Join the Undergraduate Fine Arts program for a presentation that is part of the Howard A. Silverstein and Patricia Bleznak Silverstein Photography Lecture Series, featuring artist Joachim Schmid. This public lecture program is focused on supplementing the wide-ranging photography curriculum that is available to Penn students as well as to engage the vast arts-based community on campus and the wider Philadelphia community.
Joachim Schmid is a Berlin based artist who has been working with found photographs since the early 1980s. He published over one hundred artist's books. His work has been exhibited internationally and is included in numerous collections. In 2007 Photoworks and Steidl published a comprehensive monograph Joachim Schmid Photoworks 1982–2007 on the occasion of his first retrospective exhibition. In 2012 Johan & Levi Editore published the book Joachim Schmid e le fotografie degli altri (Joachim Schmid and Other People's Photographs) on the occasion of an exhibition at Museo di fotografia contemporanea in Milan, Cinisello Balsamo.