July 24, 2014

Fine Art Photography

 

Prerequisites

Some experience and a strong interest in fine art photography

Objective of the course

The course’s objective is to help participants develop their own photographic voice.  The course aims to 1. provide an introduction to the nature and history of fine art photography 2. Explore ways of thinking and operational practices. The seminar will adapt to individual needs and interests.

Course Content

Day One:

Participants are asked to present their up-to-date production, if any, in electronic or printed form. They are invited to discuss their own photographic interests and what they expect to achieve through the seminar.

Synoptic presentation of the nature and history of fine art photography as a means of personal expression. Introduction to the nature and specificities of the photographic medium (part one).

Day Two.

Synoptic presentation of the nature and history of fine art photography (part two)

Discussion of possible directions for the making of personal work, in relation to the visual material that has been shown in these two days. Which methods and technical means could help in achieving any set goals?

Day Three and Day Four

Evaluation of the work produced by the participants within the two intervening weeks. What worked-out well and what didn’t. Improvements, directions and overall management of future work will be thoroughly discussed.

Teacher

PANOS KOKKINIAS

Panos Kokkinias is a renowned Greek photographer. His photographs have been published in Vitamin Ph: New Perspectives in Photography, (Phaidon Press, 2006) and in Panos Kokkinias (Galerie Xippas, 2004).His monograph Here We Are, sponsored by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation, will be soon published by PowerHouse Books in New York. The recipient of grants from the Alexander Onassis Foundation and Yale University among others, Kokkinias has exhibited his work worldwide, including shows in Athens, Paris, and New York. His works are included in public and corporate collections in Europe and the US. He lives and works in Athens.

Times

Saturday and Sunday 21/22 April and 5/6 May, 10:00-13:00

Saturday and Sunday 12/13 May and 26/27 May, 10:00 – 13:00

Next Courses

Other Guerrilla Seminars, Optional tutoring of future work.

 

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