From the PRC website:
LECTURE — Fred Ritchin
In a digital environment, what can emerge from a medium transformed? How will it change us as people? And how can we influence what comes next?
“Fred Ritchin is author of the recently published book, After Photography, and has been writing on the digital challenge for media since a major article for The New York Times Magazine in 1984. He is professor of Photography and Imaging at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, and directs PixelPress. Ritchin was picture editor of The New York Times Magazine, executive editor of Camera Arts magazine, and founding director of the Photojournalism and Documentary Photography Program at the International Center of Photography. Ritchin has also authored In Our Own Image: The Coming Revolution in Photography (1990), and his essays have appeared in other books such as In Our Time: The World As Seen by Magnum PHotographers, An Uncertain Grace: THe Photographs of Sebastiao Salgado, Mexico Through Foreign Eyes, Sahel: End of the Road, and Under Fire: Great Photographers and Writers in Vietnam. He is currently finishing another book Outside the Frame, on photography and human rights. He also writes the blog afterphotography.org
Date: Thursday, April 29, 2010
Location: Northeastern University (Building 20F, in West Village)
MBTA T-Stop (E-Line – Northeastern)
This lecture is in collaboration with Northeastern University; click here for a campus map / directions.
Members $10, Non-Members $15, Full-time students $5
Free for Students of Institutional Members”