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Photography Workshop in Shanghai

Photography Workshop in Shanghai 2009 Summer Arts Abroad http://www.sva.edu/artsabroad/ 3 studio credits June 13 – June 27 (IPD–3233–A) 6 studio credits June 13 – July 11 (IPD–3234–A) Participants can spend two or four weeks in a digital residency that emphasizes the exploration of Shanghai as well as the integration of Western and Eastern photographic practice. Participants will receive insightful seminars on historical and contemporary Chinese photography and portfolio reviews of their projects by members of the Shanghai photography community. Along with daily dialogue, the program offers the opportunity to expand one’s body of work in a new context. Shanghai, with its rich multicultural and cosmopolitan history, offers a unique portal into China that frames the City as the embodiment of China’s future. The workshop will provide an intimate investigation of its contemporary art world and an exciting way to participate in a rapidly growing global photographic community. Prerequisites: Two years of photographic education and a working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop. Students must supply their own laptop (with Adobe Photo shop installed), a digital camera capable of shooting raw files and storage media to transfer files, as well as all necessary equipment to download images from camera to laptop. Note: A portfolio of at 12 jpeg images of recent work must be submitted, along with a supporting statement and completed application form. Acceptance into this program is based on portfolio review. For application procedures please go to www.sva.edu/artsabroad. Tuition includes housing in two or four person apartments (wifi, air conditioning, TV) in Shanghai, transportation for class field trips, guided tour focusing on historical and architectural aspects, use of the digital facilities on the campus of East China Normal University and all program receptions, and optional language instruction in Mandarin. For further information on Photography Workshop in Shanghai, contact Malcom Lightner, Program Coordinator, via e-mail: mlightner@sva.edu or phone: 212.592.2336.

Country China
Location Shanghai
URL http://www.sva.edu/artsabroad/11photoShanghai.html

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