Labs New Artists III
Panel discussions


We are pleased to announce two panel discussions on Saturday, July 13th in conjunction with the Labs New Artists III exhibition. Join us for an afternoon of conversation and get to know some of the emerging photographers of Labs New Artists III. Refreshments will be served following the program. 

Saturday, July 13th at Red Hook Labs

1 – 4PM 

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1:00 PM – 2:30 PM

Unpacking the Open Call: A Conversation with Artists and Jurors of Labs New Artists III

Several artists and jurors of Labs New Artists III will discuss the process of selection and the aesthetic and conceptual currents that presented among the submissions and have carried into the show. Of particular interest will be themes of constructed identity, inclusion, the body as a site for modification, and technology and its influence on the photographic medium.


Rhea Dillon (UK)

Daveed Baptiste (US)

Salvatore Di Greggorio (IT)

Renate Ariadne Van Der Togt (NL)

Denise Prince (US)


Stephen Frailey (Chair Emeritus of the SVA BFA Photo Dept. and Labs’ Education Director)

Becky Lewis (Senior Agent, Art + Commerce)


2:30 PM – 3:30 PM

The New Future : Opportunity and the Market for Emerging Photography

This panel discussion will address the evolving emerging photography landscape and its role in admitting new voices and ideas into the collective consciousness. This will also be an opportunity for emerging photographers who may be less familiar with the discourse of the marketplace.


Mike Tan (Founder and Director, Rubber Factory)

Aimee Pflieger (Specialist, Head of Sale, Sotheby’s Photography Department)

Sophie Olympia (Collector, Curator, Founder, The Olympia Project)

Moderated by Efrem Zelony-Mindell (Writer, Curator)


3:30 PM – 5 PM

Reception and Open Gallery with Artists and Panelists