Curating 101 by Jody Haines

Curating 101
By Jody Haines
This 4-day workshop on curating is designed for the photographers in Asian countries who are interested in curating and want to be engaged in the process of curation.
The workshop will help the participants to understand the basic steps of curating, from generating ideas to implementation. Process includes how to design an exhibition, how to install it and how to create a space for the audience to interact with body of work.
Workshop facilitator Jody Haines/ curator of Brisbane powerhouse start working with each participant in February 2nd, right after the 1st?week of Chobimela, international festival of photography in Dhaka.
Jody will share her work process. Along with lectures the participants will be given assignments to curate a body of work as a sketch.
Workshop Details

  • Venue-?Pathshala, 2nd Feb to 5th Feb, 2013
  • Language-?Workshop will be conducted in English
  • Timing-?Workshop will meet everyday from 10.30 am to 5 pm- but participants should be prepared to put in longer hours.
  • Fee-?100 US Dollar/ 8000 thousand Bangladeshi Taka
  • Logistics-?The fee is?excluding the cost of accommodation, food, Visa fee and all kind of logistics. The students should carry his/her digital camera and Laptop on his own.
  • Participants-?10-12 students
  • Eligible– We will give more priority to young (under 30) students from Asia.

Portfolio submission

  • Curatorial project/ photographic portfolio– Max 15- Story/Series
  • Dimension– 800 pixels, save as 8, jpeg
  • Story text– Max 300 word
  • Bio– Max 300 word
  • Letter– A short letter explaining why you are interested in this workshop.
  • Send to-? in one zip file)

Application Deadline:?Jan 10th, 5 pm (Dhaka time), 2013
For more information please contact?
Bio ??Jody Haines
Jody Haines is a Curator of Photography from Australia with over 10 years of curatorial practice.??She has been the curator at Brisbane Powerhouse, one of Australia?s leading Multi Arts institutions, for the past 6 years. During this time she has developed a solid program of documentary based photography delivering over 90 photographic exhibitions ranging from International to local artists.??Jody?s main passion is for storytelling and providing a platform for the community to gain a glimpse and an understanding of the world we share.
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Author: Shahidul Alam

Time Magazine Person of the Year 2018. A photographer, writer, curator and activist, Shahidul Alam obtained a PhD in chemistry before switching to photography. His seminal work “The Struggle for Democracy” contributed to the removal of General Ershad. Former president of the Bangladesh Photographic Society, Alam set up the Drik agency, Chobi Mela festival and Pathshala, South Asian Media Institute, considered one of the finest schools of photography in the world. Shown in MOMA New York, Centre Georges Pompidou, Royal Albert Hall and Tate Modern, Alam has been guest curator of Whitechapel Gallery, Winterthur Gallery and Musee de Quai Branly. His awards include Mother Jones, Shilpakala Award and Lifetime Achievement Award at the Dali International Festival of Photography. Speaker at Harvard, Stanford, UCLA, Oxford and Cambridge universities, TEDx, POPTech and National Geographic, Alam chaired the international jury of the prestigious World Press Photo contest. Honorary Fellow of Royal Photographic Society, Alam is visiting professor of Sunderland University in UK and advisory board member of National Geographic Society. John Morris, the former picture editor of Life Magazine describes his book “My journey as a witness”, (listed in “Best Photo Books of 2011” by American Photo), as “The most important book ever written by a photographer.”

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