Open Call: East Meets West Masterclasses 18/19

Deadline: 7th October

FORMAT, QUAD and GRAIN Projects are delighted to announce a new collaborative project that will provide twenty emerging artists and photographers from the Midlands region with a professional development opportunity and the chance to exhibit their work at FORMAT19 as a digital showcase.

At the Masterclasses you will learn from industry leaders such about portfolio development and receive advice regarding topics such as, competitions, commissions, exhibitions, funding, making approaches, distribution and editing. Subjects will also include socially engaged, editorial and fine art photography, the photobook and responding to and working to commission.

Masterclass speakers and portfolio reviewers include Natasha Caruana, Harry Hardie, Andrew Jackson, Anthony Luvera, Matthew Murray, Kate Peters and Michael Sargeant.

This opportunity is aimed at emerging photographers wishing to broaden their perspectives and push the boundaries of their personal development. We welcome diverse and innovative submissions from photographers that are based in the East and West Midlands.

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Contact Name

Bethany Kane

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Start Date

11th September 2018

Closing Date

7th October 2018