Workshop with Exhibiting Artist Tanya Habjouqa

8. Tanya Habjouqa Series 'Tomorrow there will be Apricots' exhibition _In Transit__small.jpg
8. Tanya Habjouqa Series 'Tomorrow there will be Apricots' exhibition _In Transit__small.jpg

Workshop with Exhibiting Artist Tanya Habjouqa

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CLASS DESCRIPTION:
Together with NOOR photographer Tanya Habjouqa, explore the ways you can move beyond a linear narrative to create a felt experience for your audience.  Explore critical theory around issues of representation, community engagement, participatory approaches, and the ethical considerations of using storytelling as a tool for social change. 
This 4-day workshop will focus on:

- exploring what motivates your photographic practice
- defining your project and approach
- expanding research and access
- storytelling and photographic strategies
- photography as "writing"

CLASS SIZE: 
10 students

MEETING DATES:
Thursday, February 28 - Sunday, March 3, 2019
All classes meet from 9 AM - 5 PM in the SF Camerawork Conference Room

ABOUT TANYA HABJOUQA:
Tanya Habjouqa
 is a featured artist in SF Camerawork's exhibition In Transit (January 24 - March 15, 2019).  Born in Jordan and educated in the United States, Tanya Habjouqa resides in East Jerusalem.  A photographer, artist, and educator, her work stems from long-term investments and collaborative methodology, blending ethnographic research and reportage.  Examining details of conflict in the Middle East, Habjouqa addresses the presentation of these conversations by western media outlets.  She is known for producing sensitive work underscored  by the absurd. Habjouqa is a mentor for the ground breaking Magnum Foundation initiative, "Arab Photography Documentary Program," and teaches intensive workshops internationally.  She is trained in journalism and anthropology with an MA in Global Media with emphasis on Middle East Politics from University of London SOAS.  Her work has been exhibited world wide and is in the permanent collections of the MFA Boston, Institut du Monde Arab, and the Carnegie Museum of Art.  A member of NOOR, she is represented by East and ILEX galleries.