Jonathan Macagba is an artist, designer, and scholar based in Brooklyn, New York. HIs research and teaching interests include the history, theory, and practice of photography, the history, theory, and practice of communication design, postwar American visual culture, suburban representations and the suburban imaginary, and works and theories of space and place. He holds an MA in Art History from Stony Brook University, and an MFA in Visual Art from The Art Institute of Boston at Lesley University. He is currently a PhD candidate at Stony Brook University, where he is working to complete his dissertation on the role and influence of photography and the photo essay on Charles and Ray Eames’ multi-screen work, Glimpses of the USA, shown at the American National Exhibition in Moscow (ANEM) in 1959.
MA, Art History and Criticism. Stony Brook University // MFA, Visual Art. The Art Institute of Boston at Lesley University // PhD Candidate (ABD), Art History and Criticism, Stony Brook University