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Adam Abel (MFA 2012) & Amy Giese (MFA 2009) at the 2013 SPE National Conference in Chicago

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Two MFA Photo Alums will be showing work at the upcoming Society for Photographic Education National Conference, Chicago, Illinois, March 7-10, 2013 at Palmer House Hilton

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Amy Theiss Giese
Saturday, March 09th, 2:00pm – 2:45pm, Honore Ballroom
Amy Theiss Giese: “Shadows Stilled, Seized, Lost”

Amy Theiss Giese received a BA from Amherst College and her MFA in Photography from Parsons The New School for Design. She teaches at the New England School of Photography and the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston. Her work explores how different photographic processes render and transform the world and has been shown in numerous exhibitions.

Adam Abel: “Palestine Interrupted”
Honore Ballroom
Saturday, March 09th, 11:40am – 12:00pm

“Palestine Interrupted” is an installation of nine short, looped videos that are arranged on separate monitors and mapped out in the shape of a circle. The videos range in length from three seconds to four minutes. Abel will use narratives from Palestine to disrupt narratives about Palestine. Predictable images of military, checkpoints, walls and violence are absent in his videos. Through fragmented vignettes and sensorial experience, He weave’s together moments that are melancholic, hopeful, mundane and anxious.

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Keynote Speakers: Richard Misrach, Martin Parr, Zwelethu Mthethwa
Featured Speakers: Mona Kuhn, John Upton, Olivia Parker
Honored Educator: Elaine Mayes
More information at: https://www.spenational.org/conference

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