Photography & Place

COURSE DATES: June 27 to July 10, 2016
APPLICATION DEADLINE: THIS DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED. PLEASE EMAIL THE COURSE COORDINATOR FOR UP-TO-DATE INFORMATION.

  • Use the expressive nature of photography to examine environmental issues and convey a sense of place.
  • Use the tools of lens-based image making to develop site-specific photo-based projects.
  • Work collaboratively with contemporary artists who respond to the places we inhabit to develop new forms of studio practice.
  • Examine the boundary between the photography as document and other methods of art making such as installation and staged photography.
  • This course will culminate in a public exhibition of student work.

COURSE NUMBER/CREDITS
undergrad: ART 421/3 UNITS
graduate: ART 621/3 UNITS

MATERIALS FEE
$75

WHO SHOULD APPLY
Students participating will need their own digital cameras and have a knowledge of basic camera functions.

HOW TO APPLY
1) Submit a one-page essay describing your interest in this course and a digital portfolio of 5-10 jpeg examples of previous creative work compressed into a single PDF file OR include a link to your portfolio on a website with the application.
2) Upload the materials listed in step one with your completed Registration Form by May 2, 2016.

COURSE COORDINATOR
Professor Nicole Jean Hill
nicole.hill@humboldt.edu
707-599-1709

GUEST ARTISTS

David Hilliardwww.davidhilliard.com
David Hilliard creates large-scale multi-paneled color photographs, often based on his life or the lives of people around him. His panoramas direct the viewer’s gaze across the image surface allowing narrative, time and space to unfold. The cinematic images depict subtle moments of love, family, adolescence, friendship and nuances of masculinity. David received his BFA from the Massachusetts College of Art & Design and MFA from the Yale University School of Art. He worked for many years as an assistant professor at Yale University where he also directed the undergraduate photography department. He is a regular visiting faculty at Harvard University, the School of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, Massachusetts College of Art & Design and Lesley University College of Art + Design. David also leads a variety of summer photography workshops throughout the country.

Barry Underwoodwww.barryunderwood.com
Barry Underwood graduated with a BA in photography and theatre from Indiana University and an MFA from Cranbook Academy of Art. His work has been shown locally and internationally in places including Los Angeles, Miami, Chicago, Houston, Cleveland, New York, Kentucky, Canada, and Basel, Switzerland. Barry was Artist-in-Residence at the Headlands Center for the Arts as well as I-Park in Connecticut and Banff Center for the Arts in Alberta, Canada. He is currently a professor at the Cleveland Institute of Art and head of the film, video, and photographic arts department.