Lighthouse Calcutta - Special K - a long term mentorship program
Dec
19
to Dec 24

Lighthouse Calcutta - Special K - a long term mentorship program

....I will be teaching a long-term mentorship program at Lighthouse Calcutta along with Katrin Könning.  This is a year long workshop in which students are able to develop their own project. ..インド・カルカッタに新しくできた写真施設『ライトハウス』にて、写真家のキャトリン・ケニングと共に、1年間かけて写真プロジェクトを発展させることを目的としたワークショップの講師を務めることになりました。このワークショップは1年間に3回(2017年12月、2018年3月、12月)集まり、各回1週間の集中講義・実習を行います。各参加者は3回のワークショップの間に作品を撮影し、発展させていきます。最終的には各参加者の作品に応じて、本や展示など、それぞれのプロジェクトにあった形での発表形態を模索していきます。講義や実習は全て英語で行われます。ご興味のある方は、ライトハウスのウェブサイトよりお申込み下さい。以下、詳細(英語)になります。....


The underlining idea of this program is to guide students along their individual path towards fulfilling their unique projects to their maximum potential. That project may be a book, an exhibition, a video, an Instagram feed or anything else imaginable.

The program consists of 3 sessions, one week each, spread across a period of 1 year from December 2017 to December 2018.

By working closely with students over a year long period, with recurring sessions and repeated feedback, Katrin and Kosuke will help projects move towards their strengths and away from their weaknesses. This program encourages students to work on long form narratives, attempting to unravel the HOW rather than the WHAT of a project. The emphasis of the program is on being able to return to your subject / idea over time, while working with renewed and enhanced methods. This will inspire a close and intimate engagement with your story.

The program will challenge you to see your work and subjects from new directions and fully commit to your story while finding new inspiration through discovery and learning about other relevant work. Towards the end of the program, you will see your work realised in a physical form.

At it’s core, this program is about being honest with oneself and with one’s work. It is about attempting to find yourself and bringing that true version of you as a human being into your work and letting it show in the strongest way.

It’s going to be lots of hard work and lots of good times. We’re going to be putting prints all over the walls and the floors, we’ll look at tons of inspiring work (not limited to photography). There are bound to be long heated discussions and arguments, sometimes we may not agree with each other, but we’ll discover new perspectives. We’ll print and we’ll draw and we’ll cut and bind and tear stuff up trying to make something beautiful. There may be some cool people dropping in from time to time for special sessions. Finally we will produce something tangible to put out in the world from all the work that everybody creates during this time.

For more details and application, please visit The Lighthouse Calcutta website.

....*Thanks to Japan Founation New Delhi for supporting this workshop ! ..このワークショップは、交際交流基金ニューデリー事務所のサポートを受け開催されます。....


....Venue: Lighthouse Calcutta..会場:ライトハウス・カルカッタ....
....Address: 164/9/1 Prince Anwar Shah Road, Kolkata - 700045, India..住所:164/9/1 Prince Anwar Shah Road, Kolkata - 700045, India....
....Period: December 2017 - December 2018 (3 times a year)..期間:2017年12月、2018年3月、12月の年三回(各回6日間)....

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Angkor Photo Festival & Workshop
Dec
3
to Dec 13

Angkor Photo Festival & Workshop

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....I will be teaching at annual Angkor Photo Festival & Workshop. This is a tuition free workshop for emerging Asian photographers regardless of gender and age. ..12月にカンボジアのシエムリアップで開催されるアンコールフォトフェスティバル&ワークショップにて、今年も講師を務めることになりました。アジアの写真家を対象に毎年開催されている参加費無料のワークショップで、年齢・性別を問わず写真に真剣に取り組んでいる方であれば、どなたでも応募できます。....

....The deadline of the application submission is July 24th, 2017. ..今年度の応募の締め切りは7月24日になります。....

....If you are from Asia and want to work on to polish your photography style, this is a great opportunity. ..豪華な講師陣に加え、一度参加するとアジア中に横のつながりもできる、とても貴重なワークショップです。毎年日本からの応募者は少なめです。ご興味のある方は是非ご応募下さい。....

....This year's tutors are; ..今年度の講師は以下の通りです。....

....Antoine d'Agata..アントワン・ダガタ / 写真家・マグナム・フォト....
....Sohrab Hura..ソラブ・フーラ / 写真家・マグナム・フォト....
....Tania Bohórquez..ターニャ・ボホルケス / アーティスト....
....Sim Chi Yin..シム・チィ・イン / 写真家・セブン....
....Ian Teh..イアン・テー / 写真家・パノス....
....Katrin Köning..キャトリン・ケニング / 写真家....
....and myself. ..岡原功祐 / 写真家....

....For more information, please check Angkor Photo Festival & Workshop website. ..詳しい応募方法などについては、アンコールフォトフェスティバル&ワークショップのウェブサイトをご覧下さい。....


....Venue: Angkor Photo Festival & Workshop..会場:アンコールフォトフェスティバル&ワークショップ....
....Address: Siem Reap, Cambodia..開催地:カンボジア・シェムリアップ....
....Period: December 3rd - December 13th, 2017..期間:2017年12月3日〜13日....

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....Polka Galerie 10 year anniversary event ..Polka Galerie 10周年記念イベント....
Nov
9
7:00 PM19:00

....Polka Galerie 10 year anniversary event ..Polka Galerie 10周年記念イベント....

....Vanishing Existence -oban edition- will be displayed at Polka Galerie as a part of special 10 year anniversary of the galerie show along with other represented artists. 

The opening to public is on November 9th between 7-9pm.

For more details, please visit Polka Galerie website

Please come visit if you are in Paris. 

- Artist -
Bernard CANTIÉ
Nicolas COMMENT
Tiane DOAN NA CHAMPASSAK
William DANIELS
Richard DUMAS
Elliott ERWITT
Joakim ESKILDSEN
Mario GIACOMELLI
Stanley GREENE
Alexander GRONSKY
Philippe GUIONIE
Matt HENRY
Derek HUDSON
Françoise HUGUIER
William KLEIN
Sze Tsung Nicolas LEONG
Alain LOISON
Yves MARCHAND & Romain MEFFRE
Joel MEYEROWITZ
Daido MORIYAMA
Claude NORI
Sebastião SALGADO
Emanuele SCORCELLETTI
Toshio SHIBATA
Jacob AUE SOBOL
Kosuke OKAHARA
Jean-Marie PÉRIER
Marc RIBOUD
Eric VALLI
Donata WENDERS


Venue: Polka Galerie
Address: 12, rue Saint-Gilles, 75003 Paris, France
Period: Nov 9th, 2017 - Jan 20th, 2018

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パリの Polka Galerieで、10周年を記念した展示が始まります。消逝的世界-大型版- も展示されます。オープニング・レセプションは11月9日の午後7時〜9時までになります。

皆様のお越しをお待ちしております。

詳しくは、ギャラリーのウェブサイトをご覧下さい。 

- 所属アーティスト -
セバスチャン・サルガド
エリオット・アーウィット
リシャール・デュマ
マリオ・ジャコメッティ
ウィリアム・クライン
ヨアキム・エスキルセン
アレクサンダー・グロンスキー
森山大道

柴田敏雄
岡原功祐 他


会場:Polka Galerie
住所:12, rue Saint-Gilles, 75003 Paris, France
期間:2017年11月9日〜2018年1月20日

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Rhapsody in the dark
Oct
7
3:30 PM15:30

Rhapsody in the dark

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An exhibition of a new series "Rhapsody in the dark" is taking place in October in Saint-brieuc, France during "Festival Photoreporter en Baie de Saint-Brieuc" as a part of collective project "Unrest".

Opening reception: October 7th, 2017. 

Exhibition period: October 7th - November 5th, 2017


"Rhapsody in the dark" is a long-term project I have been working in Okinawa, Japan.

There are also other fantastic exhibitions taking place during the festival.

The opening date is on October 7th.

Please come join if you are in France.

For more information, please visit the official website of the "Festival Photoreporter en Baie de Saint-Brieuc".


Venue: Carré Rosengart
Address: 16 Quai Armez, 22000 Saint-Brieuc, France
Period: 7 October – 5 November 2017
Admission: Free

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SHOWCASE - Artists' books from the collection of the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek exhibition opening reception
Sep
19
4:00 PM16:00

SHOWCASE - Artists' books from the collection of the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek exhibition opening reception

I am happy to announce that one of my artist books "Vanishin existence -Special edition-" will be showcased as a part of exhibition at Bavarian State Library in Munich, Germany.

Opening reception: September 19th, 2017 from 7pm. 

Exhibition period: September 20th, 2017 - January 7th, 2018

Please find the details below or visit Bavarian State Library website.


Titled SHOWCASE, the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek presents selected exhibits from its collection of artists' books, which was started in 1915 and has today reached a top rank on an international level. A quarter of a century has passed since the exhibition "Papiergesänge. Buchkunst im zwanzigsten Jahrhundert" ("Vocal papers. Book art in the twentieth century"). Today, the collection encompasses around 13,000 objects.

SHOWCASE makes reference to the glass cases in which the exhibits can be viewed by the visitors, but also indicates that these objects of contemporary art are collected exemplarily and individually in order to be "shown", to be exhibited, presented for browsing, but also within the meaning of a "case" for perception, for contemplation. SHOWCASE pursues the goal to effectively bring to bear the dynamism and multi-faceted expressiveness of these books, which are autonomous works of art.

From William Blake to Pablo Picasso, from Andy Warhol to Anselm Kiefer, artists have availed themselves of the book as a form of artistic expression. They have also contemplated the question what a book can be and can effect. They illustrated, wrote, coloured, created collages, photographed or took entirely experimental approaches. At times, their ideas and frequently completely novel solutions also pursued socio-political, even political objectives with an aesthetic claim. They addressed a new society in a new language and with new forms of representation. Some of them posit a new idea of man. The urge to change is directed not exclusively against terrorism and war or colonialism. It is also expressed in the "subculture" of comics, record covers and zines.

SHOWCASE illustrates impressively the enormous differences between the artists' approaches to using the book as a form of expression and the differences between the appearance of the artists' books, their design and price. Inexpensively produced, off-the-shelf books can be artists' books just like costly books of bibliophile appearance created by famous artists.

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Venue: Bayerische Staatsbibliothek
Address: Ludwigstraße 16, 80539 Munich (Schatzkammern, 1st floor)
Period: 20 September 2017 – 7 January 2018
Opening hours: Sundays to Fridays    10:00 – 18:00
Admission: Free

 

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