Confounding Expectations: Photography in Context - Photographing Katrina

Aperture at The New School Wed 11 Oct 2006 7.00PM-9.00PM The New School, Tishman Auditorium
66 West 12th Street
Free admission
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On assignment, or on their own, hundreds of photographers rushed to New Orleans to capture the devastation wrought by Hurricane Katrina. The artists will discuss their personal experience of Katrina and how they approach emotionally charged subject matter.

Fred Ritchin, Associate Professor of Photography and Communications, Tisch School of the Arts, New York University, founder of PixelPress

Stanley Greene and Kadir Von Lohuizen, photographers and co-founders of Issue
Chris Jordan, photographer
Larry Towell, photojournalist, Magnum
Katherine Wolkoff, photographer

This panel is part of the Aperture Foundation Lectures: "Confounding Expectations: Photography in Context," and is presented in collaboration with the Aperture Foundation, Parsons The New School for Design and the Vera List Center for Art and Politics at The New School 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.