Studio MFA Food for Thought Lecture: Birgit Rathsmann and Rick Karr

Filmmaker Birgit Rathsmann and media journalist Rick Karr will lecture Wednesday, July 27, at 1 p.m. in Hamilton Hall’s CBS Auditorium.

Birgit Rathsmann has internationally exhibited, including at the Palais de Tokyo in Paris, Haus der Kulturen in Berlin, and Raindance in London. She received her MFA from Hunter College. You can view some of her work on vimeo.

Rick Karr attended Purdue University and and the London School of Economics. He now teaches at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. He is a correspondent for the PBS show Bill Moyers Journal and, in 2006, co-wrote the Emmy-nominated PBS documentary Net @ Risk which explores the United States’ digital infrastructure and our dependence on it. View some of his reporting work through PBS’ Need to Know and watch his lecture from the National Conference for Media Reform in April 2011.

Birgit Rathsmann and Rick Karr are married and currently live in Brooklyn, New York.

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