Students from Collingwood College were invited to participate in a photography workshop at the CCP. The 10 – week course, presented by artist and educator Amelia King covered a wide range of photography subjects and approaches to making work including documentary photography, the urban environment, identity, abstraction and surrealism. Participants were given digital cameras for the duration of the course. They gained an understanding of the history of photography through lectures and discussions about the work of key contemporary photographers. Classes also addressed how to present and discuss students' work, exhibition making, terminology, photographic themes and strategies including creating an online group portfolio.
Each participant has adapted strategies and themes to suit their own lives and approaches, in an exploration of identity and self.
Please see the blog for examples of work made during the 10 weeks: rotaryyouthtribe.tumblr.com
Without this support, RYAP 2014 would not have been possible.