Presented by MPS Digital Photography

i3 Photo Lecture: Michael Bailey Gates

Mar 24, 2020, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Black-and-white photographic studio portrait of a young androgynous person with feathered hair, dramatic eye shadow and glossy lipstick. They are looking into the camera with mouth slightly open.
Credit: Michael Bailey Gates

“Photography has always felt forbidden and dangerous to me, but has brought me everything in my life.”


A recipient of the Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation Award in 2015, portraitist, model and fashion photographer Michael Bailey Gates (BFA 2015 Photography) is a frequent contributor to publications such as I-D, The New York Times, Vogue Italia, Vogue Paris, GQ and Vice.


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

Black-and-white photograph of a nude young person with short hair inside an installation made of black wood panels, ropes, sand bags as counterweights, buckets, hoses and pots.
Credit: Michael Bailey-Gates
Black and white photographic studio portrait of a young nude androgynous person holding a baby. They have long lush feathered hair and subtle makeup. They are holding the camera trigger and the cord is visible running outside the frame.
Credit: Michael Bailey-Gates
Free and open to the public