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BREAKING NEWS: UPCOMING PHOTO EXHIBITION ON GOVERNORS ISLAND

Rising Waters: Photographs of Hurricane Sandy
Governors Island, Building 19, Nolan Park
August 24–September 29

In collaboration with the Museum of the City of New York, ICP presents a photography exhibition detailing the damage and recovery from Hurricane Sandy.

Drawn from an open call for submissions from the public that drew over 5,000 entries, the exhibition will include 100 works by more than 90 professional photographers, community members, and bystanders who photographed the effects of the devastating storm and the subsequent recovery efforts. The exhibition will also showcase video from Gideon Mendel’s Drowning Worldseries on flood zones around the globe, and a slide-show of the photo submissions from faculty, students, and alumni of the School at ICP.

Rising Waters: Photographs of Hurricane Sandy will be on view Saturdays and Sundays, 12–6 pm, and on Labor Day, Monday, September 2. The closing celebration will be held on Sunday, September 22.

Stan Douglas — Courtesy the artist and David Zwirner, New York

Hastings Park, 16 July 1955, 2008, from the series Crowds & Riots

Stan Douglas has been named the recipient of the prestigious Infinity Award for Art by the International Center of Photography, which will be presented tonight. Lightbox visits highlights of three projects from the artist’s prolific photographic endeavors.

See more here.