Author Archives: Deirdre Donohue

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Alice in Wonderland

 Photos by Janeen Megloranzo Alice in Wonderland: The Forming of a Company and the Making of a Play by Richard Avedon and the text / edited by Doon Arbus from a series of taped conversations with each of the seven members of … Continue reading

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A New Edition to the Library Reader Resources Series

The ICP Library has several reader resources that guests can come and use to find photography books on a particular subject. Some in the past have been female photographers or wartime photography. The newest edition to this series is “Photography … Continue reading

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Response to Zanele Muholi’s Only Half the Picture

  This blog post is written in honor of Zanele Muholi who won the ICP Infinity award for documentary photography and photojournalism earlier this month. Her book, Only Half the Picture is a photo series about Black lesbians. The book … Continue reading

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Response to Hokkaido 1971–1976 by Eiji Sakurai

By: Akari Stimler   Hokkaido is an island in Japan, and it is also the island where my mother grew up. Hokkaido is located at the north tip of Japan and is close to Russia. I always thought of Hokkaido … Continue reading

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Response to Girl Culture by Lauren Greenfield

by Akari Stimler and Zoë Gleitsman As teenage girls, this book immediately caught our attention. Even though the photographs were taken when we weren’t born yet, the subject matter and many of the topics discussed are very identifiable and relatable. … Continue reading

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With a Little Help for Our Friends

During the month of October, the ICP Library Team has been pitching in to assist their colleagues at ICP@Mana to unpack 4,000 boxes of treasures onto the shelves of their new collection storage room. It is very diverting and rewarding, … Continue reading

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ICP Library’s Book Cover Project

Have you heard any buzz yet about ICP’s forthcoming website? In December the developers asked us to explore the possibility of getting really visual with our library collection, and we jumped at the opportunity. Web art connoisseurs are already really … Continue reading

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2014 Lab Experiments in the ICP Library

As you may know, I am proud that ICP Library is that it is a laboratory for experimentation, production and performance! 2014 was the fourth year that the ICP/Bard MFA students embedded in the library for a class that is … Continue reading

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Evolution of Ibidem: Book, Meet your Dummy

Among the very first visitors to the newly constructed ICP Library in 2001 was a new student named Giovanni del Brenna, who spoke most of the languages of his classmates [Italian, Spanish, Portuguese and French], and offered to help out … Continue reading

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Rita Leistner book launch and screening at ICP Library Nov. 7 6-8pm

About the book The medium is the message in this playful and philosophical trans-media crossover book about smartphones, language, photography and war. Rita Leistner, who is a graduate of the International Center of Photography in New York (2000) and has … Continue reading

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