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Workshop with Raymond Meeks

March 19 @ 10:00 - March 20 @ 18:00

€350,00

Saturday, March 19 and Sunday, March 20 from 10am to 6pm

In this two-day workshop, Raymond Meeks will explore the narrative and poetic qualities of photography and the photobook.
He will investigate landscape and portrait photography, drawing on pictures centered on memory and place, that reside in the liminal space between personal documentary and our shared, common experience.  

The workshop will begin with a presentation of Meeks’ work: the inspiration and creation of past projects, the books and his ongoing practice.
What does it mean to make photographs that rely on observations found in the world close to home but that are then shaped and altered according to the artist’s vision?
How can a photograph portray another person with some degree of ‘truth’?

The second day will continue with group portfolio reviews plus a series of exercises, drawing on the participants’ production and inspiration.

During the workshop, Meeks will explore how research fuels and inspires his practice. This will help participants to consider and connect more deeply to their own practice and to consider their work in relation to research, experience and expanded contexts.

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Raymond Meeks (Ohio, 1963) has been recognized for his books and pictures centered on memory and place, the way

© Adrianna Ault

in which a landscape can shape an individual and, in the abstract, how a place possesses you in its absence. 
Raymond Meeks lives and works in the Hudson Valley (New York).  His work is represented in private and public collections including the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C., Bibliotheque Nationale, France, and the George Eastman House, with recent solo exhibitions at Casemore Kirkeby in San Francisco and Wouter van Leeuwen in Amsterdam. 
His 2018 book Halfstory Halflife (chose commune) was a finalist for the 2018 Paris Photo/Aperture Photobook of the Year Award.  Ciprian Honey Cathedral was published by MACK in Autumn of 2020 and was shortlisted for the Rencontres D’arles Book Awards 2021, Author Book Award. His latest publication is Somersault (MACK, 2021).
Raymond Meeks is a 2020 recipient of a Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship in Photography.  Raymond Meeks is the sixth laureate of Immersion (2021), a French-American Photography Commission by the Fondation d’entreprise Hermès. This new edition of the Foundation’s programme dedicated to contemporary photography has been organized with the International Center of Photography (ICP) in New York and the Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson in Paris.

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Start:
March 19 @ 10:00
End:
March 20 @ 18:00
Cost:
€350,00
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Micamera
via Medardo Rosso 19
Milano, italy 20121 Italia
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