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iUPSS - International Urban Photography Summer School

14 August - 26 August
Organized by: Goldsmiths, University of London
New Cross
SE14 6NW

The iUPSS International Urban Photography Summer School returns to Goldsmiths, University

of London in August 2017. The course is designed for photographers, architects, artists and researchers whose work address notions of urban space and culture, the international Urban Photography Summer School provides a highly intensive two-week practical and theoretical training in key aspects of urban visual practice and research. The programme aims to offer participants a wide range of relevant skills resulting in the production of a photography portfolio drawn from London’s urban environments along with a collective final exhibition at Goldsmiths’.

The Summer School has been developed in collaboration with the Centre for Urban and Community Research (CUCR), Goldsmiths University London, the Urban Photographers’ Association (UPA), UrbanPhotoFest and the International Association of Visual Urbanists (iAVU). The programme draws on the advanced theoretical, research and practical image-making specialisms of key practitioners in the field, and will be taught by tutors from Goldsmiths’ Sociology Department and the international MA in Photography and Urban Cultures.


Summer School tutors include: Paul Halliday (MA in Photography and Urban Cultures Course Leader), Les Back (Goldsmiths, UOL), Caroline Knowles (Goldsmiths, UOL), Mandy Lee Jandrell (Southampton Solent University/Goldsmiths, UOL), Peter Coles (Goldsmiths, UOL), Manuel Vázquez (Goldsmiths, UOL), Laura Cuch (Goldsmiths, UOL and UCL), Diego Ferrari (Kingston University), David Kendall (Goldsmiths, UOL) and Gill Golding.


The programme will explore how the practice of urban image-making informs the development of a reflexive and critical research perspective and will include assignments and guided fieldtrips in London focusing on (1) Urban Landscapes and Architectures, (2) Urban Materialities and Objects (3) Street-based photography and Portraiture.


Application Deadline is 30th June 2017. For further information about the Summer School, please email Jessie Martin: jessie@iupss.com


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