12:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

The Photographic Universe II brings together a range of leading practitioners, scientists, theoreticians, historians, and philosophers to consider and reflect on current discussions in photography at a pivotal moment in its history. The unique format of the conference will consist of one-on-one conversations between two individuals from disparate professional and research backgrounds. The conference will conclude with a roundtable focusing on photographic education.

Thursday, April 11 – The Cultural Image

  • 12:15-1:15 p.m. - Todd Cronan with Simon Critchley
  • 1:30-2:30 p.m. - Doug Rickard with Joshua Chuang
  • 2:45-3:45 p.m. - Victoria Hattam with Hito Steyrel
  • 3:45-4:15 p.m. - Break
  • 4:15-5:15 p.m. - Lynne Tillman with Eduardo Cadava
  • 5:30-7:00 p.m. - Round table on Photography Education: moderated by Jeanine Oleson, with Becca Albee,                                 Allen Frame, and Song Tae Chong      

Sponsors: AMT, The Vera List Center for Art and Politics, NSPE, and the Aperture Foundation.


Theresa Lang Community and Student Center, Arnhold Hall, 55 West 13th Street, 2nd floor

Free; no tickets or reservations required; seating is first-come first-served