Explore the evolution of photography in the late 20th century with Brenton Hamilton and delve into key themes that shaped photographic practice during this transformative era.

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Note: This workshop will be held in a live, online format utilizing the Zoom platform.
Class meets Fridays, Jan 26, Feb 2, 9, 16, 23, Mar 1, 8 & 15 from 9-11am ET.

* Note: Maine Media MFA students who wish to take this course for credit will be required to register for this as a 1 credit academic project. Tuition for MMC MFA students seeking credit will be $750 and can Register Here.

Join Brenton Hamiton on an 8-week journey through some of photography’s most important transitions of the late 20th C period. This ongoing history of photography series will offer richly illustrated lectures placing rigorous work and movements in the trajectory of photography’s development.

Leap Into The Void (Yves Klein, 1960)
Leap Into The Void (Yves Klein, 1960)

Topics will include:

  • Conceptualist Photography, 1970’s
  • The Rise of Color Practices, 1975 – Forward
  • The Pleasure and Terror of Domestic Comfort
  • The Culture Wars of the 1980’s & 1990’s
  • The Boston School
  • The Post Moderns and Photography
  • A.I. Disruptions and Photography’s Decline
  • Some Contemporaries and New Directions

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Instructor: Brenton Hamilton

Brenton holds his MFA in photography from the Savannah College of Art & Design. His teaching specialties include, B&W Craft,  Historic Processes, and the History of Photography. Brenton is an enthusiastic workshop leader exhibiting special care and interest in the teaching process and experience for his students.