Sunday, August 26, 2012

The Photobook, all you ever wanted to know about making one...

Save the dates January 12, 13 and 14, 2013, in New York. Fifteen fortunate participants will have the opportunity to attend a hands-on photobook workshop - The Book Dummy: A non-stop process - conducted by photobook experts Victor Sira and Shioro Kawaski.

Established in 2011, Victor Sira and Shiori Kawasaki are founders and directors of bookdummypresss. Their studio is located in the West Village of New York City. 

Victor Sira: / blog: The Book as a Studio as an Idea as an Object

Is a Venezuela-born artist/photographer whose work has been the recipient of numerous fellowships, including the Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship and the New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship. He curated the show Photography Book Dummies at the School of International Center of Photography. His work has been featured in solo and group exhibitions, including the Rencontres d’Arles 2005 and the show De l’Europe in Luxemburg 2007. Sira is on the faculty at the ICP-Bard MFA Advanced Photographic Studies Program in New York, where he teaches the course The Book: Imaginary Studio, A Non Stop Process.

Shiori Kawasaki: / blog: Draft of Ideas

Born and raised in Tokyo, Japan. Moved to New York in 2006 to attend International Center of Photography and studied Documentary and Photojournalism. After graduating from ICP, she has been exhibited in several group shows both in NY and Japan include Sombra Project and 126 Polaroid, which held in Yokohama Museum of Art. Her work is shown in major Japanese magazines such as Coyote, BRUTUS, GQ Japan, LAST, Tokyo Calendar, UOMO and more. 

For more information and a complete rundown on the workshop you can go HERE.
For my money the workshop looks amazing, only wish I could be in New York at that time!

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