(UNITED STATES) Fred Ritchin is Dean Emeritus of the International Center of Photography. He was Professor of Photography and Imaging at New York University (1991-2014) where he co-founded the program Photography and Human Rights. Ritchin was photo editor of the New York Times Magazine (1978-82), executive editor of Camera Arts magazine (1982-83), and in 1999 co-founded and edited PixelPress, an experimental online publication that collaborated on humanitarian initiatives to end polio globally, to advance the Millennium Development Goals, and to support the education of children orphaned by the Rwandan genocide, among other initiatives. He created the first multimedia version of the New York Times (1994-95) and conceived, engineered and edited the online project "Bosnia: Uncertain Paths to Peace", nominated in 1997 for a Pulitzer Prize for public service. His books on the future of the image include In Our Own Image: The Coming Revolution in Photography (1990), After Photography (2008) and Bending the Frame: Photojournalism, Documentary and the Citizen (2013). He has curated many exhibitions, including "Contemporary Latin American Photographers", "An Uncertain Grace: The Photographs of Sebastião Salgado", "Mexico through Foreign Eyes" and "What Matters Now? Proposals for a New Cover". Ritchin is also the founding advisor of FOTODEMIC.org, an online publication recently created by ICP graduates. He writes and lectures widely on media.