Fred Ritchin is Dean of the School at the International Center of Photography. Previously he was professor of Photography & Imaging at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, where he co-founded the Photography and Human Rights Program. He has written three books on the future of imaging: In Our Own Image: The Coming Revolution in Photography (Aperture, 1990), After Photography (W. W. Norton, 2008), and Bending the
Frame: Photojournalism, Documentary, and the Citizen (Aperture, 2013). Ritchin created the first multimedia version of The New York Times in 1994-1995, and was picture editor of The New York Times Magazine from 1978 to 1982). Ritchin also co-founded PixelPress in 1999.