Photographer, journalist and filmmaker Turkina Faso will be presenting and discussing her work over the past 10 years. She has worked as a journalist in Moscow, graduated from the MA Fashion Photography course at UAL in 2016 and is now an associate lecturer at London College of Fashion. She is collaborating as a fashion photographer with publications such as Vogue UK, Vogue China, Vogue Italy, L’Officiel Italy, Numero Russia, Dazed Digital, Nowness. She developed her career in art and fashion photography using both genres in her commercial and art practices.
During the workshop, Turkina will explain how to work with existing materials, organize your archive and use a research journal. She will go through how best to construct the story within your portfolio to make it consistent and effective. After the presentation and Q&A, Turkina will engage in a group portfolio review, with an honest and constructive critique of each participants’ work in an open forum. Candidates will be expected to bring up to 20 image representative of their practice (see Participant Notes).
Refreshments & Lunch included
Date: Thursday March 28th 2019, 10.30am - 5.30pm
10.30 – 11.00am: Welcome and introductions
11.00am - 12.30pm: Artist presentation (with coffee break)
12.30 - 1.00pm: Q&A
1.00 - 2.00pm: Lunch
2.00 - 5.00pm: Group portfolio reviews
5.00 - 5.30pm: Closing Presentation
This workshop is open to mid-level to advanced photographers who have a body of work, who are keen to develop their photography knowledge and skills in fashion, documentary and art genres, and are ready to receive professional and commercial feedback.
Please bring prints (preferable) or a laptop and a memory stick with your selection of no more than 20 images that represent your style for discussion. Please, prepare some specific questions and topics to discuss if there are some.
Turkina Faso is a Russian born and London based photographer, who was featured in Numero Russia's 'Top 17 of 2017'.
Her main art and research work are about relations between nature, humanity and reality and its perception. Turkina is an associate lecturer in London College of Fashion at the BA Fashion Photography course, she also teaches in Russia and participates in public talks and photography symposiums since 2013.
In 2009 Turkina graduated from the Institute of Contemporary Art in Moscow and in 2011 she graduated from the Institute of Journalism and Literature with the degree of a journalist in art.
She graduated from the MA Fashion Photography course at University of the Arts London (London College of Fashion) in 2016 with two final books. The project ‘MEandTHEM: Back Home with Alice’was published and reviewed by British Journal of Photography, Vogue Italia, i-D magazine etc.
Client's include: Bvlgari, Dazed Digital, Vogue Italia, L'Officiel Itali, Vogue China, Numero Russia amongst many others.
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