This week, 2014-15 Hine Fellows Amanda Berg and Sarah Stacke will be presenting their fellowship work at Photoville in NYC, alongside photographs from former Fellows Noah Hendler, Kate Joyce, Emma Raynes, and Amanda Van Scoyoc. If you’re local, we hope to see you there!
By Sarah Stacke In late July I held a workshop for exalt alumni designed to facilitate conversations about how, since the invention of photography, communities of color have used photography as a tool of empowerment. exalt, the organization I’m collaborating with as a Lewis Hine Fellow, is an after-school program serving youth who have been […]
We’re very excited to share that Amanda Berg’s project, “Everybody Hit Somebody” was featured in the New York Times Lens Blog!
By Sarah Stacke I’m dedicated to developing intimate stories about intersections of culture, history, and geography that create marginalized communities. This has led to Love From Manenberg, a long-form documentary piece shot in a suburb of Cape Town, South Africa; a project about the Cherokee Reservation in Western North Carolina; and most recently, a series […]
We’re excited to share that Amanda Berg’s film Everybody Hit Somebody is in two film festivals this spring – the Images Festival in Toronto and the Indie Grits festival in Columbia, SC. If you happen to be in those locations, check out her film! And stay tuned for other screenings of her work.
The clock skipped ahead an hour and the sun rose with a purpose last Sunday. After months of freezing temperatures and early sunsets there was finally a high forecasted above 32 degrees. It was 48. Warm enough to lift my spirits but not warm enough to melt the layers of ice and snow off Macombs […]
By Amanda Berg One of the most challenging parts of moving to a new place has been introducing myself. People ask, “Who are you? What do you do? Why are you here?” It doesn’t feel like enough to say, “I am a photographer from New Jersey.” Am I a Lewis Hine Fellow from Duke? Or […]
By Sarah Stacke On November 24 a grand jury failed to indict police officer Darren Wilson, a White man, of any crimes associated with the fatal shooting of Michael Brown, an 18-year-old Black man. Brown was unarmed when Wilson shot him six times on August 9, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. On December 3 a grand […]
A big congratulations to 2014-2015 Hine Fellow Sarah Stacke for her two-part feature on the popular photography blog BagNews.
We’re so proud of our Hine Fellow Sarah Stacke for her wonderful work with Hugh Mangum’s photographs and his story.
We’re excited to share that an interview with 2014-2015 Hine Fellow Sarah Stacke is featured on photographer and historian John Edwin Mason’s blog: Sarah Stacke: Love from Manenberg
To be a photographer is to be in the world; at the heart of Amanda Berg’s practice is a simple desire to be with people in shared moments and to collect pictures that will remind us of something felt. Amanda graduated from Duke University with an MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts in 2014. Prior […]
Sarah Stacke is a photographer based in Brooklyn, NY. One of her current documentary projects takes place in Western North Carolina where she photographs the Eastern Band of the Cherokee Nation. Sarah is also working on Love From Manenberg, a long-form documentary project in Cape Town, South Africa, and another project in the Democratic Republic […]