BY DANIEL KARIKO, GARY GREEN, DAWN ROE, STEVE BISSON
Metadata is a collection of interviews with photography educators and editorials about contemporary photography education. Metadata attempts to review a number of different approaches to teaching photographic image-making, taking into consideration the educator’s personal artwork, the type of school, student demographics, and the contemporary technological influences. Metadata -The data about data- functions as a collection of information about how the future of photographic art is shaped and influenced by the people who teach it, and the contemporary trends in education.
ISSUE 1: ALEX EMMONS
ISSUE 2: GARY GREEN
ISSUE 3: PATRICK KEOUGH
ISSUE 4: JUSTIN JAMES REED
ISSUE 5: DAWN ROE
ISSUE 6: STEVEN BENSON
ISSUE 7: LISA KERESZI
ISSUE 8: JASON REED
ISSUE 9: DANA FRITZ
ISSUE 10: DAVID MARLE’
ISSUE 11: JONI STERNBACH
ISSUE 12: JIN LEE AND BILL O’DONNELL
ISSUE 13: LORETTA AYEROFF
Daniel Kariko, who was born in 1976 in Novi Sad, Yugoslavia, now Northern Serbia. He moved to the United States in November of 1994 for political reasons. Kariko received his Bachelor of Arts from Nicholls State University in Thibodaux, LA, and his Masters of Fine Arts in 2002 from Arizona State University in Phoenix, Arizona. While he was a gradate student he was awarded a residency in Salzburg, Austria in the Summer of 2001. Since 1999, Kariko’s images investigated the idea of disappearing and changing landscape. From 2002 until 2010, Kariko was a faculty at Florida State University Department of Art in Tallahassee, FL. He is presently an Assistant Professor and Area Coordinator for Fine Art Photography at East Carolina University in Greenville, NC.
Gary Green has been teaching photography since 1994. He is currently assistant professor of art at Colby College in Waterville, Maine. Nationally, his photographs have been featured in solo and group exhibitions at the University of Nevada, Reno; Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX; Paolo Baldacci Gallery in New York City; the Amon Carter Museum in Fort Worth, TX; Gallery Kayafas in Boston; and Safe-T-Gallery in Brooklyn, NY’s DUMBO arts district. His work has also been featured in the publication Blind Spot. His work is in the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston, Texas, The Amon Carter Museum in Fort Worth, Texas, and in Maine at the Bates College Museum of Art, the Portland Museum of Art, the Bowdoin College Museum of Art, and the Colby Art Museum, among other institutional and private collections.
Dawn Roe received her MFA in Studio Art from The Illinois State University College of Fine Arts in Normal, IL in 2005 and her BFA in Photography from Marylhurst University in Portland, OR in 2002. She currently divides her time between Asheville, North Carolina and Winter Park, Florida where she serves as Assistant Professor of Art at Rollins College. Dawn’s studio practice involves both the singular and combined use of photographs and digital video.
Steve Bisson is the founder of Urbanautica.