Liz Orton

Saturday 16 & Sunday 17 Sep

This workshop provides an introduction to participatory and collaborative photography practices.

It covers: ethics, safe practices, creative methodologies, consent procedures, partnerships, and photography and social change. It provides conceptual and practical tools to help you plan, manage and publicise your project. It is suitable for anyone who is undertaking or planning a photography project based on participatory or collaborative methods.

By the end of the weekend participants will have:
- explored a range of collaborative models and practices in photography.
- considered notions of authorship, participation and ownership in collaborative photography.
- learnt about ethical practices from political and creative standpoints.
- experimented with collaborative forms of image-making. 

All participants will receive a learning pack.

Liz Orton is an artist and educator, experienced at leading and facilitating workshops. She has been involved in numerous participatory projects and also set up and ran PhotoVoice's acclaimed participatory photography training course for eight years. Liz has collaborated widely with communities and across disciplines, both as an artist and a facilitator. She has run participatory projects with numerous different communities including migrant and refugee youth; children affected by autism and ADHD; young carers; blind and visually impaired people; elders in day care; people with dementia; and women affected by HIV/AIDS. She has collaborated with scientists for work made as part the Mead Fellowship at the University of the Arts London, and her current project, Digital Insides, funded by the Wellcome Trust, is based on collaborative works with patients. Liz has been running training and workshops in participatory and collaborative methods for eight years, including with PhotoVoice, London College of Communication and Performing Medicine. 

£200/£180 members & concessions

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