Amanda Demme in conversation with Ellen Stone
Join photographer, artist, filmmaker and creative director Amanda Demme as she discusses her background, work and influences in conversation with Ellen Stone, curator and founder of photography company Public Offerings Ltd.
Covering portraiture, artistic vision, and emotional connection with the photographic subject; Demme will also discuss some of her most iconic works, including photographs of celebrity friends and collaborators Joaquin Phoenix and Juliette Lewis, and how she came to create the powerful and award-winning New York magazine 2015 cover story ‘Bill Cosby: TheWomen’.
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Amanda Demme is an American photographer and creative director. Previously a music supervisor, label owner, and artist manager, she is best known as a nightlife producer. Demme was described by the Los Angeles Times as an “expert at ‘building a room,” for her photography, “choosing a precise mix of guests, sculpting space with light and shadow, and cultivating a mood something akin to performance art.”
Public Offerings Ltd. was established in 2019 to represent the best interests of photographers and cultural projects in today’s fast-paced visual arts market. After ten years working in contemporary art and publishing with both up-and-coming artists and the biggest names in British Contemporary Art, founder, Ellen Stone, realised a need for a curatorial and art business based company to help photographers and publishers to maximise their audience profile. From curating shows and negotiating high profile publications, to archive appraisals and promoting unique historical photographic mediums, Public Offerings Ltd. is dedicated to showcasing the best of photography to the international art scene.