Tuesday, 20 April 2010

Art Photography Workshop at CCA,Lagos with Pinar Yolacan 21-23 April 2010

3 day Art Photography Workshop

Wed 21st - Fri 23rd April 2010, 10am -5pm

To coincide with New York based, Turkey artist Pinar Yolaçan’s Maria series photography exhibition, CCA,Lagos will be hosting a three day workshop art photography workshop in which the artist will guide participants in conceiving and/or and realizing work(s) that will go on to be exhibited within the CCA,Lagos library space as part of our Fashion, Art and Identity series.

Workshop Content

The workshop will take as the starting point the methodology used by Pinar Yolaçan to create her conceptual photographic works using clothing and its representation through image. During the workshop Pinar will

  • Do a presentation of her work and the narrative that underpins the work.
  • Discuss her research strategies and methodology highlighting the way to maximum resources available such as internet, fabric stores, libraries, magazines etc.
  • Highlight aspects such as casting, location, props
  • Carry out hands-on lesson to developing ideas based around art, fashion and identity.
  • The results will be developed and form part of an display at the CCA,Lagos library.

Please bring an item of clothing which will form part of your prop

COURSE FEE: N5000 (five thousand naira only)

For more information please contact Oyinda Fakeye at info@ccalagos.org or on 07055680104,


As part of the 3 day workshop, portfolio reviews will take place for workshop participants allowing them to receive objective professional curatorial, critical and artistic feedback.

This will consist of

  • 30 minutes one to one session with each reviewer.
  • Artists' presentation of a body of work and/or work in progress
  • Critical feedback with advice on research, methodology and on presentation skills.
  • Feedback and advice on new possibilities and ways in which the work may be developed.
  • Bisi Silva, Independent curator, writer and director of CCA,Lagos
  • Pinar Yolacan, Conceptual artist working with the media of photography. Current exhibition at CCA,Lagos 17th April - 28th May 2010
  • Antawan Byrd, Art Historian and Writer. Currently US Fulbright Fellow 2009/10 and Curatorial Assistant at CCA,Lagos

Artists' Talk Saturday 24th April 3pm

Our established P.A.G.E.S event which invites artists and writers to discuss work from our exhibitions will be held on the 24th April 2010, featuring a panel that includes; designer Deola Sagoe and writer Odili Ojubuonu in conversation with the artist Pinar Yolaçan. The event will start at 3pm prompt and be followed by light refreshments.

Pinar Yolacan ‘Maria’ has been presented at CCA,Lagos with the support of Arts Collaboratory


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20 April 2010 at 06:14  

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