Fred Ritchin is dean emeritus of the School at the International Center of Photography (ICP). His books include In Our Own Image: The Coming Revolution
in Photography, After Photography, and Bending the Frame: Photojournalism, Documentary, and the Citizen. He was picture editor of the New York Times Magazine, founding director of PixelPress, and professor of Photography and Imaging at New York University. Ritchin teaches Photography, Social Justice and Human Rights at ICP and with the Magnum Foundation, and lectures and curates widely. His work has been nominated for a Pulitzer prize in “public service”, and recognised by the National Press Photographers’ Association for its contribution to ethics.