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This class will be held in a live, online format using the Zoom platform.
Wednesday Nights 6-8pm EDT July 1, 8,15,22,29 and August 5,12 & 19th
Join Brenton Hamilton for an 8-week session discussing the trends in photography from the 2000’s forward until now. Look at major figures working in the medium in a myriad of ways – from the experimenters to the new documentarians. This is not a chronological look – but a wide and varied commentary on the state of the medium in current practice. New photography and its consequences.
New Photography Practices in The 2000’s
- The Libertines: Goldin and Company, Elinor Carucci, Katy Grannan, Anna Gaskell and Justine Kurland
- Catherine Opie & Company
- The Experimenters: Marco Brauer, Christian Marclay, John Chiara, David Goldes, Liz Deschenes, Mariah Robertson, Eileen Quinlan
- Photography’s Collapse as a Reliable Form: Some Commentary from Brenton Hamilton
- Jeff Wall and James Welling, Alison Rossiter
- New Kinds of Journalism – 5th Estate and Photography in the New Millennium
- New Normals in the Digital Landscape – Photography is Implied – We are Being Rewired
- New & Current Documentary Forms
Class Meets Wednesday Nights 6-8pm EDT
July 1, July 8, July 15, July 22, July 29, August 5th, August 12th, August 19th
* MMC MFA students who wish to take this course for credit will be required to register for this as a 1cr academic project and will do additional coursework. Tuition for MMC MFA students seeking credit will be $625.
Header Image: ©Nina Poole
Instructor: Brenton Hamilton
Brenton holds his MFA in photography from the Savannah College of Art & Design. He is the Chair of the Professional Certificate in Visual Storytelling program at Maine Media College. His teaching specialties include, B&W Craft, Historic Processes, and the History of Photography at MMC. Brenton is an enthusiastic workshop leader exhibiting special care and interest in the teaching process and for his students.