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Roy Baizan

Roy Baizan

Roy Baizan is a Chicanx documentary photographer and arts educator from the Bronx whose work focuses on community, environment, and identity.

Shortly after graduating from the International Center of Photography’s Teen Programming they became a teaching assistant. This would put them on a path to become an educator focusing on empowering the city’s youth through visual storytelling and community service. They have since worked for The Bronx Documentary Center, The Point, The Bronx River Art Center, and ICP continuing to pass forward the opportunities that were awarded to them and creating safe, supportive learning spaces for social change.

In 2018 they graduated from the Visual Journalism and Documentary Practice Program at ICP with the support of the Wall Street Journal Scholarship and Board of Directors Scholarship. Recently Photoville has featured them as an artist to watch in 2020. Their work has been published in The New York Times, America Magazine, The Intercept, Remezcla, and HBO Latino among many others.

In 2021, they were awarded the Enfoco Fellowship as well as The Magnum Foundation Photography and Social Justice Fellowship.

Archive Exhibitions Featuring Roy Baizan

Photoville’s Emerging Artists to Watch

Old Fulton Street and Prospect Street
 archive : 2020

Photoville’s Emerging Artists to Watch.

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Archive Sessions and Events Featuring Roy Baizan

Jun 42022

Drop-in Family Zine-making Activity

Learn how to make your own zines (mini-magazine) using recycled and repurposed images.

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Oct 62021

Teen Storytellers Impacting Change (Teen Panel)

ICP Community Programs: Teen Storytellers Impacting Change is a panel featuring current students and alumni in conversation on the roles that photography plays in fostering self-confidence, community building, and social change, especially now during these unprecedented times.

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Sep 172020

ICP Community Programs: Teen Storytellers Impacting Change

The panel will conclude with a dynamic discussion among the participants and the audience of youth photographers, in an effort to engage in a greater dialogue about how photography can serve as a platform for youth to tell their own stories, build community, and impact change.

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Sep 162017

ICP Community Programs: Teen Storytellers Impacting Change

ICP’s Community Partnerships and Teen Academy together serve over 900 young people throughout the city each year by developing their knowledge of photography, critical thinking, writing and public speaking. Current students and alumni from these programs will share their images and writing, and reflect on the roles that photography plays in fostering self-confidence, community building and social change.

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