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.
Jan 26, 2024 - Mar 15, 2024
Workshop Fee: $375 (General Public) $750 (Maine Media College MFA Students)*
Workshop Duration: 16 hours over 8 sessions (Fridays, 9-11am ET)
Workshop Location: Online
Class Size: 25
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.
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
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.