05 - 09 August
A way of seeing
Martin Bogren will discuss their earlier work and share methods and approaches, and guide the participants through their means and intentions.
They will undertake a personal project which aims, beyond making a series, to develop an individual language and to trust their hunches.
The course will focus on content more than technology, alternating between individual sessions and group discussions about the projects underway. Thought and editing processes will gradually give shape to a body of work.The course will seek to develop the participants’ presence in their own photography, and encourage them to assert their ways of seeing.MARTIN BORGEN
Martin Bogren (b-67) is a swedish photographer based in Malmö. For the past ten years his work has envolved through long-term projects devoted to a personal approach. Martins work is widely exhibited and he has published several monographs. Martin joined Galerie VU´
This immersive course takes participants on a quest for their own photography, revealing as much about them as about others, the near, the far and the moment before or after. The intense five-day course is open to all but especially to those who want to deepen their personal approach and develop their photographic language.
CONTENT:- Presentation of the profession of photographer- Analysis of the participant's previous work- Definition of a personal project- Individual and collective photo sessions- Analysis of the pictures taken, editing, and building of a unified, convincing series- Final one-to-one interviewBRING- A selection of around 30 images attesting to your practice (preferably on paper/format of your choice)- Your camera, charger and cables- 2 or 3 memory cards- A Mac-compatible hard drive or your computer if you wishADDITIONAL INFORMATION- Number of participants: 6 to 12- Begins: 10:00 a.m. on Monday- Ends: 6:30 p.m. on friday- Location: historic center near the Arles arenaGOAL- Learn the various steps involved in creating a photo series- Develop a point of view based on a selection of photographsTEACHING METHOD- Taught by an instructor and an assistantEQUIPMENT- Mac computers- A photo library (app. 500 references)- Various kinds of lighting systems, studio accessories, tripod, etc.EVALUATION- Private end-of-course interview and evaluation- The instructor continuously evaluates the personal series-Oral end-of-course evaluationFORMALISATION AT THE END OF THE COURSE
- End-of-course certificate