Event Recap: Your Personal Photography Collection: Could it be an Archive?

Your personal photography collection:  could it be an Archive?

A two day workshop: Wednesdays March 12 & 19, 2014

with Claudia Sohrens


Everyone has a treasure trove of images - what is an archive vs. a collection and who determines archive vs. a box of images.  When does it become valuable: personal value, historical, monetary.

Day one: Wednesday, March 12, 2014. 10 am - 3:30 pm

Field trips visiting two archival departments with world famous archives.  1) New York Times 2) ICP.  followed by a discussion that will help inform your work and trigger a project.

Day two:  Wednesday, March 19, 2014. 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Bring in your achieve(s) for review and discussion to determine the best path to share with a larger audience:  Book, Exhibit, Curatorial Project (collaborating with other people), website, audio/video (Ken Burns)

Additional details will be sent to those registered (and paid).

LIMITED:  12 people

FEE:  $125 PWP members.  $150 non-members.

Meeting place to be determined.

To hold reservation, email bnelson2@earthlink.net mail fee(PAYABLE TO PWP)

Barbara Nelson

340 Haven Avenue  #3J

New York, NY 10033

*Claudia Sohrens is a German-born visual artist and educator, who lives and works in New York. Sohrens received a BFA in Communications Design from IN.D, in Hamburg, and an MA in Media and Communications from the European Graduate School in Switzerland, where she is currently a PhD candidate. She is faculty in the Full-Time General Studies Program at the International Center of Photography, in the Photography Department at Parsons The New School for Design and in the Communications Design Department at Pratt Institute.

She is the recipient of several artist grants, such as the 2010 NYFA fellowship in Photography; she participated in artist residencies, for example at the Bronx Museum in New York. Her work has been included in exhibitions at the Bronx Museum, the Brooklyn Museum and at the Artists Space in New York, as well as international art venues and festivals, such as the Electronic Language Festival in Sao Paulo, the Project Space at Kunsthalle Wien, KW – the Institut for Contemporary Art in Berlin, as well as, Kampnagel KX in Hamburg. Her latest project Mise En Abyme: Archive, has fiscal sponsorship through NYFA http://artspire.org/DirectoryDetail/tabid/95/id/1142/Default.aspx

 Barbara Nelson, long time PWP member, produces the professional workshops and seminars and educational events for PWP.  Photographer, journalist, producer of workshops and seminars for the visual arts community.  Member PWP, WICI, ASMP