Confounding Expectations: Photography in Context Photography Education Today: An Exploration of How we are Creating a New Generation of Image-Based Artists

Aperture at The New School Wed 3 May 2006 7.00PM-9.00PM The New School, Tishman Auditorium
66 West 12th Street
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There are many who believe that an artist cannot be taught, just encouraged. Others maintain that, apart from learning basic skills, aspiring photographers can be helped to understand contemporary photographic discourse. How are young photographers being taught today?

Michelle Bogre, Chair of the Photography Department at Parsons The New School for Design

John Divola, Chair of the Photography Department at University California, Riverside
Robert Thall, Chair of the Photography Department at Columbia College, Chicago

This panel is part of the Aperture Foundation Lectures: "Confounding Expectation III: Photography in Context," and is presented by the Vera List Center for Art and Politics and Parsons The New School for Design in collaboration with the Aperture Foundation with generous support from the Kettering Family Foundation and the Henry Nias Foundation. This program is made possible, in part, by public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs.