Scott Northrup

Chair of Photography, Film, Interdisciplinary Art + Design Associate Professor
MA, The New School, BFA, College for Creative Studies

snorthrup@collegeforcreativestudies.edu

Scott Northrup

Chair of Photography, Film, Interdisciplinary Art + Design Associate Professor
MA, The New School, BFA, College for Creative Studies

snorthrup@collegeforcreativestudies.edu

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Modes of communication and visual languages; storytelling, performance, and social practice in relation to identity formation; dead technologies and their relation to a digital world; the ephemeral/physical nature of experiencing longing, loss, lust, and desire.

Professional Experience

Northrup is a multimedia artist, writer, curator, and educator who has exhibited with museums, galleries, film and design festivals, and alternative spaces in North America, Italy, and Finland. He joined the College in 2006 as an adjunct professor of Entertainment Arts and took a lead role in evaluating and shaping curricula. He accepted a full-time teaching position with the college in 2009 and was advanced in rank to Associate Professor and Director of Digital Filmmaking in 2019. He teaches courses in narrative, documentary, and experimental filmmaking, as well as socially conscious interdisciplinary studios.

Significant Publications, Presentations and Exhibitions

2019
Place, People, and Time: Publishing as an Artistic Practice residency The Museum of Loss and Renewal (TMOLAR), Collemacchia, Italy

“Place, People, and Time: Publishing as an Artistic Practice”, contributing artist/writer, TMOLAR, Collemacchia, Italy; 96pp

“Hämeenkyrö Redux”, screened in Films in Competition 6, 57th Ann Arbor Film Festival, Michigan Theater, Ann Arbor, MI

2018
Empty Gestures, solo exhibition, Hatch Art, Hamtramck, MI

Love Has a Thousand Shapes, group exhibition, Ann Arbor Art Center (AAAC), Ann Arbor, MI

Desire As Politics, co-curator/catalog designer, Valade Gallery, Detroit, MI

2017
Essay’d 2 // 30 Detroit Artists, featured artist/poster designer, WSU Press, Detroit, MI

2016

“Scott Northrup”, feature interview in DDEAF magazine, Detroit, MI

2015

Enter Text residency, Arteles Creative Center, Haukijärvi, Finland

I Was Right Here The Whole Time, solo exhibition, Hatch Art, Hamtramck, MI; reviewed on hyperallergic.com

The Found Footage Films of Scott Northrup, film screening, Hamtramck Arts Festival, MI

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collage of old photos, a blurred man in front of a photo of a boys head
silver sandals under a table full of novels
installation of group of old tvs playing different black and white movies
old glass window frame with an range track jacket and old photos
tv and shelving installation
old windowpane with photos and swim trucks hanging from wall
images of old phones on a movie screen
shelve of photos, a ceramic bunny and 2 jean shirts hanging off of it
two tvs showing faces on the screens
collage of peoples heads
mixed media, person laying on the ground
multimedia of a person with there back turned to the viewer

View some of Scott Northrup's work

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