Photo by Robert Capa
This week at NYU, the International Center of Photography and the Abraham Lincoln Brigade Archives will present a two-day symposium Committed Journalism, focusing on Robert Capa, Gerda Taro and Chim (David Seymour)’s photo reportage of the Spanish Civil War as well as photojournalism in a broader geographical and historical context.
The conference will kick off with panel discussion Photojournalism: Current Commitments with Pulitzer Prize winning photojournalist Todd Heisler, New York Times Deputy Picture editor Meaghan Looram, Wall Street Journal Photo Editor Julien Jourdes, Photojournalist Julie Platner, MediaStorm founder Brian Storm, Photojournalist Walter Astrada and panel moderator Fred Ritchin of NYU. The Second day of the conference will feature respective panel’s The Mexican Suitcase and The Contents of the Suitcase featuring Curator of ICP exhibit The Mexican Suitcase Cynthia Young, ICP Chief Curator Brian Wallis, NYU’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute’s Susie Linfield, ICP Associate curator Kristen Lubben, curator and scholar Carole Naggar, Oberlin College proffessor Sebastiaan Faber and panel moderators Jo Labanyi and Juan Salas of NYU. The conference will close on the second day with panel Photojournalism for Humanitarian Works featuring Doctor’s Without Border’s Jason Cone, Photojournalist Ashley Gilbertson, Human Rights Watch’s Emma Daly, and photojournalist Moises Saman.
Day one: 6:00pm – 8:30pm December 2nd
Day two: 2:00pm – 8:30pm December 3rd, 2010
The King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center, NYU
53 Washington Square South, Suite 201
New York, New York