The Photo Explorers have been using photography to complement their adventures to New York City landmarks throughout the semester—as a tool for seeing and for learning new vocabulary.
Our Walking & Talking NY residency with Lower East SIde Preparatory High School has culminated with absolutely impressive shots of New York City. Click through for more images..
Our first residency of the 2018/19 school year has culminated with absolutely incredible photographs from Juniors and Seniors at Chelsea High School. Click through for more images guaranteed to impress and awe.
From August 7th-9th, Magic Box staff and teaching artists presented The Art and Science of Photography to NYC educators at the STEM Institute.
Thank you to everyone who attended our annual fundraiser FOCUS!
FOCUS is Magic Box Productions’ annual exhibition, featuring more than 50 photographs and videos by our students. The program showcases the power of young artists’ eyes as they fall on the spaces, places, and people of New York City.
We are delighted to announce the expansion of Magic Box’s first public art installation, Hudson Square is Now! Through a collaboration with The Hudson Square Connection and the NYC Parks Department, Magic Box seniors at Chelsea CTE High School are creating original photo banners about their vibrant neighborhood for the construction fence around Spring Street Park on 6th Avenue.
Say hello to our newest Board Member! We are thrilled to welcome Pashmeena Hilal to Magic Box’s Board of Directors. With her experience as a marketing consultant and her passion for technology and arts, we are sure she will be a great asset to our team. Welcome aboard, Pashmeena!
Starting on June 26, Magic Box Productions and the Harrison Public Library System offered environmental media arts mini-camps, where young participants had the opportunity to learn interesting documentary and photography techniques. Students age 8 to 16 learned the importance of being environmentally conscious in a world of dwindling resources, and they used media arts to demonstrate the importance of community action.
On Wednesday, May 3rd, a full house gathered at the Salmagundi Club to celebrate Media Arts with Magic Box at FOCUS 2017, honoring Shree K. Nayar - T. C. Chang Professor of Computer Science at Columbia University, and Martin Crook- Award-Winning Photographer.