Baxter St at CCNY offers a Conversations Series, presenting emerging and established photographers, curators, critics and photo professionals, talking about their work in an intimate setting. The series provides firsthand exposure to notable speakers with an opportunity for Q and A’s. The audience of up to 35 people includes the general public and Baxter St at CCNY’s membership. 

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Upcoming Conversations

Flower Girl by Pam Butler

As Object
A conversation with Pam Butler and Leigh Ledare

Thursday, October 12th | 7 pm
Event is free but seating is limited, seating on a first come basis
Suggested Donation $5

Please join us for a conversation between artist Pam Butler and curator Leigh Ledare. The evening will center on Butler’s solo show ‘As Object’ currently on view at Baxter St at CCNY.

 

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Recent Conversations
Landscape #10, by Jesse Chun

Landscape #10, 2014, by Jesse Chun

Home Place
A conversation with Louis Chan, Jesse Chun, and Motohiro Takeda

Monday, April 10th | 7 pm
Event is free but seating is limited, seating on a first come basis
Suggested Donation $5

Baxter St at CCNY is pleased to present an evening with lens-based artists Louis Chan, Jesse Chun, and Motohiro Takeda. Moderated by Baxter St at CCNY Director, Libby Pratt, the evening will feature a conversation with the artists and short presentations of their work.

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film still by Conrad Ventur

IVY Film Screening

Friday, December 2nd | 7:30 pm
Seating is very limited, RSVP to baxterst@cameraclubny.org advised
Suggested Donation $5

Join us on December 2nd for a film screening to coincide with our current exhibition IVY by Conrad Ventur, curated by William Corwin. The program will include works by Cheryl Donegan, Jonas Mekas, and Andy Warhol. Donegan, Mekas , Ventur and exhibition curator William Corwin will be present to take questions following the program.

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Cinthya Santos Briones, image from Indigenous Migrant Women in New York

Mexican Tertulia

Sunday, October 30th | 2-4 pm
Event is free but seating is limited, RSVP to baxterst@cameraclubny.org to secure a seat
Suggested Donation $5

Baxter St at CCNY and the Celebrate Mexico Now Festival present a Mexican Tertulia. An event of 7-minute lightning talks featuring lens-based artists of Mexican heritage. The evening will feature a series of short talks by Irma Bohórquez-GeislerKarla CarballarGabriel Garcia RomanAlan Ruiz, and Cinthya Santos Briones presenting their work.

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Past Conversations

2016
The Personal as Political: Cross-cultural views of surveillance, control, and the body with Joey Lico, Ofri Cnaani, and Eric Corriel
Brian Young in conversation with Joseph Rodriguez
– Fryd Frydendahl in conversation with Allen Frame
[aEGtTPMv.4:] Scopodelic Perspectives on The Plummet Machine with Matthew C. Lange
A Terrible Compromise: Matthew Morrocco and Rachel Stern in Conversation
A Reading with Robert Marshall, Matthew Sharpe, and Wendy Walters
– Inbal Abergil in Conversation with Elisabeth Sherman and Maurice Emerson Decaul, moderated by Allen Frame

2015
– Jen Davis and Tommy Kha in Conversation
Victoria Keddie and Scott Kiernan discuss their E.S.P. TV Coast to Coast Tour
Zackary Drucker & Mariette Pathy Allen in Conversation moderated by Allen Frame
A Conversation with Igael Shemtov with Rona Yefman and Allen Frame
Juan Betancurth, Regine Basha, and Benjamin Fredrickson in Conversation

2014
Anthony Fuller & Katie Murray in Conversation with Joseph Maida
– 2014 Juried Exhibition – Gallery Talk
Vincent Cianni with Alison Nordstorm
George Awde
Sara Macel with Marvin Heiferman
The Space Beyond: Katharina Bosse, Alexander Gehring, Andrea Grützner, and Paula Winkler

2013
– Amani Willett with Marvin Heiferman
– Shen Wei
– Photoville 2013: The 2013 CCNY Darkroom Residents
– Ryan Foerster with Bob Nickas
– Kenneth Zoran Curwood
Keren Moscovitch with Allen Frame
Tiana Markova-Gold with Sarah Dohrmann
Dulce Pinzón

2012
Tom Jarmusch with Lindsey Castillo
– Honky Tonk: Henry Horenstein
The New Women International: Vanessa Rocco with Saul Robbins
Third Annual Zine and Self Published Photo Book Fair
Janelle Lynch at Photoville
– Index of Maladjustment screening curated by Lindsey Castillo

2011
Other Places: Molly Landreth with Tema Stauffer
– Works on Paper: Chad Kleitsch with Kate Menconeri
– The Male Gazed: Amy Elkins, Paul Mpagi Sepuya & Jessica Yatrofsky with Allen Frame
– Jessica Yatrofsky book signing and video screening of I Heart Boy
– Alison Davies in Conversation with Lorie Novak
– Marie Losier

2010
– Omar Gámez in conversation with curator Aldo Sanchez and photographer Allen Frame and Livia Corona in conversation with poet Gaspar Orozco
– Lauren Kelley in Conversation with Yulia Tikhonova
– Zine and Self–Published Photo Book Fair
– Lauren Kelley in Conversation with Yulia Tikhonova
– Victor Sira Conversation as part of the Zine and Self–Published Photo Book Fair
– A New Landscape: Scanner, Game, Charcoal, and the Nude
– Interiority Complex
– Henry Horenstein book signing and film presentation

THIS PROGRAM IS SUPPORTED, IN PART, BY PUBLIC FUNDS FROM THE NEW YORK CITY DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL AFFAIRS IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE CITY COUNCIL.