Discipline: Interdisciplinary Art

Stephan Hillerbrand

Discipline: Interdisciplinary Art
Region: Houston, TX
MacDowell Fellowships: 1999

Stephan Hillerbrand is one half of the collaborative artistic team of Mary Magsamen and Stephan Hillerbrand who live and work in Houston, Texas. Hillerbrand+Magsamen have presented their videos in international film and media festivals including SCOPE Basel, WAND V Stuttgarter Filmwinter, Taiwan International Video Art Exhibition, New York Underground Film Festival, Ann Arbor Film Festival, Brooklyn Underground Film Festival, LA Freewaves New Media Art Festival, and Currents Media Festival. Their cinema-based installations have been seen in the Everson Museum of Art, Cardiff International Festival of Photography by Ffotogallery, the Hudson River Museum, the Center for Photography at Woodstock, Museum of Fine Arts in Houston, Blue Sky Gallery, and Houston Center for Photography. Their work has been cited in publications such as The New York Times, Glasstire, The Houston Press, Culture Map, and on television. Magsamen+Hillerbrand have lectured internationally about their work including, TEDxHouston (2015), the Society for Photographic Education (2013, 2012, 2006), the College Art Association (2009, 2007, 2006), the University Film and Video Association (2006), and the Foundations in Art, Theory and Education (2007, 2005).



Stephan Hillerbrand worked in the Eastman studio.

Thanks to the generous support of MacDowell Fellow and board member Louise Eastman, this century-old farm building was reinvented as a modern, energy efficient live and workspace for visual artists. Originally built in 1915 to house a forge and provide storage when the residency program was expanding, this small barn was simply converted for…

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