Every year Baxter St at the Camera Club of New York holds an open call for entries for its Annual National Photography Competition, this year the competition was juried by artist Mickalene Thomas. The deadline has passed, check back in next spring for the 2017 competition. Photographers and photo-based artists working in any genre are eligible to apply. […]
Open Call Emerging independent curators are invited to submit exhibition proposals for Fall 2017. Please note that there is a small stipend available for both curators and artists. BAXTER ST at CCNY does not provide a production budget for guest curated exhibitions. Rules: Curatorial Proposals may have up to four artists, and may not include […]
Already a Member? BAXTER ST at CCNY members can manage their account by login into Wild Apricot. Workspace Memberships Although BAXTER ST at CCNY has closed its space on 37th Street, we are pleased to announce an agreement with the International Center for Photography (ICP) whereby our members can use ICP’s darkrooms. We offer two different levels of […]
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Currently on view at Gary Nader Gallery is The Crossing Point, Azerbaijani-born and Istanbul-based photographer Rena Effendi’s reflections of the ongoing Syrian refugees crisis chronicled through her inquisitive and soothing lens. Organized in support of The Radcliffe Foundation Refugee Crisis Fund, the exhibition delivers an impactful yet subtle portrayal of the aching issue of Syrian refugees […]
2016 Annual Juried Exhibition at Baxter St/Camera Club of New York Introduced Three Photographers Selected By Mickalene Thomas
Curated by Mickalene Thomas, 2016 Annual Juried Exhibition at Baxter St at Camera Club of New York introduced lens-based works by Travis Brown, Danielle Eliska Lyle, and Marc Ohrem-Leclef, tapping onto prevalent contemporary issues such as gentrification, economic injustice, and racial and sexist prejudice. The artists selected by Thomas through an open call exhibited their […]
In his exhibition at Hudson’s Galerie Gris, Brooklyn based artist Ryan Russo continues his examination with film as a tactile source material, opposed to a time-based sequence of images. Utilizing VHS tapes of seminal Hollywood films as well as cassettes of audio tunes, the artist transfers their magnetic oxide coatings containing visual and audial data […]
One of New York’s oldest arts organizations, the Camera Club (CCNY) has been a home for photographers to develop their craft, providing both a working facility and collegial environment for discussion and the exchange of ideas.
Current Workspace Residents
I use the process of image-making to create conspicuous spaces for narratives of visual analysis. My works are studies of imaged culture and the practice of making pictures.
Situated inside a photographic tradition while questioning the culture that bred that tradition, my practice walks the line between the past and the present.
I am haunted by the hegemony of language as the primary mode of meaning making and find myself in a constant scramble to realign the sensory totem.
My work aims to explore different layers and notions of identity.