Author Archives: Deirdre Donohue

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With a Little Help for Our Friends

During the month of October, the ICP Library Team has been pitching in to assist their colleagues at ICP@Mana to unpack 4,000 boxes of treasures onto the shelves of their new collection storage room. It is very diverting and rewarding, … Continue reading

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ICP Library’s Book Cover Project

Have you heard any buzz yet about ICP’s forthcoming website? In December the developers asked us to explore the possibility of getting really visual with our library collection, and we jumped at the opportunity. Web art connoisseurs are already really … Continue reading


2014 Lab Experiments in the ICP Library

As you may know, I am proud that ICP Library is that it is a laboratory for experimentation, production and performance! 2014 was the fourth year that the ICP/Bard MFA students embedded in the library for a class that is … Continue reading

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Evolution of Ibidem: Book, Meet your Dummy

Among the very first visitors to the newly constructed ICP Library in 2001 was a new student named Giovanni del Brenna, who spoke most of the languages of his classmates [Italian, Spanish, Portuguese and French], and offered to help out … Continue reading


Rita Leistner book launch and screening at ICP Library Nov. 7 6-8pm

About the book The medium is the message in this playful and philosophical trans-media crossover book about smartphones, language, photography and war. Rita Leistner, who is a graduate of the International Center of Photography in New York (2000) and has … Continue reading

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Magnum Contact Sheets: 139 Contact Sheets by 69 Photographers

The book I chose to write about is a book that allows you to look into the working process of photojournalists. It starts with the work of photographers in the 1930s and 1940s, showing manly war photography. Later you see … Continue reading

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Friends of ICP Library Toast Ishiuchi Miyako

On Tuesday afternoon, 16 September, a small gathering of Friends of ICP Library, artists, curators and ICP supporters celebrated Ishiuchi Miyako, this year’s Hasselblad winner at a reception in Bacaro on Division Street as guests of ICP Trustee and Friends … Continue reading

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