Current Group

CONTACT: Young Photographers, June - July 2017

Artist: 
Morwenna Kearsley
Based at: 
Stills

CONTACT is an eight-week, introductory photography course aimed at those who would like to step out of their comfort zone and try something new. Over the next few weeks the participants on the course will:

- Be led by a freelance photographer/artist 
- Learn new skills in digital and darkroom photography 
- Have time for experimentation and time to try out new techniques 
- Be given the space to work on personal projects

The new term of Contact is running from 2 June – 21 July. We’ll keep you up to date with what everyone is up to!

Contact is aimed at 16 – 24 year olds who are out of education and not in full time employment. It runs up to three times a year and we recruit for the course via an online application form which you can find on our website prior to the start of a new term. To keep up to date with opportunities you can subscribe to our mailing list and follow us on our social media sites.

If you have any questions about the course please don’t hesitate to get in touch and speak to Claire, 0131 622 6200, engagement@stills.org

 

 

 

House | Work

Artist: 
Morwenna Kearsley, Caroline Douglas, Marjorie Lofti Gill
Based at: 
Stills, Edinburgh Art Festival

House | Work is a new partnership project between Stills and Edinburgh Art Festival to explore themes of gendered perception within caring roles and the undervaluing of unpaid care. Through a programme of creative activity, in response to a new exhibition at Stills by artist Kate Davis, community groups in Edinburgh will create work in a series of workshops that will be showcased in an exhibition raising awareness of these themes.

Initial sessions will take place throughout May, June and July, offering groups the opportunity to work with an artist in a three-hour taster which will introduce working with photography, film or creative writing.

Following on from the taster sessions we will deliver a longer term creative project running throughout the summer where groups will have the opportunity to further develop their skills and discover all that Stills and the Edinburgh Art Festival have to offer through a series of practical workshops.

The work created in this series of workshops will be showcased in an exhibition raising awareness of the themes of undervalued and unpaid care

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