VU'WORKSHOPS Stage photo à Paris The 19th, 20th and 21st of october 2012
Rip Hopkins Le portrait, la série
Discover and study a group of people through a series of portraits in a certain context. To find, to understand and to define the interest this people can have for yourself and to elaborate an approach that creates an intimate relashionship between the photographer and the subject. To combine the intimate vision necessary for portrait with the global approach one needs for a photography series
Born in England in 1972, Rip Hopkins studied industrial design at ENSCI (Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Création Industrielle) in Paris. Working with Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders) he has made photoreportages and documentaries in numerous countries including South Sudan, Bosnia, Liberia, Uganda, Ingushetia, and East Timor. He joined Agence VU in 1996 and the following year received the Mosaïque Scholarship, the Kodak Young Photo-Reporter Award, the Observer Hodge Award and the Monographies Prize. In 2000, he was awarded the Fondation Hachette Scholarship to pursue his photographic work in Tajikistan. This led to his receiving the 2002 Fondation HSBC Award and the publication of Tajikistan Weaving (Actes Sud Editions). His book Displaced (Textuel Editions 2004) was produced with the support of the FIACRE Scholarship
Bibliography : Sept fois à terre huit fois debout, Éditions du Chêne, 2011 | Un âge de Fer et de Béton, Filigranes Éditions, 2011 | Another Country, Filigranes Éditions, 2010 | Alchimistes aux fourneaux, Flammarion, 2007 | Clee hill & other sculptures, BH Publishing, 2006 | Décade, Filigranes Éditions, 2006 | Déplacés, Éditions Textuel, 2004 | Tadjikistan Tissages, Actes Sud, 2002 | Nimulé, Filigranes Éditions, 1997 | Sédentaire Nomade, Les Ateliers, 1995.
Dates and location Friday 19th in the afternoon, all day saturday 20th and Sunday 21st of october 2012
Agence & Galerie VU', Hôtel Paul Delaroche, 58 rue Saint-Lazare, 75009 Paris.
Limited to a maximum of 12 people.
Friday, Day 1 : from 2 pm to 8pm
Introduction of the workshop supervisor and of the participants.
-Presentation by the workshop supervisor of his work.
-Review for each of the participants of their portfolio in the form of a group discussion
(individual review are also possible on demand during the week end).
Saturday, Day 2 : from 10 am to 8 pm
-Setting out and explanation of the briefs for the following two days.
-Participants are sent out to produce their assignments.
-Each participant will be asked to present his production.
Sunday, Day 3 : from 10am to 6 pm
-Start of the editing process, first alone and then again as a group.
-Review of the work produced.
-Round up table and discussion on the production of the workshop.
Conclusion of the workshop and assessment by the workshop supervisor and the participants.
Important Every participant should bring :
- their own portfolio, either in a digital form or as prints. Work in progress is most welcome.
- Laptop and digital camera are required because of the time constraints of this workshop.
- Full price : 490 euros.
Simultaneous enrollment to two workshops of the program : 415 euros per workshop, hence 830 euros in total.
- Concession (unemployed, students and under 25) : 390 euros.
A 50% deposit is required when subscribing (postal check to be sent with the subscription form). Then the 50% balance will be required when subscription in confirmed (postal check to be sent with the confirmation email of your definitive subscription).
- You can receive a pre-enrollment form by contacting : Mathias Nouel / +33(0)1 53 01 85 84 / [email protected]
This latter will have to be sent - at the latest - 15 days prior to the beginning of the workshop. It must be accompanied by a postal check of 50% of the total fee, and addressed to the order of : Agence VU'
Once the agency received the form, your enrollment to the workshop will be confirmed by email. Then, you will be requested to pay the rest of the amount due within 8 days before the beginning of the workshop.
Postal checks in Euros should be made to the order of Agence VU. For non French resident or people who do not own a bank account in France, the payments (pre payment and full payment) will have to be done by bank transfer (please contact us to have the IBAN number). Eventual transfer's fee will have to be paid by the participant.
Payment to be made to : Agence VU
You can book your workshop place by sending a payment of 50% of the full sum (this has to be sent with the enrollment form). The other 50% will have to be paid once the registration to the workshop has been confirmed and should be sent at the latest a week prior to the Workshop.
Number of participants
Numeber of articipants limited to 12.
Reproduction and diffusion autorisation The workshop participant authorizes Agence VU' to reproduce and distribute :
- any photographs of him or her taken during the workshop.
- the photographs he or she will have produced during the workshop and that has were chosen in a common agreement with the course leader.
These images will be used as documents in the framework of any communication material to advertise the workshops (on varied aid; internet, paper…). The participant renounce to ask for any compensation if any of her or his images were to be used in the communication of the workshops.
To be able to be reimbursed, the participant needs to notify, at the latest 8 days prior to the workshop, the agency. After this deadline, no reimbursement will be possible, unless in a case of major problem.
Agence VU' reserves the right to cancel a workshop. In case of a cancelation, Agence VU will propose, in agreement with the concerned people, the possibility to take part in another workshop. In case no solution can be found, Agence VU will reimburse the fees to the participants.