A unique opportunity to learn from celebrated photographer Iké Udé on Three Schools of Photography- presented by Smithsonian National Museum of African Art in partnership with Focus on the Story photo festival.
Title: Three Schools of Photography
Join photographer Iké Udé for a Masterclass as he shares his perspectives and techniques relating to camera-less photography. The class will cover the history of camera obscura, the use of multiple frames to make a single image, and the direct exposure of objects to photo sensitive surfaces.
When: Saturday June 25, 2022
When: 10am – 4pm with a one-hour break for lunch.
Where: National Museum of African Art
950 Independence Ave., SW
Washington D.C. 20013
SELECTION GUIDELINES and PROCESS:
16 to 20 participants will be selected to participate
Criteria: Call for emerging artists in the field of photography. Interested candidates should submit up to four examples that include no less than three distinct approaches to photography in terms of either genre or technique. A fifth submission must be a photograph by an artist you admire and who is an inspiration to you. Please also include an explanation of your choice.
Upon completion of the workshop, participants will create a camera less photograph that incorporates lessons learned from the class. These will be juried and selected works will be featured in an online gallery on the museum’s website.
Submissions due: Create a Google slide document and submit hyperlink to (firstname.lastname@example.org) by midnight Wednesday June 9th 2022 (EST). Be sure to include the Masterclass title in the email subject line (Three Schools of Photography).
Notification of selected participants: Wednesday June 15, 2022. Participants will be notified via email and will be expected to arrive promptly at 9:30am on Saturday, June 25th for registration before the session starts at 10am