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Call for Submissions: THE FENCE

Competitions Opportunities

THE FENCE offers a unique opportunity for photographers to present powerful photography in the public realm, and share their work with millions of people when/where they least expect it. By re-contextualizing…

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Artist Talk: Torbjørn Rødland

Events Talks/Lectures

Aperture Foundation, in collaboration with the Department of Photography at Parsons The New School for Design, is pleased to present an artist talk with Torbjørn Rødland. Rødland’s photographs explore the symbolism of…

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Erik Madigan Heck (MFA Photography ’09) Photographs Saoirse Ronan for NYMag

Erik Heck for NY Mag
Alumni News

SAOIRSE RONAN FOR NEW YORK MAGAZINE’S FASHION ISSUE   Photographed by Erik Madigan Heck (MFA Photography, 2009) Released in print on Monday, February 8th, 2016 and online at
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Sabine Mirlesse (MFA Photo ’10) Presents “As If It Should Have Been A Quarry” in First Solo Exhibition in Brussels

Sabine Mirlesse
Alumni News

Sabine Mirlesse (MFA Photo ’10) will be opening her first solo exhibibition Thursday, February 11 at La Galerie Particulière at Place du Châtelain, 14 – 1050 Ixelles, Bruxelles. For more information, visit:
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Apply for the Future Culture Photo Urbanism Fellowship!

Fellowships Opportunities

Design Trust for Public Space now accepting submissions for the Future Culture Photo Urbanism Fellowship, in partnership with Staten Island Arts and the Alice Austen House, to focus on the cultural community…

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AIGA@Parsons Lecture Series Presents: An Evening with Google Creative Lab


  Wednesday, January 27, 2016 The Auditorium The New School 66 West 12th Street 6:30-7:00PM Doors open & check-in 7:00-8:30PM Presentation 8:30-9:00PM Reception ***This event has now reached capacity and is sold…

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Photo Faculty Jeanine Oleson Has New Work in an Exhibition at SculptureCenter

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The exhibition is entitled The Eccentrics. The opening is on Saturday, January 23rd from 6-8pm, and it runs through April 4th. Oleson will also be presenting a related performance on Tuesday, March 1….

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Adele photographed for TIME by MFA Photo alumnus Erik Madigan Heck (’09)

Alumni News News

    ADELE PHOTOGRAPHED BY ERIK MADIGAN HECK FOR TIME MAGAZINE Released in print on Monday, December 21st internationally and online at
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Alumna Jessica Yatrofsky (MFA Photo ’09) “Gender, Beauty & the Camera” Discussion at Soho Beach House

Jessica Yatrofsky
Alumni News

Soho Beach House presents photographer Jessica Yatrofsky in discussion with Dana Caputo, one of the androgynous models featured in her I Heart Girl project and book. Independent curator, Caroline Taylor, will…

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Alumna Brigitte Lustenberger (MFA Photo ’06) Presents at Catch of the Year at the Dienstgebäude

Photo by Brigitte Lustenberger
Alumni News

  Brigitte Lustenberger, MFA Photo ’06, will be presenting at Catch of the Year at the Dienstgebäude in Zurich from November 28, 2015 through January 16, 2016. A real fly as a projection…

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Alumnus John Deamond (MFA Photo ’13) “A Foot in the Door” Exhibition at Washington ArtWorks

Photo by John Deamond
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A Foot in the Door December 4–January 3 Reception: Friday, December 4, 6–9 p.m.   Washington ArtWorks 12276 Wilkins Avenue Rockville, MD 20852   Gallery hours: Monday–Thursday, 10am–10pm Friday, 10am–4pm Saturday–Sunday,…

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Parsons MFA Photo co-sponsors Day With(out) Art: RADIANT PRESENCE

Radiant Presence

For this year’s Day With(out) Art 2015, Visual AIDS collaborated with 9 influential artists, activists and curators—Bill Arning, Ian Alteveer, Chris Vargas, Rae Lewis-Thornton, Mark S. King, Allen Frame, Maria Mejia,…

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Alumnus Daniel Cherrin (MFA Photo ’12) “NEW AMSTERDAM” Short Film Screening at Anthology Archives

Zev Aaron and Daniel Cherrin, New Amsterdam (2015)
Alumni News

Daniel Cherrin is an MFA Photo graduate from 2012 and he’s having a screening of his short film “New Amsterdam” at Anthology Archives on Wednesday, November 25, at 7:45PM, hosted by…

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Alumna Veronica Ibanez Romagnoli (MFA Photo ’10) Show at Gachipreto in Argentina

Veronica Ibanez Romagnoli at Gachi Prieto
Alumni News

Veronica Ibanez Romagnoli will be showing her work at Gachi Prieto Contemporary Latin American Art Museum in Buenos Aires, Argentina; the show is called “Habitar la luz” or “Living Light,” and…

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“Visualizing Climate Change” — Alumna Melissa Fleming (MFA Photo ’06) Exhibits Work

Melissa Fleming, Glacial Lake, Alaska, 2013
Alumni News

MFA Photography Alumna Melissa Fleming (’06) will be exhibiting her work in a group exhibition, “Visualizing Climate Change.” She will be showing images from her ongoing series on American Glaciers. Fleming will…

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Alumna Jessica Yatrofsky (MFA Photo ’09) Book Launch: I <3 Girl

i <3 girl
Alumni News

 i <3 girl BOOK LAUNCH EVENT MFA Photography alumna Jessica Yatrofsky (’09) will be launching her second photography monograph, I Heart Girl, at the Powerhouse Arena in Brooklyn on Friday, November 13…

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Alumnus Joseph Maida (MFA Photo ’09) “NEW NATIVES” Book Launch in Paris

"New Natives" by  Joseph Maida
Alumni News

Joseph Maida’s NEW NATIVES Book Launch in Paris L’Artiere at SECRET GALLERY 19 Rue de Varenne, 75007 Paris Friday, November 13, 2015 4.00PM – 9:30PM MFA Photography Alumnus Joseph Maia (’09) will…

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MFA Photography Open Studios: Nov. 20, 6PM

Photo Credit: Fernanda Kock
Featured Open Studios

MFA PHOTOGRAPHY OPEN STUDIOS November 20, 6PM 66 5th Ave, 3rd floor Facebook Event Featuring the work of: Alexandra Bourassa, Javier Burneo Garces, Michael Difeo, Christopher Ferguson, Benjamin Freedman, Christian Gangitano,…

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Residency Opportunity for Emerging Photographers in NYC: BAXTER ST at CCNY


BAXTER ST at CCNY Workspace Residency Program for Emerging Photographers in New York City APPLY NOW Each year, BAXTER ST at CCNY invites emerging photographers living in New York City to…

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Aperture/Parsons Talk | In Conversation: Bill Jacobson | 12/01


Bill Jacobson, Place (Series) #425, 2010 APERTURE / PARSONS TALK In Conversation: Bill Jacobson Tuesday, December 1, 2015, 6:30 p.m. Aperture Foundation – 547 West 27th Street, 4th Floor, New York, NY New School Event | Facebook Event Aperture…

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