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Online Course – How to communicate with photography

HOW TO COMMUNICATE WITH PHOTOGRAPHY?

ONLINE COURSE
WITH ERIK KESSELS

FROM MARCH 3RD, 2021

PROMO EARLY BIRD UNTIL FEBRUARY 10TH, 2021

THE COURSE

Photographers are very good in the images they make but often lack the ability to communicate about them and themselves as artists. Being the author or the promoter of your work are two completely different skills.

During this workshop, Kessels will be interacting with the participants how to better edit, present and communicate about your own work towards clients, galleries, curators and museums. Apart from this, there will be also an inside into his personal way of working.

Over a period of several online meetings, Erik Kessels will prepare the participants for their possibilities and obstructions they will face in their professional career in the field of photography. Participants work on several small briefs to get more known to this facet of photography. On a more practical note, preparations for budgets, job processes and decision making will pass by in the lessons.

TOPICS

  • Communication skills about yourself
  • Communication skills about your work
  • Contextual statement
  • Potential outcomes of projects
  • Professional skills: budgets, job processes, decision making

TEACHER

Erik Kessels is a Dutch artist, curator and communication designer, with great interest in photography. Erik Kessels is since 1996 Creative Partner of communications agency KesselsKramer in Amsterdam/London and has won many international awards with his communication work. As an artist and curator Kessels has published over 75 books of his re-appropriated images: Wonder (2003), in almost every picture (2001-2020), Shit (2018) and Read Naked (2019). Since 2000, he has been an editor of the alternative photography magazine Useful Photography and has written the international bestseller Failed It! He has taught at the Gerrit Rietveld Academy (Amsterdam), Écal (Lausanne), Raffles (Milan) and at the Amsterdam Academy of Architecture where he curated a celebration of amateurism. Kessels made and curated exhibitions such as Loving Your Pictures, Mother Nature, 24HRS in Photos, Album Beauty, Unfinished Father and GroupShow. He also co-curated an exhibition called From Here on together with Martin Parr, Joachim Schmid, Clement Cheroux and Joan Fontuberta. In 2010 Kessels was awarded the Amsterdam Prize of the Arts, in 2016 nominated for the Deutsche Börse Photography Prize. Until 2019 his mid-career retrospective was shown in Turin, Düsseldorf, Budapest and he exhibited recently in the SFMOMA. He was called “a visual sorcerer” by Time Magazine and a “Modern Anthropologist” by Vogue (Italia).

WHEREVER, ONLINE

From Nuuk (Greenland) to Wellington (New Zealand), from Adak (USA) to Nemuro (Japan), you are welcome to join our online classes from wherever you are based or connecting from – home, studio, train, beach. You just need a good internet connection and a computer (but also your tablet or smartphone will be fine).

DO NOT MISS ANYTHING

All the classes will be recorded to be available for the participants for the whole week, online until the next class: you will not miss your terrific appointments: the Spritz with your best friend, the table-tennis tournament, the book-launch of your favourite writer.

SHARING IS COOL

You might have homework to do and you will be able to share them with the teacher and the whole group into an online private folder where all the tips and resources will be uploaded to make together with you the path of this course.

PLEASE, SEND HELP

Our support team dedicated to technical and management assistance for online activities will be available to students and teachers to make the remote teaching experience as fluid and organic as possible, both from a technical and organizational point of view.

FROM MARCH 3rd, 2021

7 CLASSES

16 HOURS OVERALL

WEDNESDAY , 7.30 pm – 9.30 pm (CET) / SATURDAY, 10 am – 12.30 pm (CET)

ENGLISH

235€ (promo Early Bird)

/ 250 € (full price)

AM I THE IDEAL PARTICIPANT OF THIS COURSE?

Yes, if you are a photography student, a young professional in photography or very passionate about photography strongly willing to learn how to communicate more clearly about yourself and your work.

If you still have doubts please feel free to contact us at info@spaziolabo.it | +39 3283383634 | +39 3394534132.

SCHEDULE

The course has a total duration of 16 hours which will all take place online.

 

Class 1 – Wednesday, March 3rd, 2021 – from 7.30 PM to 9.30 PM (CET)

Class 2 – Saturday, March 6th, 2021 – from 10 AM to 12.30 PM (CET)

Class 3 – Wednesday, March 10th, 2021 – from 7.30 PM to 9.30 PM (CET)

Class 4 – Saturday, March 13th, 2021 – from 10 AM to 12.30 PM (CET)

Class 5 – Wednesday, March 17th, 2021 – from 7.30 PM to 9.30 PM (CET)

Class 6 – Saturday, March 20th, 2021 – from 10 AM to 1 PM (CET)

Class 7 – Wednesday, March 24th, 2021 – from 7.30 PM to 9.30 PM (CET)

CERTIFICATE

A certificate of participation will be released to each participant at the end of the course.

PARTICIPANTS

Admission to the course is open to everyone until the maximum number of participants is reached: 20.
Minimum number of participants: 10

FEE AND ENROLLMENT

If you enroll by February 10th, 2021, the Early Bird price is 235€. Then, the participation fee will be 250€ (full price).

If you wish to participate, please send an email to info@spaziolabo.it.

Participation in the online course is reserved to Spazio Labo’ members (2021 membership fee is 15 €).

Further info: info@spaziolabo.it – (0039) 328 3383634.

WITHDRAWAL POLICY

It is possible to obtain a full refund of the registration fee paid by submitting a cancellation in person, by email or by telephone within 5 days from the start of the course. For cancellations received after this period, the reimbursement of the registration fee is provided, less a deduction of 50 euros for administrative expenses. There is no refund for cancellations received after the course has begun.

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