Street and Documentary Photography Workshop (15-16 March)

Q- Who is the workshop aimed at?
A- Whether you are an amateur or a serious hobby photographer or a budding professional, this workshop has something to offer. The workshop will teach you how to learn to see the world from a new prospective. The main aim of the workshop is to teach you how to shoot so that you will learn to see it for lifetime. 

Its a two part Workshop

Workshop Content
Study of the documentary/street genre
‘Why’ makes photos instead of ‘how’

Understanding ‘Context’
The relevance of working on a photo story/essay
How to attempt a photo story/essay
How to critique and edit your own work. 
Why study photo books?

Beyond Back:
   Here we’ll attempt to build an informed discourse on photography through the prism of cinema, literature and music.

The course will be taught through a combination of open conversations, film screenings & intensive reading.


Q- Will we cover camera basic
A- No. We have different workshop for the beginners level. 

Q- Who will lead the workshop?
A-  Vicky Roy & Chandan Gomes

Chandan Gomes makes photographs for a living. He is the youngest recipient of the prestigious Indian Habitat Centre Fellowship for Photography (2011-12). In 2013 he was awarded Oslo University College Scholarship to participate & showcase work at Chobi Mela VII. He is also one of the recipient of the Neel Dongre Awards in Photography, supported by the India Archive Foundations (2013-14).

Chandan currently teaches at the Sri Aurobindo Centre for Arts & Communications, Delhi.

Vicky Roy, Originally from West Bengal Purulia, Vicky was rehabilitated by the Salaam Baalak Trust, Delhi. He studied photography at Triveni Kala Sangam and then apprenticed under Anay Mann.  In 2007, he held his first solo exhibition titled, “Street Dream” at India Habitat Centre; supported by British High Commission.

In 2008 he was selected by the US based Maybach Foundation to photo document the reconstruction of the World Trade Center in New York. As part of the program, he undertook course in documentary photography at the International Center for Photography, New York. He has also exhibited at the prestigious Vadehra Art Gallery, Delhi.

His first monograph ‘Home Street Home’ published by the Nazar Foundation released at the second edition of the Delhi Photo Festival (Sept-Oct, 2013)

Q- What dates are the workshops running on?
A- The workshop has been divided between two days (Saturday & Sunday). 15 - 16 March 2014. 

Q- Can I attend just one of the workshops days or both of them?
A- You do NOT have an option to choose between the days since we will cover various aspects and we would want all our participants to be with us on the same page. 

Q- How much does it cost to take part in a workshop?
A- Your investment for the workshop will be Rs. 4,500 only. 

Q- What's included in the price?
A- Guidance by experienced photographer Chandan Gomes & Vicky Roy. Complimentary tea, coffee and biscuits will be provided in the morning. In the afternoon we have made arrangements for a working lunch.

Q- How can I make my payments?
A- Our office is based at South Mumbai in Crawford market. You can walk in to drop your fees to our office from mon-fri from 9 AM to 8 PM in the evening. However, if you reside in any other part of the city we could help you with a pick up facility for an additional fee of Rs.100. Alternatively, you could transfer your fees directly in to our bank account. The details for the same are mentioned below. 

Bank Name: The Bharat Co-Operative Bank
Account Name: Barcode Media
Account No: 121 - 11426
MICR CODE: 400112002

Q- How do I book a place for the workshop?
A- Please call the booking line on +91 98336 83379 to speak to Mulchand Dedhia. The line can get busy so please leave an SMS and we will be happy to call you back as soon as possible.

-Any other questions?
If you have a question which is not covered in this list, please email or call 9833683379 and we will respond as soon as we can.