"Bangkok: Street Photography Workshop"

  • (Workshop)
  • When: 1 - 3 February 2013 | 10:00-19:00
  • Where: Auditorium, TCDC

TCDC and the British Council jointly present the 3-day “Bangkok: Street Photography Workshop” as part of “iN-PUBLiC: An Exhibition of Street Photography”

Announcement of Selected Participants

TCDC and the British Council jointly present the 3-day “Bangkok: Street Photography Workshop” as part of “iN-PUBLiC: An Exhibition of Street Photography”

“iN-PUBLiC” is a group of 21 acclaimed photographers working in streets and public places from around the world. Join the group’s key members David Gibson and Richard Bram for an overview of street photography and iN-PUBLiC works, and shooting experience along with feedback and advice on Bangkok street photography.

1 FEB 2013 : 14:00-18:00
Learn the history and aesthetics of street photography in summary. David Gibson and Richard Bram will present some of their taken photographs and other iN-PUBLiC members’ works. There will also be a particular presentation on their projects, including the assignment for the next session.

2 FEB 2013 : 10:00-17:00
A day out shooting on the streets of Bangkok with David and Richard on hand to offer advice and feedback.

3 FEB 2013 : 11:00-13:00 and 14:00-19:00
Review the photographs taken by participants in previous day and also other work the participants would like considered. This final session aims to give constructive feedback and to emphasis on the importance of editing effectively.

About the Speakers

David Gibson

David Gibson has a background in care work but has been taking street photographs for more than 25 years and he is one of the founder members of in-public. His work has been widely published and exhibited which includes recently at the Museum of London. In addition to his photography he has regularly led street photography workshops in London and other cities worldwide. In 2012 this has included 3-day workshops in Athens, Amsterdam, Warsaw, Singapore and Stockholm.

Richard Bram

Richard Bram first worked as a photographer covering public relations and events in 1984 in Louisville, Kentucky and shortly after moving to London in 1997 he became one of the first photographers to join in-public. Richard’s work is held in several institutions such as the, Bibliothèque Nationale de France and George Eastman House International Museum of Photography. He has frequently exhibited especially in the US and Germany and has also led workshops on street photography at Tate Modern in London and more recently in Tbilisi, Georgia and Tel Aviv in Israel. Richard is now based in New York.

Recruitment Conditions

  • Participants should have good command of English language.
  • The workshop expense is 1,000 THB.
  • Participants have to bring their own camera to workshop.
  • Selected workshop photos will be exhibited later.
  • Each workshop is open to 15 participants only.
  • Scholarship are offered to 5 students, who will be selected from their portfolio with an application.
  • Applicants should have basic on photo shooting and interested in street photography; however, the experience is not required.
  • Applicants have to select only one workshop from David Gibson or Richard Bram. TCDC have the right to the selection of each workshop.
  • TCDC reserve the right to not issuing receipt and invoice to participants.

How to Apply

  • Download an application form
  • and email the completed form with a sample of your works (5 images, 72 dpi resolution with minimum width 900 pixels) with captions to workshoprecruitment@tcdc.or.th within 15 January 2013.
  • Announcement of workshop participants will be posted on 21 January 2013 on www.tcdc.or.th.
  • The participants have to pay the 1,000 THB workshop fee at TCDC Information Counter within 28 January 2013.

For more information, please contact TCDC Information Counter, tel. 02 664 8448 ext. 213, 214.

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The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for educational opportunities and cultural relations. We build engagement and trust for the UK through the exchange of knowledge and ideas between people worldwide. Our Arts programme develops a network of global cultural connections and works with the best of UK arts in Film, Literature, Drama, Dance, Music, Architecture, Design, Fashion, Visual Arts, and Creative and Cultural Economy.

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