World renowned Dutch expert of photography and the photographic book, Corinne Noordenbos, has landed on our shores. For more than three decades, she has drastically impacted the development of photography internationally. Photography Studies College Course Director Daniel Boetker-Smith spoke with her about mentoring her now famous students, her career highlights and visiting Australia for the first time.
DANIEL C.BLIGHT - THE IMAGE OF WHITENESS
Monday 29 October | 6:00pm - 7:30pm
PSC is delighted to welcome Daniel C. Blight to Melbourne. Daniel is a writer based in London, UK, where he is a lecturer in Historical & Critical Studies in Photography, School of Media, University of Brighton; visiting tutor in Critical & Historical Studies, School of Arts & Humanities, Royal College of Art and an editor at The Photographers’ Gallery, London.
PSC is proud to present Leigh Henningham, former Pictorial Editor for The Age newspaper. Leigh has worked as a professional photographer in and around Melbourne for over 30 years. From 1978 in the darkroom at the Melbourne Herald to then more recently the Age (as Pictorial Editor) and now as a freelancer. Over that period he has photographed Melbourne, its seasons, characters, and changing landscape, while riding the changes in technology. See his photos and hear some of his experiences about how photography has also changed so much over that time.
Photography Studies College (Melbourne) is proud to present Aliki Smith, Editor-in-Chief of She Shoots Film magazine, which is an independent publication dedicated to exploring life through the female gaze. The publication encourages, supports and draws attention to emerging and seasoned film photographers that make with a woman's eye. Based in Melbourne, Australia, Aliki Smith has been the editorRinRchief of She Shoots Film since its inception on the digital front in 2014. After a successful crowdfunding campaign in early 2017, she moved She Shoots Film into the print world. She has since published two issues of She Shoots Film (Self Portrait and MOTHER), with the third instalment
Topics: image makers seminar series
Monday 30 July 2018 6-7.30pm
Photography Studies College (Melbourne) is proud to present documentary photographer Isabella Moore for our 46th Image Makers Seminar!
Isabella Moore is an Australian/Peruvian documentary photographer based in Sydney, she independently researches and captures her own stories using both analogue and digital photo mediums. Her work has been featured in The New York Times, The Guardian UK, The Observer Magazine, Svenska Dagbladet, The Internationalist, YEN Magazine, Frankie, OYSTER, Dazed Digital and VICE. Isabella is interested in exploring her observations of contemporary Australian society, the way in which it is formed and how it continues to evolve. Commonly addressed themes are gender, identity and culture. Isabella was recentlyawarded a 'Highly Commended' for her finalist photograph 'Significance of Ceremony' in the Moran Prize, 2018.
This weekend saw the conclusion of the World Press Photo Awards 2018 held on 13-14 April at Westergasfabriek in Amsterdam.
The winning image of ‘the burning man’ (above) taken by Ronaldo Schemidt from Venezuela as part of a series of images documenting the Venezuela Crisis of 2017 was a popular choice. Ronaldo, who works for Agence France-Presse, is based in Mexico. During his presentation and panel discussion at WPP with his fellow Venezuela based AFP photographer Juan Barreto, he presented images of the lead up to the events documented in his winning image, and spoke of the risks to the photographer placed in an undeclared ‘civil war’. The victim suffered 70% burns to his body and remains alive and hidden in his home country.