Amanda Herman |

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Photography

Amanda Herman

Hampshire College Professor Amanda Herman
Amanda Herman
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Photography
Humanities, Arts, and Cultural Studies
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Humanities, Arts and Cultural Studies
Emily Dickinson Hall
Amanda Herman holds MFA in Social Practice from California College of the Arts in San Francisco. For the past five years she's been a visiting lecturer of Art, photography and Social Practice at Smith, Hampshire, Amherst Colleges and Mt Holyoke Colleges. She is a multi-media artist who works directly with communities and individuals to create films, photos and public interactions that address complex social issues. Her film, The Making of Talzar, a science-fiction tale based on the real-life experiences of an Iraqi refugee in Sweden premiered in a solo exhibition at Galleri Box in Gothenburg, Sweden in 2013. She's an Artist in Residence at Riverside Arts in Easthampton where she collaborated with a participant to make his life long dream of being Pat Sajak come true. Together, with a team of artists, they produced a live episode of The Wheel of Fortune. She’s now working on a adapting a fictional novel into a live performance called My Life As A Cowboy. She is the editor and producer of Live Art Magazine, an annual art and music magazine created for the stage at the Academy of Music in Northampton, MA. For details on her projects see: and

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