iUPSS International Urban Photography Summer School, 13th – 25th August 2018

13 – 25 August 2018

The iUPSS International Urban Photography Summer School returns to Goldsmiths, University  of London in August. The course is designed for photographers, architects, artists and academic 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, Goldsmiths, UOL), Les Back (Goldsmiths, UOL), Caroline Knowles (Goldsmiths, UOL), Mandy Lee Jandrell (Falmouth University), Peter Coles (Goldsmiths, UOL), Laura Cuch (Goldsmiths, UOL and UCL), Diego Ferrari (Kingston University), David Kendall (Goldsmiths, UOL) and Gill Golding (Goldsmiths, UOL).

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, Performance and Portraiture.

The Summer School will take place from 13th – 25th August 2018

Application deadline is 30th June 2018 via: http://iupss.com/application/