MAGNUM BOOKMAKING MASTERCLASS – CHRIS STEELE PERKINS
19th – 20th September, Cologne
The PhotoBookMuseum and Magnum Photos are launching in collaboration with the Photoszene Festival (September 16th-21st) a new Masterclass on the art of the photo book.
This book making masterclass will provide an exclusive opportunity to edit and construct a bespoke photobook of images by a Magnum photographer, in the presence of that photographer. Jacob Aue Sobol and Chris Steele-Perkins will lead an exclusive group of enthusiasts through this unique book making process
Participation is strictly limited to 15 participants per photographer and one book per person. Find out more here.
‘CAPTURING THE NARRATIVE’ ARTIST TALKS
Catch up with all the Artist talks on our YouTube channel (links below)
See our previous events on our YouTube Channel here.
Brittain Bright Night
Wednesday 18 June
The artist talks. This is then followed with spoken word performances inspired by Brittain Bright’s work read by the authors Corrine Barber, Charlotte Heather & Elly Parsons.
Lottie Davies Night
Wednesday 25 June
The artist talks, after which a performance by Samuel J Weir is directed by Lottie Davies.
Johanna Ward Night – Coming Soon
Wednesday 2 July
The artist talks. Subsequently, spoken word performances inspired by Johanna Ward’s work will be read by the authors Nick Burbidge, Charlotte Barrow & Winne M Li.
NEW! Portfolio Preparation Session – How to prepare for your Portfolio Review
Introducing the new Portfolio Preparation Session with Gallery Director Laura Noble. These one-to-one meetings to assist photographers with their consolidation of images, sequencing, printing styles and presentation options ahead of their portfolio review.
In the build up to numerous photo festivals, being prepared is everything as portfolio review sessions are usually only 20 minutes long.
You may wish to seek advice prior to the review to present the best version of your photographs and best present yourself as an artist. In order to present a cohesive package for your upcoming sessions why not gain the knowledge of a seasoned expert – to take your work and career to the next level. Showing too many or too few images, a shallow sequence, or a distracting presentation method can disengage the reviewer thus prohibiting the review from being beneficial. As a regular reviewer at L A Noble Gallery and by invitation to many festivals both in the UK and overseas – Laura Noble can help you make the most from your forthcoming sessions. Advice can factor around budget, time constraints, practical advice on printing or presenting your work digitally, editing and post-review materials for the reviewer also. Being organised is the key to a successful and educational Portfolio Review, so why not start as you mean to go on – to ensure your forthcoming experience at reviews procure the best results.
L A Noble Gallery will be accepting bookings for these twenty and forty minute sessions to take place from 13 June – 5 July
Each session costs £20 – 20 min / £35 – 40 min.
Work can be brought in any format. If bringing more that one project be mindful of the time you will need to book.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to book a Portfolio Preparation Session. Payment is required in advance and is non-refundable.
Also, book your place at the Format Festival Portfolio Reviews here:
SALONS: Book a group salon at the gallery! 5 people or more £10 each
In keeping with the tradition of salons in the 1930′s we shall be conducting our own salons for photographers to bring one of their photographs to discuss at the gallery. This is a rare opportunity for photographers who want feedback on a particular project to discuss their work both with their peers and with one of London’s leading gallerists.
Each salon we ask photographers to bring one print or image on a laptop to speak about with the group for 5 minutes. The group will then offer advice, feedback and ask questions. Gallery Director Laura Noble will also offer advice and suggestions regarding the work and presentation skills for each participant.
With only eight places for each salon booking is essential!
Evening bookings 18.30 – 20.00
£12 per person – payment in advance (non-refundable)
To reserve a place please email email@example.com with your name and a link to your work if available. Please include a contact telephone number in your email for confirmation.
Here are just some of the comments we received from participating photographers who have attended our Salon events so far:
“Thanks for the other evening. Lots of ideas flowing around at the Summer Salon & a wide variety of work = great.”
“I really enjoyed tonight’s event, thanks for organizing it. I hope to see more of this kind of thing in the future!”
“A great night. Such a variety of work and all of it brilliant!”
“Thank you for having me! It was really useful to practice talking about the project or vague idea. And a privilege to look at the start of all the other photographers projects too. Thank you.”
“It was very refreshing to present work to a like minded audience that was willing to listen and give positive, constructive feedback. Presenting a single image for five minutes can be difficult, especially when you don’t do it often. Overall a very positive and relaxing experience. Thank you all for the feedback!”
COLLECTING COURSE: At the gallery or your home/office
Due to popular demand, we are introducing a NEW three hour course: ‘Collecting For Beginners’
‘Collecting For Beginners’ consists of three lectures and is aimed at the collector who would like to begin or expand their collection with confidence. Photographer’s may also find this course invaluable to learn more about how the market works and to understand the mindset of the photography collector.
1. Collecting Photography
The basic knowledge you need to begin to collect photography and the importance of research. This includes key information on how to source, buy, conserve and build a collection.
2. How editions work – Why a photograph has value
Editioning is a key factor for all budding collectors and photographer’s keen to enter the market. The size of an edition can dramatically alter an artist’s sales and the position they hold within the art market. Understanding the reasoning behind limited editions and the classification of a print such as a vintage, modern or posthumous print has a great bearing upon its worth. By learning the way in which editions work you can purchase with confidence and photographers can avoid being bracketed at the lower end of the market.
3. Curating your collection
This is where you put what you have learnt into practice and really get into the collectors mindset. A very useful and fun exercise for both photographers and new collectors alike.
£150 per person (non refundable). As places are very limited booking is essential and payment is required in advance.
Refreshments will be provided throughout and we also recommend that you bring a notebook with you.
(One full day or 3 evening sessions for groups of 15 or more) £300 per person / group discounts for over 5 persons/students/OAP’s
For more information on upcoming course dates or to reserve a place email firstname.lastname@example.org. (Private Evenings also available)