with Photography

With Photography is a gathering place for art and photography historian Mariah Postlewait to record and continue various visual and intellectual projects.  You can find here some information on course offerings, social media engagement as an educational and intellectual tool, as well as details on her academic work and photography. 

Visual Literacy

It’s important to me that my students learn visual literacy–especially in a world inundated with millions of new images every day.  I want my students to recognize what it is their images say about them, to be critical thinkers and image makers when so much of the media encourage passivity.

This site is and will continue to be a work-in-progress.  It will be used as a tool, an outlet, and a resource for educational ventures with my students and my own work.  Excuse the mess, mind the dust, etc. but really, please take part and invest yourself in this project of critical thinking and lifelong learning.

“My photographs don’t go below the surface. I have great faith in surfaces.  A good one is full of clues.”

Richard Avedon