Kamau Patton Photography
Kamau Amu Patton is an Assistant Professor in the department of Visual & Critical Studies at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. His work is an examination of history and culture through engagement with archives, documents, stories and sites. Patton received his MFA from Stanford University in 2007 and is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania with a degree in Sociology. His work was shown in 2012 as part of the Pacific Standard Time Performance and Public Art Festival and in 2013 as part of the Machine Project Field guide to L.A. Architecture. Patton has completed projects in the area of soundscape studies through support provided by the State University of New York at Buffalo, the Mellon Elemental Arts Initiative at Pomona College. In 2016 Patton presented photographic work and performance at the ABF house in Stockholm, Sweden as a presenter at The Shape of Co- to Come and recently presented new sound work as part of the exhibition/ sound series, Art Forms of Dimensions Tomorrow, at the Tang Teaching Museum at Skidmore College. Patton will participate in a series of multidisciplinary performances as part of Projects 107: Lone Wolf Recital Corps, at the Museum of Modern Art in August of 2017.