New York

“Strangers”

International Center of Photography Museum (ICP)

In the face of an identity crisis brought on by constitutive shifts in the art/photography relation, the International Center of Photography has lately made one bold move after another: relocating from its original home in a chilly Upper East Side mansion to the hot crush of Midtown; launching a graduate program in photography (in cooperation with Bard College) directed by artist Nayland Blake; and assembling a curatorial dream team—Brian Wallis, Carol Squiers, Christopher Phillips—to chart a new course in exhibitions. Now it’s unveiled its most ambitious project to date: the first ICP Triennial of Photography and Video (curated by Wallis, Squiers, Phillips, and ICP veteran Edward Earle).

Given that photo- and video-based media have dominated international art surveys for a decade and a half and that a more recent feature of these exhibitions has been the blurring of boundaries between

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