Image Text Ithaca — With Lucy Ives, Matthew Connors, and ITI Students
November 30, 2018
Please join Image Text Ithaca for a reading and discussion by ITI faculty Lucy Ives and Matthew Connors, and ITI students and alumni Martha Ormiston, Andre Bradley, and Grant Willing. The event features their work and the launch of the ITI 2018 Thesis Sampler, a collection of excerpts from the first graduating class of the Image Text MFA, a low residency MFA at the intersection of photography and writing out of Ithaca College in Ithaca, NY.
Lucy Ives is the author of the novel Impossible Views of the World. Her writing has appeared in Art in America, Artforum, the Baffler, frieze, Lapham’s Quarterly, and Vogue, among other publications. She teaches in the interdisciplinary Image Text Ithaca MFA program and at NYU’s Center for Experimental Humanities. Ives’s second novel, Loudermilk: Or, The Real Poet; Or, The Origin of the World, is forthcoming in 2019.
Matthew Connors’ photographs have been exhibited in museums and galleries worldwide, including the Museum of Modern Art, New York, DOX Centre for Contemporary Art, Prague and Storefront for Art and Architecture, New York. His monograph Fire in Cairo was awarded the 2016 ICP Infinity Award for best artist book. He teaches in the Image Text Ithaca program of Ithaca College and is a Professor in the Photography Department at the Massachusetts College of Art & Design in Boston. Connors’ book of photographs made in North Korea is forthcoming in 2019.