Magnum Photos and the BECA Before Creating Academy are pleased to announce an exciting workshop with Olivia Arthur in Sofia, Bulgaria between 3-5 November, 2023. This immersive and intimate group setting workshop invites applications from photographers seeking to enhance their personal projects.
Join Magnum photographer Olivia Arthur for a three-day workshop focused on documentary photography and the development of personal long-term projects.
Structured as intensive sessions of lectures, editing and sequencing exercises, and group portfolio reviews, this workshop will offer strategies on how to present your work and enable participants to set individual project objectives. Whether your aim is to continue shooting, publish your project in a book or exhibit, this workshop will offer a round table discussion on the contemporary editorial environment, contextualising and shaping the vision of each photographer involved.
This workshop is open to 12 participants and is suitable for photographers with a substantial body of work seeking guidance in the final stages of their projects, as well as photographers embarking on new projects and in the research stage. Each participant will have the opportunity to gain a comprehensive understanding of the editing process for long-term projects and selecting the optimal format for their presentation.
This workshop offers:
20:00 – 21:30: Presentation on Visual Storytelling by Olivia Arthur
09:00 – 10:00: Welcome and Introductions
10:00 – 12:00: Presentation by Olivia Arthur
12:00 – 13:30: Lunch Break
13:30 – 18:00: Group crits and presentation of work
10:00–12:00: Group crits
12:00–13:30: Lunch Break
13:30–18:00: Group crits continue
Fees: €650 (incl. VAT)
Deadline to apply: September 1, 2023
This workshop is open for 12 participants upon acceptance. Participants will be chosen by Olivia Arthur. They will receive a confirmation message by September 15, 2023.
Scholarship: BECA Before Creating Academy is happy to sponsor one scholarship that will be given to a BECA Student photographer. The successful candidate will be selected by Olivia Arthur and Dimitri Stefanov, CEO of BECA..