Street Photography: On the Move

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Sunday 23 January at 10.30–15.30 and Saturday 5 February at 11.00–13.00 GMT on Level 3 at The Photographers' Gallery

Develop your street photography skills in this two-day workshop with photographer and filmmaker Holly-Marie Cato

Coloured photograph featuring a bus with commuters visible through open  windows. The bus is partially obscured on the bottom right by the top of a black bike carriage

Street Photography: On the Move

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Sunday 23 January at 10.30–15.30 and Saturday 5 February at 11.00–13.00 GMT on Level 3 at The Photographers' Gallery

Develop your street photography skills in this two-day workshop with photographer and filmmaker Holly-Marie Cato

Focusing on London’s famed transport system, chronicle life in transit while learning about framing and composition in this new workshop with photographer and filmmaker Holly-Marie Cato. Taking place over two days across two weekends, gain invaluable insight into how to develop your own unique photographic voice by documenting the rhythm of London through its underground commuters. There will be opportunities for group review sessions where you will explore the editing process and sequencing.

The workshop is open to photographers of all levels who would like to further refine their skills in street photography. The fee also includes entry into the Helen Levitt retrospective In the Street.

Schedule

Sunday 23 January 2022

10.30   Visit Helen Levitt: In the Street
11.00   Introductions and presentation by Holly-Marie Cato in the Eranda Studio on Level 3 at TPG
12.30   Practical session on the Underground
14.30   Group review and discussion in the Eranda Studio on Level 3 at TPG
15.30   End

Saturday 5 February 2022

11.00   Group review and discussion of a selection of images in the Eranda Studio on Level 3 at TPG
13.00   Second visit of Helen Levitt: In the Streetworkshop end

 

Biography

Holly-Marie Cato is a photographer and filmmaker and recently announced Leica Ambassador. Blending a passion for travel, community and street photography, Cato seeks out authentic stories across the world and in her city of London. Always leading from human narratives, Cato places the highest value on sharing the extraordinary stories of the people she meets. Her work has seen her travel the globe from Nicaragua to Mumbai, forging connections with grassroots-based charities, to partnering with International brands. Cato wields her camera like a third arm, seamlessly switching from film to photography with a distinct bold aesthetic. Her work is gracious, honest and never fails to place dignity on the subject. Cato’s ability to connect with people extends beyond the camera, hosting sold-out workshops and talks on the art of storytelling, photography and industry standards. When she’s not travelling the world, you can find Cato on the streets of London documenting the city.

Bursaries

A number of partial bursaries covering 50 per cent of course fees will be awarded on merit. Applicants who wish to be considered for a partial bursary should submit a statement (max. 500 words) to projects@tpg.org.uk, outlining how Street Photography: On the Move would contribute to their professional development. Deadline is 23.50 GMT on Fri 14 Jan 2022, successful applicants will be notified by end of day Tue 25 Jan.

We actively encourage applications from groups who are currently underrepresented in the cultural sector in the UK. This includes people who identify as D/deaf, disabled* and neurodivergent; those with caring responsibilities; candidates from Black, Asian and ethnically diverse backgrounds; and arts and culture professionals whose career development has been negatively impacted by Covid-19, prioritising independent artists, freelancers and those made redundant/at risk of redundancy since 2020.

*The Equality Act 2010 defines a disabled person as someone who has a physical or mental impairment, and the impairment has a substantial and long-term adverse effect on their ability to carry out normal day-to-day activities. Sharing that you are disabled will not be used in any way in judging the quality of your application.

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