Paul Brach Visiting Artist Lecture Series: Andrew Freeman
ART: Andrew Freeman is a photographer, writer, filmmaker and curator based in Los Angeles, California. He has exhibited both nationally and internationally. Recent exhibitions include Long Exposures: Photography Essays from the Permanent Collection, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California (2006); Art, Media and Contested Space, Belfast Biennale, Belfast, Ireland (2008); The Ground Falls Away: expansion, Las Cienegas Projects, Los Angeles, California (2009); Locating Landscape: New Strategies, New Technologies, at the Center for Creative Photography, Tucson Arizona (2010). Publications include [Manzanar] Architecture Double (2006) through RAM Publications, and The Center for Land Use Interpretation. Freeman has received grants from The LEF Foundation Publication Grant (2002), LEF Foundation Special Project Grant (2003), Graham Foundation Art and Architecture (2003), City of Los Angeles Cultural Affairs individual Artist Fellowship (2007), and The Center for Cultural Innovation (2009). His work has been written about in Frieze, The Los Angeles Times, Afterimage, and American Quarterly. Freeman has taught in the Photography & Media program at the California Institute of the Arts since 1990, also working as the Program Director from 2003 – 2010. From 1995 through the present he has helped direct the Community Arts Partnership (CAP) photography program.
Most recently, Freeman’s work was on view in the exhibition Construction/Deconstruction: Defining Architectural Photography at The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) through August 18, 2013. Freeman is also working on a new book entitled This Year’s Irony.