CONNECT FOR Photography Graduates

Saturday, 17 September 2016 1PM - 5PM

Come to Stills for an informative afternoon of talks and discussions. Find out what to expect after graduation from people who have made careers in a in a range of art and commercial practices. Discover what challenges our speakers have faced and how they have tried to overcome them, ask questions, discuss what support is available in Scotland for a variety of different careers and meet other recent graduates.

Perfect for people within three years of graduation.

Booking will open for this free ticketed event on Saturday 10 September.

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Portfolio Oomph

Monday, 12 September 2016 7pm - 9pm

Are you thinking about applying to art school?

Do you know what is involved in the application process?

Do you know what you need to include in your portfolio?

Stills invites you to join Julie Read from Portfolio Oomph for a relaxed and informative evening designed to help you navigate the application process for art school.

Aimed at those who are thinking about applying to art school, the presentation will provide an introduction to the application procedures, pointers for creating your portfolio and digital portfolio also a look at some ‘successful’ portfolios.

Stills team will also be on hand to talk about the learning opportunities availble throughout the year.

The event is free but ticketed so book early to avoid disappointment.

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Portfolio Oomph

TALK: Rosy Martin 'Collaborative working'

Thursday, 13 October 2016 6PM

Rosy Martin made phototherapy work in collaboration with Jo Spence. She will discuss portraits of the selves through collaborative work and the new relationship within photography: sitter/director and photographer/therapist.

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Image: Jo Spence The Bride (1984-86) Collaboration with Rosy Martin. Copyright the Estate of Jo Spence. Courtesy Richard Saltoun Gallery

The Bride (1984-86) Collaboration with Rosy Martin.  Copyright the Estate of Jo

TALK: Mary Ann Kennedy and Alistair Scott: Jo Spence and Franki Raffles

Thursday, 15 September 2016 6PM

A presentation that will explore the similarities and differences between the photography of Jo Spence and that of the Edinburgh-based feminist social documentary photographer Franki Raffles (1955-94). With contributions from Mary Ann Kennedy, Lecturer in Photography at Edinburgh Napier University and Alistair Scott, Acting Director of Screen Academy Scotland and Senior Lecturer in Film & Television at Edinburgh Napier University.

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Image: Franki Raffles, Women Workers (1989) copyright The Estate of Franki Raffles

Franki Raffles, 'Women Workers' (1989) copyright The Estate of Franki Raffles
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