Andrew L Moore | Learning by Inquiry – Ep.88

“We spent a lot of time visiting architectural sites when I was a kid…I really grew up with a kind of 6th sense about buildings, about architecture, and about how architectural space creates a kind of narrative and I’ve been able to take that and translate that into my photographic practice.” Andrew L. Moore took some time after teaching his graduate class at the School of Visual Arts to talk about his work. He is probably best known for his books, Detroit Disassembled and Dirt Meridian and we have a pretty intense discussion about what was wrong with the critique of photographing ruins, known as “Ruin Porn.” We have a lovely conversation about Andrew’s first mentor, Emmet Gowin, and we will also talk about the influence of architecture and the importance of writing which is all very connected to Andrew’s work. Andrew will be the juror for the upcoming Rust Belt Biennial. Check the link below to find out more. This episode sponsored by the School of Visual Arts MFA Photography, Video, & Related Media – Charles Traub, Chair. Visit @realphotoshow on Twitter/IG/FB