MICHAEL FAMIGHETTI: WORK, PROCESS & FORM

MICHAEL FAMIGHETTI:
“WORK, PROCESS & FORM”

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MICHAEL FAMIGHETTI: WORK, PROCESS & FORM
SEPT. 24 – OCT. 9, 2022


How does a photographer successfully develop a project and find a successful form for their work? This class will offer group evaluation and critique of individual students’ projects while exploring strategies on how to edit, sharpen, and present a body of work to an audience. Topics to be discussed include developing a concept, writing a project statement, photo editing, and the possibilities of form; Is my project a book, an installation, a magazine portfolio, a website, or? Each class will be divided into group discussion and critique of students work and will also include conversation about the mechanics of publishing.  


SCHEDULE: Meets online from noon-3pm (New York), 9-12pm (Los Angeles), 5-8pm (London) on the following days: Saturday Sept. 24 & Sunday, Sept. 25 + Saturday Oct. 1 & Sunday Oct. 2 (Group Meetings) + for individual 1:1 meetings (one 30-minute meeting per participant) to be scheduled on Saturday Oct. 8 (Group A) or Sunday Oct. 9 (Group B). A list of materials to prepare, upload portfolio page links & Zoom classroom logins will be provided a week before the start of class.

STRUCTURE: Artist lead lecture(s) and activities + Group-based critiques/reviews + final one-on-one meeting

Note: This program is limited to 10 participants


All images © Courtesy of Aperture Magazine /Aperture Foundation.

ABOUT MICHAEL FAMIGHETTI


Michael Famighetti is editor of Aperture magazine. In 2013, he organized a relaunch and reconceptualization of the magazine, which won a 2018 National Magazine Award for General Excellence. He is the recipient, with guest editor Sarah Lewis, of the ICP Infinity Award for Critical Writing and Research for “Vision & Justice,” the summer 2016 issue of Aperture. In addition to editing the magazine, Famighetti commissions and edits books for Aperture Foundation, including volumes by William Christenberry, Robert Adams, John Divola, Jonas Bendiksen, Kwame Brathwaite, Joel Meyerowitz, among others. He is currently a visiting critic at Yale University School of Art and a participant in SVA’s Mentors program. His writing has appeared in FriezeBookforumAperture, among other publications. He is a member of the American Society of Magazine Editors and has been a guest reviewer and speaker at many international festivals and institutions, including the Museum of Modern Art, New York; The New York TimesVogue Italia; FOAM, Amsterdam; Art Gallery of Ontario; the Bamako Biennial, Mali; Kyotographie, Kyoto; Museet for Fotokunst, Odense, Denmark; and Fotografiska, Stockholm.
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