Atelier Smedsby: Workshop by JH Engstrom & Margot Wallard

France – 

The Atelier Smedsby workshop is a one-year distance learning class incorporating three individual/group meetings in Paris. In between meetings in Paris, the participants will report monthly on the progress of their works via Skype.

During these monthly reports, they will be able to ask questions, demonstrate the evolution of their work, receive evaluation and feedback and thus move forward in the accomplishment of their personal projects.

These monthly reports are the base of the workshop and we expect them to be well prepared by the participants. Of course the participants will have the possibility to communicate with Atelier Smedsby also between these monthly reports as well.

Atelier Smedsby work with an educational platform as a base for the participant’s work and development. The platform is a fantastic tool that we use for the individual Skype meetings every month. Here the participants can also communicate and exchange information with each other.We also have a Facebook page where we make suggestions about exhibitions, books and films etc…


Exif_JPEG_PICTURE

 

WORKSHOP OBJECTIVES :
  • Identify each participant’s visual language and define their photographic approach.
  • Encourage participants to realize both personal and assigned projects.
  • Follow the evolution of a photography project.
  • Help to develop, realize, and finalize each participant’s project.
  • Learn to critique the work of others, and one’s own, at both theoretical and practical levels.
  • Find methods for editing the participant´s work for either books or exhibitions.
  • Give advices and discuss how to present your work to school applications, publishers, prices, etc…
  • Discover photography culture.
  • Our most important objective is to increase the artistic independence for each and every participant.



    04

    DATE OF THE WORKSHOP : JUNE 2015 – MAY 2016

    1st meeting (start of workshop) : Presentation of workshop and organizers. Group introduction of each participant, presenting and defining each person’s work. Individual meetings the next day to set up the photography project to be carried out during the year.

    2nd meeting : Group presentation of work accomplished since the first meeting. Critique and direction for the continuation of the projects.

    3rd meeting : Finalization and realization of works created during the year. Proposal for the continuation of certain projects.

    More detailed schedule will be given once the workshop starts.

    Every day we offer you a french breakfast, lunch with drinks and the first evening we offer you a dinner at a restaurant carrefully chosen by us. 

     

    05


    PARTICIPANTS : 15 participants maximum

    • Any professional or enthusiast using photography as a means of artistic expression.
    • Creative art students looking for a different and complimentary input to their studies.
    • Professionals wishing to widen their horizons.
    • Enthusiasts wanting to consolidate their photography skills.

Related Posts

Format International Photography Festival 2014: Exposure Open Call

England – FORMAT International Photography Festival is one of the UK’s leading international contemporary festivals of photography and related media. FORMAT …

Korean Street Photographer Chulsu Kim takes over Emaho Instagram Handle

Korea –  “This series was shot with my personal instinct, what i felt and what i saw in Tokyo. I …

Support “Looking For Alice” by Sian Davey – Beautiful Photobook by a mother about her young daughter

England –    About this project Looking For Alice is an award-winning project by British photographer Sian Davey, which tells the …

Call For Submission: 20th Voies Off Festival – Arles

France –  Be part of the photographic alternative Voies Off Festival is the fringe festival of the world famous Rencontres …

DWIH Horizon: Art Meets Science

India –  The German House for Research and Innovation (DWIH), New Delhi is organizing a Photo Exhibition titled ‘DWIH Horizon: …

Dominic Hawgood BJP Award

TJ Boulting Gallery presents Dominic Hawgood – Winner of BJP’S International Award

United Kingdom –  ‘Under The Influence’ explores the blurring of boundaries between fact and fiction, the real and the fake, …

Fabrica Photo Masterclass with “The Masters”

Italy –  Photography is how you express your view of the world. Put your ideas into focus to tell your …

Visual Action

Visual Action: “They took them alive, We want them alive”

Mexico –  Visual Action works for human rights using visual action as its main tool. They produce and incentivize the …

The Middle East Revealed: A Female Perspective

USA –  Howard Greenberg Gallery will show The Middle East Revealed: A Female Perspective, images exploring identity, culture, politics, and the …