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Artist Talk and Book Signing with Sean Hemmerle

  • SVA MFA Photo, Video and Related Media 214 East 21st Street New York, NY, 10010 United States (map)

MFA Photo/Video alum and current BFA Photo faculty member, Sean Hemmerle's newest book, THEM, is a collection of portraits taken across the Middle East with accompanying text of his journal entries while there.

Please join the MFA Photo/Video Department for a talk and book signing on Tuesday, December 12 at 7PM. This event is being hosted by BFA Photo and the MFA Photo/Video Departments.

Sean Hemmerle is a New York-based photographer whose work ranges from international conflict zones to deserted industrial towns in the United States. He collaborated with the Columbia Journalism Review while working on the Media Nodes project, where newsrooms across the country were photographed as production facilities.In addition to thematically driven subjects, Hemmerle is drawn to architecture as a formal and symbolic elements in much of his work.This has led to numerous commercial collaborations with international architecture and design firms. Since receiving his MFA from the School of Visual Arts, Hemmerle has exhibited nationally and internationally. His work can be found in public and private collections such as the Museum of Modern Art, the International Center for Photography, Martin Margulies, and Brooks Brothers.His images have been featured in major publications, including The New York Times Magazine, Time, and Metropolis.

This event is free and open to the public.

Earlier Event: December 7
Department Info Session
Later Event: January 23
Artist Talk with Zach Blas