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Street Level PhotoWorks – Portfolio reviews
September 13, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Portfolio Reviews with Malcolm Dickson – opportunity to get feedback on your work
We are interested in Viewing: Bodies of work in their early stages OR substantially developed from photographers based in Fife or outside the Central Belt, which blend experimental approaches, conceptual or issue based themes; social landscape work and new documentary; work that tells a compelling story; lyrical and narrative; photography based work that intersects with other media. Advice will be given on the basis of the work seen. Not interested in fashion, commercial or classical modes of documentary. Students are encouraged to seek advice from experienced tutors and from existing resources available online.
Malcolm Dickson is a curator, writer and organiser. He is the Director of Street Level Photoworks, a leading photography arts organisation that provides artists and the public with a range of opportunities to make and engage with photography. He curates and coordinates a programme which embraces different genres of photography, which is extended through a network of local and community venues, regional art galleries, and through national and international partners. The organisation is a lead partner in Scotland’s Season of Photography which links the diverse exhibitions and events around photography across the country.
Recent exhibitions curated by him include an exhibition of the work John Hoppy Hopkins for Diffusion – Cardiff’s International Festival of Photography whose theme in 2017 was ‘Revolution’; ’Scotland’s Far North’ (work by Chick Chalmers, Tom Kidd and Glyn Satterley); new Scottish work in ‘Ambit: Photographies from Scotland’, a collaboration with Stills, Edinburgh; Scottish work for Uncertain States Annual as part of Photomonth East London Festival 2016; ‘A Window on Glasgow’, for Marseille and Rostov-on-Don (twin cities with Glasgow); exhibitions by Yohanne Lamoulere and Franck Pourcel; ‘Tabula Rasa’ for Kaunas Photography Gallery; ‘Surface Tension: New Process Based Photography’, and ‘Maud Sulter – Passion’ (co-curated), seen at Street Level and Impressions Bradford.