Carolyn Drake

Carolyn Drake works on long term photo-based projects seeking to interrogate dominant historical narratives and creatively reimagine them. Her practice embraces collaboration and often melds photography with sewing, collage, and sculpture. She has published five photo books, and is the recipient of a Guggenheim fellowship and the Henri Cartier Bresson Award, among other prizes. She is a member of Magnum Photos and is represented by Yancey Richardson Gallery.

Carolyn's Upcoming Workshops

  • II

    Level II

    Photography students have a basic understanding of photography principles and technology and are comfortable using an SLR camera in manual mode. New Media students have a basic understanding of video, multimedia or animation software. Students have basic computer skills and are comfortable using a Macintosh computer.

  • III

    Level III

    Photography students have some formal training and significant experience making, capturing and digitally processing images using Adobe Lightroom and/or Adobe Photoshop. New Media students have some formal training in conceptual and technological aspects of video, multimedia, coding or animation and are versed in the appropriate software applications. Students have a portfolio of their artwork.

  • IV

    Level IV

    Photography students have advanced skills and knowledge of photography and digital image processing. New Media students have advanced skills and knowledge of video, multimedia, coding or animation. Students are self­-motivated and have multiple portfolios of their artwork.

Aug 5 - 9, 2024
9AM - 5PM

Independent Projects in Photography

Carolyn Drake

Tuition $1,195
Code P1022-24

This is a workshop for visual artists working with photography who are seeking support and feedback on their long-term projects. Listening to how others read your work can stimulate ideas. It can also help your project grow or find its form. Our time will be spent discussing, editing, and brainstorming possible directions for your work, while nurturing self-critique. What are your motives and biases? What larger questions or themes are you probing? What obstacles are you facing and how can you creatively move through them? We also discuss photo books, grants, residencies, exhibitions, and the ways that text, moving images, textiles and collage can work in conversation with photographs.

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