Do-it Yourself Storytelling Workshop with Rob Hornstra & Arnold von Bruggen

 

 

Join Rob Hornstra and Arnold Van Bruggen for a two-day intensive workshop at the Delhi Photo Festival.

This workshop is for photographers, designers and storytellers who wish to learn how to construct and present long-term photography projects.

 

ABOUT THE WORKSHOP

“Many ambitious photographers are conservative when it comes to presenting their projects, offering their work – often free of charge – to newspapers, magazines, or book publishers. They put their fate in the hands of others and wait,” says Hornstra. “That’s unnecessary.”

This workshop is about what we all desire as storytellers and photographers: Freedom. Freedom creates opportunity. Opportunity makes your future.

Over the course of two days, Rob will outline how the Internet and digital printing techniques have opened up endless possibilities for self-published work. The curriculum will also address how to attract an audience to your project, collaboration between photographers and writers, crowd-funding and the process of slow journalism. This workshop’s main objective is to help students in creating independence and become liberated photographers and publishers, ready to begin sharing their stories with the world. Arnold will talk about transmedia, new media and collaborations.

Since 2009, photographer, Rob Hornstra, and writer, Arnold van Bruggen, have collaborated on The Sochi Project, documenting the Russian city of Sochi before it enters the global spotlight as the site of the 2014 Winter Olympics.

In this workshop, Rob will share his insight into the funding and marketing by using The Sochi Project as an example of a self-published photo project.

 

This workshop is organized by India Photo Project in association with DPF2015, in collaboration with Hauz Khas SOCIAL.

 

WORKSHOP DETAILS

  • Participants: 15

  • Language: English

  • Date: 27th & 28th October, 2015

  • Location: Hauz Khas SOCIAL, New Delhi

  • Time: 10 am – 5 pm (both days)

  • Application Fee: N/A

  • Workshop Fee: Rs. 12,500

We will be offering scholarships for two participants. This will be a need-based scholarship and applicants will need to submit a separate letter to apply for the scholarship.

* Please note that the registration fee applies only to those who have been selected as participants

of the workshop.

 

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

  • A statement of purpose indicating why you want to participate in the workshop, your work

  • A link to your existing body of work

  • A photograph of yourself (so we can recognize you when you come in!)

  • Your contact information (full name, phone number and email address)

  • A letter explaining your eligibility for a scholarship (in case you are applying for one)

 

HOW TO APPLY

  • Please send in your complete application in an email to:  indiaphotoproject@gmail.com 

  • In the subject line of the email please write:  Your Name_Rob Hornstra Worksop Application

  • Once we have received your application, we will send you a confirmation email within a few days.

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday, October 2, 2015

 

NOTIFICATION OF SELECTED APPLICANTS: Friday, October 9, 2015

 

Portfolio Reviews

 

The Delhi Photo Festival 2015 Portfolio Review is a platform for aspiring and professional photographers, photography students, serious amateurs and photography enthusiasts to present their body of work to be reviewed and critiqued by a panel of leading photography, art, media and publishing experts.

 

This year’s portfolio review programme will take place over the weekend of the 31st October and 1st November 2015 at the IGNCA in Delhi and is an opportunity for photographers of all genres and levels to receive guidance and mentoring for future artistic and commercial career development as well as a chance to network with influential figures in photography. We have invited a total of over thirty gallerists, curators, book publishers, festival directors, magazine editors, agency directors, educators and renowned national and international photographers to take part in the portfolio reviews. 

 

 

 

 

For our 3rd edition we have devised three different categories of review:

 

PORTFOLIO REVIEW P01 – Advanced Professional Photographers

This portfolio review session is meant for those with a cohesive body of work with a well-developed concept and a solid personal vision who are looking for opportunities to publish and exhibit their work as well as guidance on conceptual approaches or career development. Our goal is to offer talented participants an opportunity to discuss their work with leading gallerists, curators, international festival directors, book publishers and established photographers. The participants will have the opportunity to get expert feedback and an assessment of their work from the reviewers in a unique format, which allows the possibility for each attendant to interact with a number of reviewers.

Applicants will be selected on the basis of a submitted portfolio of photographs, a Statement of Purpose declaring what they wish to achieve from the review (maximum 300 words) and a short biography or CV.

 

REVIEWERS:

Angela Ferreira

Artistic Director Encontros da Imagen, International Photography Festival,

Braga Portugal

(Courtesy: Goa Photo)

 

Chien-Chi Chang

Magnum Photographer, Taiwan

 

Devika Daulet Singh

Gallerist, & Curator, Photoink

 

Laura Letinsky

Photographer and Professor at the University

of Chicago Visual Arts Department, USA

 

Mahendra Sinh

Photographer, India

 

Naoya Hatakeyama

Photographer, Japan

(Courtesy: Japan Foundation)

 

Olivia Arthur

Founder Fishbar Gallery and Magnum Photographer, UK

(Courtesy British Council)

Olivier Culmann

Photographer, France

(Courtesy: Institut Francais en Inde)

 

Philipp Ebeling

Founder Fishbar Gallery and Photographer,

Germany

(Courtesy British Council) 

 

Raghu Rai

Photographer, India

 

Regina Anzenberger

Artist, Founder and Director Anzenberger Agency, Austria

(Courtesy: Austrian Cultural Forum, New Delhi)

 

Rob Hornstra

Photographer, Netherlands

 

Soren Pagter

Department Head of Photojournalism at

The Danish School of Media and Journalism, Aarhus Denmark

 

Walter Estrada

Photographer, Argentina

REVIEW SCHEDULE & LOCATION

October 31, 2015 from 10:00-13:00

Conference Room, Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts

CV Mess, Janpath, New Delhi 110011.

 

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

  • A portfolio of between 15-20 low-resolution images from an on-going body of work.

    • ​Please note that each photograph should be 800 pixels on the shorter side. 

  • A statement of purpose (maximum 300 words) explaining what you wish to achieve from the review.

  • A brief Project Description (maximum 300 words) in case you are submitting a project.

  • A short biography or CV

 

HOW TO APPLY

  • Please email your complete application to: delhiphotofestival@nazarfoundation.org

  • In the subject line of the email please write: Your Name_PORTFOLIO REVIEW P01

  • Once we have received your application, we will send you a confirmation email within a few days.

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Thursday, October 15, 2015

 

NOTIFICATION OF SELECTED APPLICANTS: Friday, October 18, 2015

 

REGISTRATION FEE

INR 2000, to be paid in cash at the venue.

 

Registration fee will be waived for students with valid ID card. 

Please note that the registration fee applies only to those who have been selected as participants of Portfolio Review 01 for advanced professionals.

DELHI PORTFOLIO REVIEW P02 – Emerging Professional Photographers, Students of Photography & Art Schools and Serious Amateurs

 

This portfolio review represents a unique occasion for emerging photographers, both professional and student, as well as amateur artists to present their work and get constructive critical feedback that is rarely available to them from an esteemed panel of national and international photography professionals. 

 

Each participant will be entitled to two review session of 20 minutes each only. Participants will be able to list their preferred reviewer in advance of the session and will have their choices met to the greatest degree possible.

 

Applicants will be selected to attend on the basis of a submitted portfolio of photographs.

 

REVIEWERS:

REVIEW SCHEDULE & LOCATION: 

Nov 1, 2015 from 10:00-13:00

Conference Room, Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts

CV Mess, Janpath, New Delhi 110011.

 

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • A portfolio of between 15-20 low-resolution images from an on-going body of work.

    • ​Please note that each photograph should be 800 pixels on the shorter side. 

  • A statement of purpose (maximum 300 words) explaining what you wish to achieve from the review.

  • A brief Project Description (maximum 300 words) in case you are submitting a project.

  • A short biography or CV

 

HOW TO APPLY

  • Please email your complete application to: delhiphotofestival@nazarfoundation.org

  • In the subject line of the email please write: Your Name_PORTFOLIO REVIEW P02

  • In the email list 3 Reviewers you would like to meet in order of your preference

  • Once we have received your application, we will send you a confirmation email within a few days.

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Thursday, October 22, 2015

 

NOTIFICATION OF SELECTED APPLICANTS: Friday, October 25, 2015

 

REGISTRATION FEE

INR 1000, to be paid in cash at the venue.

 

Registration fee will be waived for students with valid ID card. 

Please note that the registration fee applies only to those who have been selected as participants of Portfolio Review 02 for emerging professionals, serious amateurs and students.

 

DELHI PHOTO FOLIO REVIEW P03 – Open session for photography enthusiasts.

 

The festival is keen to welcome photography enthusiasts across all genres to the IGNCA. They will be offered the opportunity to share their images with an expert panel of photographers and receive constructive feedback that will help advance their practice or hobby.  

 

Advance registration is not necessary for this review and entry will be on a first come first served basis with an on-the-spot screening system at the venue. 

 

Participants are encouraged to bring prints of their work or share their work on their own laptop or tablet that they must bring to the Review session.

 

REVIEWERS:

REVIEW SCHEDULE & LOCATION

1st November, 2015 from 10:00-13:00

Conference Room, Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts

CV Mess, Janpath, New Delhi 110011.

 

REGISTRATION FEE

INR 500, to be paid in cash at the venue.

Registration fee will be waived for students with valid ID card. 

 

Rishi Singhal

Coordinator of Photography Design, National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad, India

 

Roberto Schmidt

Chief Photographer Agence France-Presse South Asia.

 

Sam Harris

Photographer, UK

 

Sarker Protick

Photographer, Bangladesh

 

Soren Pagter

Department Head of Photojournalism at The Danish School of Media and Journalism, Aarhus Denmark

 

Swapan Parekh

Photographer, India

Amit Mehra

Photographer, India

 

Anne Golaz,

Photographer, Switzerland

Courtesy - Pro Helvetia Swiss Arts Council

 

Bernat Armangué

Chief Photographer Associated Press South Asia, Spain

 

Gurinder Osan

Photographer and Photo Editor Hindustan Times

 

K Madhavan Pillai

Editor, Better Photography

 

Laura Letinsky

Artist and professor at the University of Chicago Visual Arts Department, USA

 

Neeraj Priyadarshi

Photographer and Photo Editor Indian Express

Master Class 2015

 

In its drive to provide the best of educational opportunities DPF2015 is very proud to announce the addition of a Masterclass to the rostrum of workshops and portfolio reviews on offer at the festival. The aim of the Master Class is to offer hands on advanced learning experiences hosted by some of the most talented photographers today. 

The Master Class to be held from Oct 27 to Nov 3, 2015 in New Delhi is divided into three parts.

  • Three day intensive workshop designed and led by Olivia Arthur (Magnum Photos) and Philipp Ebeling, photographers and co-founders of Fishbar, a photobook publishers and contemporary gallery based in London.

  • Three half-day interactions with other Masters and photography professionals.

  • Participation in the Opening Week of DPF2015.

 

NOTE: Though the DPF2015 MasterClass is open to all nationalities, applicants from South Asian countries, including India will be given preference.

 

COURSE STRUCTURE

PART 1: Workshop with Masters Olivia Arthur & Philipp Ebeling

27 – 29 Oct at British Council, New Delhi

This three-day workshop is aimed at photographers who have a cohesive body of work or on-going projects that they would like to advance and shape. As Arthur and Ebeling state: “We believe that photography can convey complex ideas and tackle difficult subject matter. Working with imagery as writers work with words, photographers can be the authors of their own stories. We would like to help students conceptualise and distil their ideas, talking to an audience as a writer talks to theirs.”

Over the course of the three days both masters  will help and guide students to develop their ideas, clarify their message through rigorous editing and contextualise work for a wider audience. The classes will include individual and group edits of students’ photographs as well as group critiques that help identify potential weak points in the work. A key element of the workshop will be a session on the book making process from the point of view of narrative and storytelling. With insights from publishing professionals on what makes for successful photobooks, and with the editing sessions that will take place on the masterclass, students will leave the class with a refined edit of their work and a good understanding of how to embark on making a book when they are ready to do so.

British Council has facilitated the participation of Olivia Arthur and Philipp Ebeling at DPF 2015.

 

PART 2: ​Exclusive sessions with other Masters

Nov 1 – 3 at IGNCA, Photoink & British Council, New Delhi

Over three half-day sessions, the Master Class will have exclusive opportunities to interact with upto six masters, some of the biggest names in photography, including

David Campany (Courtesy British Council) 

Naoya Hatakeyama (Courtesy: Japan Foundation)

​Raghu Rai

Regina Anzenberger (Courtesy: Austrian Cultural Forum, New Delhi)

Rob Hornstra

Roger Ballen (Courtesy Photoink)

Swapan Parekh

 

PART 3: Attending DPF2015 Opening Week

Oct 30 – Nov 3 at IGNCA, New Delhi

Participants will be able to attend the opening week of the Festival to view all the exhibitions and participate in the artist talks and events. Please consult the website for listings.

 

MASTERCLASS  DETAILS

Participants: 15

Language: English

Dates: October 27 – Nov 3, 

Location: New Delhi

Registration fee: INR 7500

We will be offering scholarships for two participants. This will be a need-based scholarship and applications will need to submit a separate letter explaining why they need the same.

*Please note that the registration fee applies only to those who have been selected as participants of the Masterclass.

 

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

  • A portfolio of between 15-20 low-resolution images from an on-going body of work.

    • Please note that each photograph should be 800 pixels on the shorter side.

  • A brief note (max 300 words) about the work you are submitting.

  • A statement of purpose (max 300 words) explaining what you wish to achieve from the review.

  • A short biography or CV

 

HOW TO APPLY

  • Please email your complete application to: delhiphotofestival@nazarfoundation.org

  • In the subject line of the email please write: Your Name_Master Class Application

  • Once we have received your application, we will send you a confirmation email within a few days.

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Thursday, October 1, 2015

 

NOTIFICATION OF SELECTED APPLICANTS: Friday, October 9, 2015

Ruhani Kaur

Photographer, India

 

Chandan Gomes

Photographer, India

 

Ana Elise Johnson

 

Ronny Sen

Photographer, India

 

Ishan Tankha

Photographer, India

 

Poulomi Basu

Photographer, India

 

Ashima Narain

Photographer, India

 

Adil Hasan

Photographer, India

 

Anshika Varma

Photographer, India

 

Dhruv Malhotra

Photographer, India

 

Kaushik Ramaswamy

Photo Editor & Photographer, India

 

Sharbendu De

Educationist & Photographer, India