DEEPENING YOUR PRACTICE

with Mark Steinmetz

Deepening Your Practice is a one-day, online workshop open to all levels and types of photography-based projects. Artist Mark Steinmetz will guide participants to a better understanding of their work and the meaning and purpose of their projects. Mark will help the group find ways to bring clarity to their creative directions and intentions. Participants will connect more deeply to their own practice and to consider their work within the more expanded practice of contemporary photography. Project critiques will be given with consideration towards shaping a cohesive body of work. 

 

Participants should plan to share a single body of work.

This workshop will be conducted entirely online via Zoom Video Conferencing software, available at Zoom.com for free.  Additional details will be emailed to participants in advance of the workshop.

Workshop is limited to 15 participants.

Mark Steinmetz is a photographer who resides in Athens, Georgia (USA). He has published several books with the Nazraeli Press (Paso Robles, CA): South Central, South East, Greater Atlanta, Summertime, Italia, The Ancient Tigers of my Neighborhood, Paris in my time, The Players, and a three volume set, Angel City West.  Stanley/Barker (London) has published 15 Miles to K-ville, and Past K-ville. Summer Camp (Nazraeli) and Carnival (Stanley/Barker) were released in 2019.

 

Steinmetz’s work is in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art, the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Art Institute of Chicago, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, and others. He has taught photography at Harvard University, Yale University, Sarah Lawrence College, Emory University, and The University of Hartford MFA Program. Steinmetz is a recipient of the Guggenheim Fellowship and has exhibited widely in the United States and Europe. 

 

Steinmetz had one-person shows at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art (New Orleans) in 2015, and at the Yancey Richardson Gallery (New York) and Lothringer13 Halle (Munich) in 2017. His work on the Atlanta airport, Terminus, was shown at the High Museum of Art (Atlanta) in the spring of 2018, and he had a one-person show at Fotohof in Salzburg, Austria in early 2019. 

 

Mark Steinmetz is co-director of The Humid, a photographic workshop and gathering space, with his wife, Irina Rozovksy. He is represented by Claxton Projects in Brooklyn.

Date: September 11, 2020
Time: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm CT
Cost: $250
Location: Online

Refunds will be processed with a 15% fee. No refunds will be given after September 1st.

LOCATION

Filter Space

1821 W Hubbard St | Suite 207

Chicago | Illinois | 60622

312.248.1961

HOURS

Monday - Friday | 11am - 5pm 

Saturday | 12 pm - 4 pm

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Filter Photo is partly supported by grants from The MacArthur Funds for Arts and Culture at The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation, Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation, The Illinois Arts Council Agency, a CityArts Grant from the City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs & Special Events, The Fogelson Family Foundation, and The Hegner Family Foundation.