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Presented by MPS Digital Photography

i3 Photo Lecture: Mark McKnight

Jan 12, 2021; 7:00 - 8:30pm
A horizontal black and white photograph of the back of a man lying on a white sheet in the grass. His skin is dark, except for a few patches and his pants and underwear are low, revealing a tan line.

Mark McKnight, from “Heaven is a Prison,” 2020.

Credit: Mark McKnight

Mark McKnight is the recipient of the 2019 Aperture Portfolio Prize, the 2020 Light Work Photo Book Award and a 2020 Rema Hort Mann Emerging Artist Grant. In this lecture, McKnight will present an overview of his first monograph, Heaven is a Prison, published by Loose Joints in 2020. Join on Zoom.


The i3: Images, Ideas, Inspiration lecture series features leading photographers and artists, hardware and software developers, and industry experts. Presented by MPS Digital Photography.


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A vertical black and white photograph of a bearded naked man lying on his back. He is upside-down in the frame with his legs up and one arm obscuring his face. A very dark shadow of another man’s head and shoulders is covering the man’s groin area. And stomach.

Mark McKnight, from “Heaven is a Prison,” 2020.

Credit: Mark McKnight
A horizontal black and white photograph of a tree stump in a mountainous landscape. The stump is propped up by its two branches. The cross-section of the stump facing the viewer is in a very dark shadow, creating a stark black shape in the image.

Mark McKnight, from “Heaven is a Prison,” 2020.

Credit: Mark McKnight
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