School of Visual Arts presents the MFA Photography, Video and Related Media Thesis Exhibition, an exhibition of work by members of the MFA Photography, Video and Related Media class of 2016. Curated by faculty member Bonnie Yochelson, the exhibition is on view Saturday, June 18, through Friday, July 1st, at the SVA Chelsea Gallery, 601 West 26th Street, 15th floor, New York City.
Participating artists include : Ki Hyuk Ahn, Ooldouz Alaei Novin, Nicholas Alciati, Yi Yi Lily Chan, Jiwon Choi, Lucy Choquette, Ala D'Amico, Erin Davis, Kelsey Glaser, Qihui Jeri Gong, Hope Guzzo, Xiaoyang Jin, Jihoon Kim, Netta Laufer, Maxwell Lee, Patrick McNabb, Sara Meghdari, Han Geon Park, Mahgameh Parvaneh, Dana Stirling, Danlu Iris Xing and Fengli Alexander Yuan.
One of the first graduate programs to incorporate digital practice, MFA Photography, Video and Related Media is dedicated to the creative practice of both traditional and digital lens-based arts and to the integration of new theories, contexts and techniques of these ever-evolving media. Emphasizing the expansion of the photographic vocabulary, the department encourages students to challenge the current boundaries of their media and to look at the impact of design, video, hyper-media, and telecommunications and other electronic components on contemporary work in the field.