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 Amanda Berg My dad tells a story about the scars on his knees. He learned to play baseball on the asphalt lot behind his school. For years he played on that blacktop, with chalk marks for bases and a chain link fence as the boundary. A slide into home meant a bloody knee. When he […]
We’re very excited to share that Amanda Berg’s project, “Everybody Hit Somebody” was featured in the New York Times Lens Blog!
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 […]
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 […]