Alan Knowles will give a two-day Masterclass in Christchurch in conjunction with his exhibition, Biscuits, at Canterbury Museum. His presentation will be aimed at photographers with some experience who are working on documentary projects or wish to get into this area. Topics to be covered will include: choosing themes, planning projects, sponsorships and funding, gaining access, obtaining consents, editing the photo essay, negotiating with editors, working with writers, finding a publisher, planning an exhibition, photo agencies, getting paid and annotating and pricing photographs as art.
The Masterclass will be held on Sunday 13 August and Monday 14 August 2006, 9.00 am – 4.30 pm at Level 1 Annex, Canterbury Museum, Rolleston Avenue, Christchurch. The two-day Masterclass will cost $430. Places are limited and bookings are essential. For more information contact Rachel Vavasour, Canterbury Museum’s Education and Public Programmes Manager, telephone 03 366 9429 ext 738 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org