Workshops at OBSCURA Festival

24 - 29 June 2013 | Georgetown, Penang

Handmade Photobook Workshop (with Nozomi Iijima)

Japanese photographer Nozomi Iijima will be running a special photobook making workshop for an intimate class from the 24th – 26th June 2013. This workshop focuses on looking at ways and concepts of designing and putting together your very own photobook and finding your own voice in this creative process. Nozomi Iijima will be also dissecting the design process of her “accordion” book, Scoffing Pig.


Workshop schedule: 24th – 26th June 2013, 10am – 5pm

To register, please fill up the e-form at this link or email curator Yumi Goto at stronghold@reminders-project.org to purchase Nozomi Iijima’s newsprint and tote bag and register for the workshop.

This class is limited to 10 students.


For more info on Nozomi Iijima please visit Invisible Photographer Asia or Emaho Magazine.


The Photo Narrative: The journey to finding your own photographic voice (with Ian Teh)

Workshop objectives


  • An overview to project building, photo editing and developing your own visual language.

  • Explore the creative and learning process during a project, and how that can inform you on the direction your work will take and enable you to develop a unique voice for your project.

  • Learning to present and verbalise one’s ideas.


    Dates:

    24-29th June 2013
    Registration 6pm, June 24th at China House, Georgetown.
    Fee: USD500


    Only a few spaces left, sign up now!


    Find out more!


Advanced Storytelling Workshop (with Justin Mott)

The goal of this short course is to enhance the photographer’s skills in visual storytelling through photography. Photographers for this course should be advanced and are expected to be proficient using their camera and understanding the basics of photography. We are looking beyond making pretty individual images and toward telling a complete story with images that capture emotion and tell a narrative. The participants will learn how to generate story ideas, pitch, gain access, shoot, edit, reshoot, and sequence.

A secondary goal of this workshop is to give local photographers the confidence to compete with foreign photographers in the same market and encourage them to tell stories about their own countries for foreign markets. For this reason we will include a series of small talks on the business of being a professional photographer.


Dates:

24-29th June 2013
Registration 6pm, June 24th at China House, Georgetown.
Fee: USD500


Only a few spaces left, sign up now!


Find out more!



OBSCURA Festival of Photography 2013

OBSCURA Festival is an international photography festival that features Asian stories through Asian photographers. It aims to showcase the best of Asian photography to the world, and also bring the finest photographic works from around the globe to the Asian audience.

OBSCURA Festival will run for 10 days, from 21 – 30 June 2013.

It will be held in Georgetown Penang, and will be embedded in George Town Festival. George Town Festival, which will be in its 5th year this year, will run from 7 June – 7 July 2013 and is a highly anticipated annual month-long celebration of art, music, theatre, dance, opera and film.