Jeanine Oleson is an artist whose practice incorporates interdisciplinary uses of performance, film/video, installation, and photographic work, often collaboratively. She attended the School of the Art institute of Chicago, Rutgers University, and Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture. Oleson has exhibited at venues including: L.A.C.E., Los Angeles; Monya Rowe Gallery, NY; Samson Projects, Boston; John Connelly Presents, NY; Bates College Museum of Art, ME; Kansas City Museum of Art, MO; Participant, Inc., NY; PS 1 Contemporary Art Center, NY; Galerie Schedler, Zurich; Pumphouse Gallery, London; Art in General, NY; and White Columns, NY. Her work has been recently published in Performa: New Visual Art Performance, DAP 2007, Documenta Magazine, No. 2, LIFE!, 2007, and LTTR V: Positively Nasty, 2006. Oleson is an Assistant Professor in the School of Art, Media, and Technology at Parsons The New School for Design.
Becca Albee, born in Portland, Maine, lives and works in New York. Her photo-based work, often resulting in or combining installation, sculpture, video, sound, and/or small printed editions, has appeared in exhibitions, screenings, and publications nationally and internationally, most recently at P·P·O·W, New York; Lump Gallery/Projects, Raleigh; and North Drive Press. She has attended residencies at Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Atlantic Center for the Arts, and the Artist in the Marketplace program at the Bronx Museum of the Arts. She is currently a visiting artist at New York University’s Steinhardt School. She received an MFA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a BA from The Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington. While in Olympia, she played music and was in bands with releases on Chainsaw Records and Kill Rock Stars. Albee is an associate professor of photography and digital media at the City College of New York.
Allen Frame lives in New York where he teaches photography at the School of Visual Arts, Pratt Institute, and the International Center of Photography. He has also taught photography workshops in Mexico and Russia. His book Detour, a compilation of his photographs over a decade, was published by Kehrer Verlag Heidelberg in 2001. He is represented by Gitterman Gallery in New York where he had a solo show in 2005 and will have another one in Sept, 2009. Recently, his work has been included in exhibitions at the Baltimore Museum of Art , the Fotomuseum in Winterthur, Switzerland, the Lauren Rogers Museum of Art in Mississippi, and as part of the 2009 Festival of Photography and Video in Korea. He has been the recipient of grants from the Penny McCall Foundation, the Peter Reed Foundation, Creative Time, Art Matters, CECArtslink and others. He co-founded the contemporary art center Delta Axis in Memphis in 1992 and has been a Contributing Editor of artwurl (artwurl.org) and BOMB. In 1990 he co-created Electric Blanket, an epic slide show about AIDS, which toured throughout the U.S. and to Norway, the U.K., Germany, Hungary, Japan, and in 2003, to Russia. He has been the curator of numerous exhibitions, including Darrel Ellis in 1996 and In This Place at Art in General in 2004. His short films have been screened at various international film festivals. He was born in Mississippi in 1951 and graduated from Harvard University in 1974.
A native of Los Angeles California, Song Tae Chong has been based in New York for the past 15 years. A Doctoral Candidate and Adjunct Instructor in the department of Media, Culture and Communication at NYU, Song has focused her research on the role of family photography within the photographic discourse of trauma and crisis. She is the Workshop Director for Magnum Photos New York and is currently the curator of the Milk Gallery in New York. Her photographic interests are in family photography and reportage. She holds an MA in the Arts and Humanities, from NYU.