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Exploring History Through Landscape Photography

Landscape photography has been a vital and fertile genre explored by lens-based artists since the beginning of the medium. Students will examine emerging and established artists, such as Elliot Dudik, Simon Norfolk, and Adam Reynolds, who select the sites they photograph based on the location’s historical significance. While looking at images, the class will engage in dialogue about the artist’s motivations and how the landscapes fit into our national and human histories. Students will examine questions such as: How do landscapes remember history? And how are memorial sites and historically significant landscapes documented and artistically explored by contemporary artists?

Join photographer Kelly Webeck for this exciting lunch-time course and expand your visual language and deepen your understanding of photographic theory and art history knowledge with HCP!

 

Registration & Fees: $125
Members Enjoy 20% Off Tuition

 

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Attention: This class has been moved online in response to the growing impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Please register as you normally would, and Houston Center for Photography staff will update you with information and a link to take this course at it’s scheduled time. 

To participate in an online course, students will need access to a desktop, laptop, or tablet with an internet connection. If you have any questions about navigating our new system, please email education@hcponline.org for more information.

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Date(s)

Class meets at lunchtime over four Thursdays:
May 20th, 27th, June 3rd, & 10th
12 - 1 pm CT

Category

History/ Criticism, Seminar

What to Bring to Class

Access to a computer with an internet connection

Instructor

Kelly Webeck