Lorie Novak Associate Faculty


Lorie Novak is an artist and Professor of Photography & Imaging at Tisch School of Arts. Her photographs, installations, and Internet projects use various technologies of representation to explore issues of memory and transmission, the relationship between the intimate and the public, and the shifting cultural meanings of photographs. Novak’s work has been shown in numerous solo and group exhibitions in the U.S. and internationally. Her photographs are included in many museum collections including The Museum of Modern Art, NY; The Jewish Museum; The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; The Art Institute of Chicago; and the Center for Creative Photography, Tucson. She is the recipient of a 2016 New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship in Photography among many other awards and reisdenices. Novak’s collaborative Web project collectedvisions.net, 1996-present, exploring how family photographs shape our memory, was one of the earliest interactive storytelling sites. She is also Director and Founder of Future Imagemakers a social practice project at NYU Photography & Imaging, offering free digital photography classes to NYC area high school students. She co-edited with Diana Taylor the Hemi Press digital book Dancing with the Zapatistas. For more information, see www.lorienovak.com and Instagram @lorie.novak and @migraineregister.