Fred Ritchin is professor of Photography at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, author of After Photography, former editor of the New York Times magazine and founder of the photojournalism program at ICP (International Center of Photography). Confronted with the concern of seeing press photography lose its objectivity and turn into hyper-consumerism, he organized an exhibition and conferences on: What matters now? Proposals for a new front page. The question: what kind of selection of images should we envision today in order to have a fair understanding of the world around us and its challenges?
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