Photography Lunch Talks #27 Esther Hovers

On Walking (The Grid) Detail
Esther Hovers, On Walking (The Grid) Detail, 2019 62 x 89 cm / 24 x 35 in. Screen print, inkjet and laser prints, image transfer, gouache and graphite on wood.

The Photography Department is delightehd to host Esther Hovers (b. Amsterdam, 1991) for our next Photo Lunch Talk. In her artistic practice, Esther investigates how power, politics and control are exercised through urban planning and the use of public space. She was trained as a photographer but creates installations in which photographs, drawings, text and film play an equal part.

Esther Hovers has exhibited at Aperture Foundation in New York City; Lianzhou Photo Festival in China; and Foam Photography Museum of Amsterdam, et al. Her work has been published in The New York Times; The Washington Post; M – Le Magazine du Monde and Wired, among other publications.

In 2019 Hovers was an artist-in-residence at NARS Foundation (The New York Art Residency and Studios) in Brooklyn, New York. She is currently based in the Netherlands.

More information about her practice on www.estherhovers.com

Join us on Friday, February 14th, 2020 at 13h-14h in room 301.