Contemporary Photography: Theory & Practice
Contemporary Photography: Theory & Practice

TUTOR: Emil McAvoy

DATE: Wednesday

TIME: 6.30pm - 9pm

RUNS: 8 weeks

STARTS: 26 July

An exciting introduction to the history and theory of photography with experienced tutor Emil McAvoy. Participants will engage in a series of exercises including sharing and critique of new and existing work. You will develop a small suite of works throughout the course alongside regular group discussion.

Open to all levels of experience, Contemporary Photography also covers a range of practical and technical advice to support students in their practice. Bring your own camera (any camera is fine, even your phone camera), pen and notebook.




Emil McAvoy is an artist and arts writer currently based in Auckland, New Zealand. He has an MFA (First Class Honours) from the Elam School of Fine Arts, and is the recipient of a number of awards and scholarships, exhibits widely and is represented in public and private collections. His practice critically investigates concepts of the artist as medium, activist, citizen and public intellectual. His work directly engages contemporary issues circulating in the public sphere, and manifests in a range of media including photography, video, painting and text. 


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