Workshop with Harvey Benge
Harvey Benge, Tokyo Girl
Paris and Auckland based photographer Harvey Benge will return to Lichtblick School this November for an intensive 2 day workshop. Harvey will share his wealth of experience giving special attention to idea generation, how to evaluate photographs, what makes one image work and another not, editing and sequencing plus photobook design, production and an overview of print-on-demand technology. The workshop will include constructive reviews of participants work and suggestions on ways to move work forward.
Known for his evocative and unsettling images, Harvey Benge’s focus is on picture series realised through the photo-book. With over forty titles to date, his work has been published in Britain, France, Germany, Japan and New Zealand. His photographs have also been shown in public and dealer galleries in New Zealand, Britain and throughout Europe including France, Holland, Germany, Poland and Italy.
Harvey has conducted workshops with: photographers Antoine d’Agata, Peter Bialobrzeski, Louis Baltz, Slavica Perkovic, Alec Soth, John Gossage, Rineke Dijkstra, Paul Graham, Todd Hido, Pieter Hugo and curators Quentin Bajac
and Sandra Phillips. His bookworks have included collaborations with J H Engstrom, Roe Ethridge, Bertien van Manen, Christian Patterson and Daido Moriyama among others.
Some unsolicited comments from past workshop participants:
Thanks for a very pleasant and eye-opening workshop, I’m glad I attended - Michael Irmscher. Thanks for your workshop, it was great and brought me a huge step forward - Charly Artmann. Thank you for a great workshop, it was good fun and helped me very much - Torsten Schumann.
Harvey Benge, My Books
* weekend workshop: November 22nd/23rd 2014, 10 a.m.–6 p.m.
* maximal attendance: 12
* English speaking workshop
* please bring examples of your photographic work in printed form
Fee for the workshop: 220.- Euro including 19% tax
As Harvey's workshops are always in demand early registration is recommended.