Designed for photographers, artists and ethnographers whose work addresses notions of urban space and culture, the Urban Photography Summer School provides a highly intensive two weeks practical and theoretical training in key aspects of urban visual practice.
The course aims to offer participants a wide range of relevant skills resulting in the production of a photography portfolio drawn from London’s urban environments, along with a collective final exhibition.
The programme has been developed in collaboration with Urban Encounters and the Centre for Urban and Community Research (CUCR). The course will be taught by tutors from Goldsmiths Sociology Department and the international MA in Photography and Urban Cultures. The programme draws on the advanced theoretical, research and practical image-making specialisms of key practitioners in the field. Summer School tutors include: Caroline Knowles (CUCR Director), Paul Halliday (Course Leader of the MA in Photography and Urban Cultures), Isidro Ramirez (Goldsmiths) Laura Braun (Goldsmiths) Manuel Vazquez (Goldsmiths) and Beatriz Véliz Argueta (Freiburg/ Goldsmiths).
The programme will explore how the practice of urban image making informs the development of a reflexive and critical research perspective, and will include assignments and guided fieldtrips focusing on (1) landscape; (2) street photography and (3) material objects.
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