October 7, 2005

A group of SVA artists is going uptown this month as the MFA Photography, Video and Related Media Department presents Re:Vision, a program of thesis video work, at Lincoln Center’s Walter Reade Theater, 70 Lincoln Center Plaza. Seven thesis students – Gideon Boaz, Ko-Wei Chen, Ivan Cortazar, Diana Heise, D. Nzingha Tomlinson, Jan Wandrag and Nina S. Young – will be screening their work on Tuesday, October 11, starting at 7pm. The videos include Boaz’s In-visible Years?, which focuses on the lives of gay men in their 40s, 50s and 60s; Tomlinson’s The Ancestors Walk with Us: Our History (Re)membered, a look at the profound presence of African ancestry in modern life; and Young’s Super Natural, an animated fairytale. Admission is free; seating is limited and on a first-come, first-served basis; call 212.875.5600 for more information.

In other photo news, the BFA Photography Department is participating in Photo New York, a four-day exposition of artwork and events, by hosting a booth at the Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 West 18th Street, October 6 – 9; and presenting a full-day seminar, Fine Art Photography and the Marketplace, with author and consultant Mary Virginia Swanson, which will take place on Saturday, October 8, 9am – 5pm, in the Amphitheater, 209 East 23rd Street, 3rd floor. To register or get more information, call 505.984.8353 or visit the Photo NY Web site.

Image: D. Nzingha Tomlinson, still from The Ancestors Walk with Us: Our History (Re)membered, 2005; from “Re:Vision.”

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