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Writer; editor; curator, International Center of Photography
MPS Fashion Photography


BA, University of Illinois, Chicago

Professional experience includes

Senior editor, American Photo; curator of photography, MoMA PS1

Curatorial projects for ICP include

"Barbara Kruger," "Women of Distinction: Photographs From Magazines, 1930-1980," "How Human: Life in the Post-Genome Era," "Perfecting Mankind: Eugenics and Photography," "Gregg Brown: Above Ground Zero," "Here is New York: A Democracy of Images." Co-curator, "Avedon Fashion, 1944-2000," "Weird Beauty: Fashion Photography Now," "ICP Triennial Exhibition of Photography and Video"


The Critical Image: Essays on Contemporary Photography; Over Exposed: Essays on Contemporary Photography


The Body at Risk: Photography of Disorder, Illness, and Healing. Essays in: Avedon Fashion 1944-2000; Barbara Kruger; The Contest of Meaning: Critical Histories of Photography; Exposed: Voyeurism, Surveillance, and the Camera Since 1870; Police Pictures: The Photograph as Evidence

Publications include

The New York Times, Artforum, Vanity Fair, Aperture, Art in America, Vogue, Parkett, The Village Voice

Awards include

National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship