Collection on the WAREhOUSE in Miami, Snite Museum of Art, MUFOCO and Mucem. Among many different honors and grants Majoli has acquired: Eugene Smith grant; Guggenheim fellowship; Infinity Award; NPPA Photographer of the Year; Feature Photography Award, Overseas Press Club. He has been with Magnum Photos as a photographer since 1996 and is represented by the Howard Greenberg Gallery in New York City.

Susan Meiselas is a documentary photographer and member of Magnum Photos since 1976. She is the creator of Carnival Strippers, Nicaragua, Kurdistan: In the Shadow of History, Encounters with the Dani, Pandora’s Box, and A Room of Their Own. Meiselas is well-known for her documentation of human rights points for over a decade in Latin America. Her images are included in American and worldwide collections. In 1992 Meiselas was made a MacArthur Fellow. She is presently the President of the Magnum Foundation. The Magnum Foundation helps, trains, and mentors the following technology of in-depth documentary photographers and seeks to extend the influence of each historic and modern images within the digital age.

Rafał Milach is a visible artist, activist, photographer, and educator. His work focuses on the stress between society and energy constructions. He is the creator of photographic publications critically inspecting the management programs and methods of protest. A key point of interest of his is the conflict between non-heroic gestures and ostensibly impartial areas, that are in actual fact set towards a political background of present occasions. The oppressive nature of the areas Milach investigates is mirrored in structure, objects, and suitably formatted social constructions. Rafał is a co-founder of The Archive of Public Protests and Sputnik Photos collectives. He is an affiliate member of the Magnum Photos company. Milach relies in Warsaw, Poland.

Fred Ritchin is Dean Emeritus of the International Center of Photography and was beforehand professor of Photography & Imaging at New York University for over 20 years. He served as image editor of the New York Times Magazine (1978–82), created the primary multimedia model of the New York Times (1994–95), and conceived and edited the Times’s first non-linear on-line documentary venture, “Bosnia: Uncertain Paths to Peace,” nominated by the Times in 1997 for a Pulitzer Prize in public service. In 1999 he co-founded and directed PixelPress, a company that experimented with new documentary types of storytelling whereas collaborating with humanitarian organizations equivalent to UNICEF, UNFPA and WHO on tasks such because the Millennium Development Goals and a marketing campaign to finish the illness of polio globally. His books embody In Our Own Image: The Coming Revolution in Photography, After Photography, and Bending the Frame: Photojournalism, Documentary, and the Citizen. In March of 2022 he co-curated “In Ukraine” with Ira Lupu, an exhibition in solidarity with the individuals of Ukraine that includes work primarily by Ukrainian artists and documentarians.

 

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