Stephen Hilger

Stephen Hilger

Stephen Hilger is a photographer based in Brooklyn. Hilger’s photographs trace historical memory in the social landscape. Hilger has exhibited at venues including Contemporary Art Exhibitions in Los Angeles, the Contemporary Art Center New Orleans, and Berl’s Brooklyn Poetry Shop in Brooklyn. His work will be featured in a group exhibition at Transmitter in the fall of 2016. Hilger has also written essays on contemporary photographers including Sue de Beer, Lee Friedlander, David Goldblatt, and others. He teaches at Pratt Institute where he is the Chair of the Photography Department and curates the Pratt Photography Lectures. Hilger received his B.A. in 1998 and M.F.A. in 2003, both from Columbia University, and he participated in the Whitney Museum’s Independent Study Program in 2003-2004.

Archive Sessions and Events Featuring Stephen Hilger

Sep 242016

Art Education and the Uses of Photography

Panelists will discuss the role of higher education in contemporary photography. How does the photographic practice relate to visual arts, literature, film, and journalism? How do educators keep up with technological developments? How does social media activism interact with photography education? What are some of the approaches to different techniques and materials? What role does photographic history and tradition play in today’s classroom? Special thanks to Rick Schatzberg for conceiving this panel.

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