Expanding your horizons è il nuovo ed esclusivo workshop previsto per il 14, 15 e 16 giugno 2019 a Magazzini Fotografici, tenuto da Chris Steele-Perkins, fotografo dell’agenzia Magnum Photos e Laura Noble, direttrice della L A Noble Gallery di Londra.
Il workshop sarà interamente in lingua inglese.
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Expanding your horizons: raising your photography to the next level.
Schedule: Friday 14, Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 June 2019
maximum 12 students
DAY ONE – Fri 14
Portfolio reviews by Chris Steele-Perkins and Laura Noble. Discuss shooting, and start shooting in the afternoon on given themes.
09:00 – 11:00 Lecture and Q&A – CSP speaking about how he works and questions on all aspects of his practice and photography in general.
11:00 – 13:00 Portfolio reviews by Chris Steele-Perkins and Laura Noble
14:00 – 18:00 Discuss shooting and then start shooting on given themes.
Rough edit overnight.
DAY TWO – Sat 15
Shooting and review
08:00 – 9:00 Meeting and then shooting
14:00 – 16:00 Review work
16:00 – 18:00 Shooting individual portraits and group portraits, as well as other assigned shooting tasks, both on site and nearby locale.
DAY THREE – Sun 16
Shooting, review and talk by Laura Noble
08:00 – 09:00 Meeting
09:00 – 13:00 Shooting new work
14:00 – 15:00 Talk by Laura Noble on editioning and pricing / working in a series, followed by a Q&A.
15:00 – 18:00 Review and edit work to establish chosen final selection.
WHAT DO YOU NEED?
– Students to have usable level of cataloguing and editing software, such as Lightroom and Photoshop or similar.
– Shooting in raw and jpeg.
Please, come equipped with some project ideas and themes you would like to start exploring during the workshop. The workshop is designed to shake up your understanding and preconceptions of photography – including your working practice and to start to look for your direction and voice within the medium.
Chris Steele-Perkins (MAGNUM Photos)
Chris Steele-Perkins moved from Rangoon to London with his family in 1949. He graduated with honours in psychology at the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne (1967-70) while working as a photographer and picture editor for the student newspaper. In 1971 he moved to London and started working as a freelance photographer and began his first foreign projects in 1973 in Bangladesh, followed by work for relief organizations and travel assignments. In 1975 he worked with EXIT, a group dealing with social problems in British cities. He then joined the Paris-based Viva agency in 1976.
In 1979, his first book, The Teds, was published. Chris joined Magnum Photos and soon began working extensively in the Third World. His latest large-scale project in the developing world was on the situation in Afghanistan. He is now also working extensively in Japan and England.
His reportage has received high critical acclaim and has won numerous awards, including ‘The Robert Capa Gold Medal’ (1989), ‘La Nacion Premier Photojournalism Award’ (1994), World Press Award, ‘Daily Life’ (2000), Arts Council GB Award (2010) as well as many high profile museum acquisitions of his work including a set of ‘The Pleasure Principle’ purchased by The Tate (2017).
Steele-Perkins has many published monographs including: Fading Light about centenarians (people who have lived to be over 100 years old, England, My England, (a personal retrospective of work shot in England over the last 40 years). He has also made two books exploring Japan and its culture titled: Fuji and TOKYO LOVE HELLO. A forthcoming retrospective book on his work in Japan is set for publication in 2020.
Laura Noble (Director of L A Noble Gallery, London) LANG
Laura Noble is from Manchester, born in 1974. She is an English gallerist and writer. Her book The Art of Collecting Photography (2007) propelled her career as both a collector, curator and art consultant specialising in photography. She has written for numerous publications including The Observer Review, Next Level, Foam, Snoecks and Image magazines and primary essays in many monographs.
After several years at The Photographers’ Gallery she was selected (2010) as the host gallery for the Prix Pictet commission by Ed Kashi. Noble founded L A Noble Gallery (LANG) in 2012. LANG represents well established artists, and also prides itself on discovering emerging talent.
Laura Noble launched, produced and curated FIX Photo Festival in 2016 – now approaching its fourth edition – featuring exhibitions, curator led tours, artist talks, film screenings and a programme of workshops.
A passionate advocate of photography in all its forms, she lectures in the UK and abroad to students, photographers and collectors on the subject. Since 2011 Noble is a visiting lecturer at nine universities in the UK including Brighton, Falmouth and Kingston University, University of Westminster, Falmouth University, Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge and Sotheby’s Institute of Art, London. She has delivered many seminars and symposiums on collecting photography at Beyond the Lens Festival, London (2016), The National Museum of Warsaw (2015), Foam Amsterdam (2013), Fotofever, Paris (2013), London Art Fair (2012), Fotogalleriet, Oslo (2011), Glasgow Art Fair (2008) and at Fundacio Foto Colectania, Barcelona.
Laura Noble was selected for the panel of international experts delivering portfolio reviews at Les Rencontres d’Arles (2009 – present). She has also been a judge for many photographic competitions, an ambassador for RPS 100 Heroines campaign, juror Cork Street Open (2011), The AOP Awards (2013), The London Photo Festival (2014) and was selected as the sole juror for the 8th Julia Margaret Cameron Award (2015) and is a Prix Pictet nominator. She has also curated exhibitions in museums and the AOP Awards in 2016.
Workshop / exhibition: In collaboration with L A Noble Gallery and Chris Steele-Perkins
Japan exhibition Curated by Laura Noble – link LANG: lauraannnoble.com
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