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 […]
From the Blog
Effortlessly dispersed on an otherwise blank sheet, words ‘mother’, ‘father’, ‘all sons and daughters’ and ‘regardless of age or place’ utter in the viewers’ mouths, debuting a startling poem brimming with countless untold tales of new territories and fresh beginnings. In On Paper, her first exhibition at SoHo’s Spencer Brownstone Gallery, the Brooklyn-based artist Jesse […]
Erica Baum is one of the most intriguing photography artists working today. Baum’s scrutinizing of optic limitations images and words perpetuate bears riveting results, in which their commonly attributed potentials shatter to unravel new territories for ‘looking’. Experiencing her Naked Eye, Dog Ear or Card Catalogue series, viewers discover new scenarios, where the notion of gazing […]
Solemn, contemplative and evasive; the arresting art of Bas Jan Ader—the Dutch-born and Los Angeles-based artist who sailed to an eternal journey at the age of thirty-three from Massachusetts in attempt to orchestrate what would be his grandest work of art—is not an easy one to immerse in. Still comparatively foreign to the U.S. audience, […]
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.