APPLICATION NOW OPEN!
Each year, BAXTER ST at CCNY invites emerging photographers living in New York City to apply for the BAXTER ST at CCNY Workspace Residency Program.
This residency offers local photographers much-needed workspace in New York City as well as access to the CCNY community and programs.
Open Call Emerging independent curators are invited to submit exhibition proposals for Spring 2018. 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 the […]
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
A recurring theme within contemporary art photography has been the imperative to address the biased or unavailable historical representation of the Black, female body. Since the 1990s’ artists like Carrie Mae Weems, Renee Cox, Xaviera Simmons and now Nona Faustine, have used photography to recognize Black womanhood in all its unattested complexities. In the photographs […]
Andrea Wolf is an interdisciplinary artist interested in how images accrue meaning culturally. Her project Weather Has Been Nice uses algorithms to decompose images taken from mailed postcards. Martha Naranjo Sandoval We’re going to talk about a couple things, but let’s begin with Weather Has Been Nice. How did you start this project? Andrea Wolf […]
Elia Alba is a multidisciplinary artist whose practice revolves around building community. I caught up with Elia at a rooftop in mid-town Manhattan for drinks on a chilly fall day. (Featured image: The Spiritualist, 2014. Maren Hassinger in Inwood HIll Park, NY.) Groana Melendez: Can you tell me a little bit about your background? Elia Alba: […]
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
My work focuses on the relationships between the concepts of memory, home, and landscape.
My projects begin from observations made while walking in the city and simultaneously wandering through ideas about landscape.
I’m moving through the city, wishing to reclaim it, to make this heady and almost mythical city my own.
My work is about narratives that are triggered by absence.