Walking the Dog
Type of Event: Art Workshop
NEWS: João Bento has kindly offered to continue with more sessions. All workshops will take place in Newport's Belle Vue Park. Places are limited so book now by email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Learn Creative Techniques for photographing dogs and their walkers in parks around Newport and have your work shown in an exhibition.
Each participant will have a one-to-one session (2 hours) with the artist photographer in one of the following locations: Beechwood Park, Belle Vue Park, Glebelands Park, Shaftesbury Park, Tredegar Park. Participants will be introduced to a range of photographic art work about dogs and dog walking. They will be shown different creative strategies and techniques for photographing dogs and their owners and asked to practise photographing with dogs and dog walkers in the park. The resulting photographs will be exhibited at The Riverfront in Newport.
WHO IS IT FOR?:
Anyone 50 years old and over who has basic photography skills (‘point and shoot’). You are welcome to bring your own dog as a subject provided you bring another adult to look after your pet during the session
WORKSHOP AND EXHIBITION ARE FREE:
Camera equipment for the workshop will be provided by the organisers. Images selected for the exhibition will be printed by the organisers
ABOUT THE TEACHER:
João Bento is a Newport based photographer and researcher who regularly collaborates with Four&Sons, a magazine about dogs in culture. He has his own animal photography website Fauna & Flora and he has worked as a community arts manager at The Project Space in Newport.
One-to-one sessions to take place between 2-8 May 2016
12-31 May 2016
MAXIMUM NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS:
- Mon 2nd May 2016 to Tue 31st May 2016