PREPARING FOR REVIEWS

PREPARING FOR REVIEWS

Photo credit Steven St. John

Preparing for Reviews

October 17 – 18, 2018, 10am-5pm

Preparing for Reviews is a two-day workshop dedicated to helping photographers refine and perfect their portfolios to maximize their time in reviews and other professional meetings.

This workshop helps you to understand the perspective and the context of curators, editors, publishers and other industry professionals. Attendees discuss the importance of tailoring presentations to different types of professionals nationally and internationally. Topics covered include the most effective way for articulating your ideas to highlight your strengths as an image-maker and storyteller. This workshop also includes an individual portfolio editing and sequencing session.


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INSTRUCTOR BIOGRAPHY

Kurt Tong
Independent Curator & Educator, Hong Kong
Kurt Tong is an independent curator, artist, and educator based on Hong Kong. Kurt recently received the Photo Folio Review-Les Rencontres de la photographie Arles, award which is determined by the portfolio reviewers voting on the best work seen during the Arles reviews. As an artist, he has held over 25 solo and 60 group exhibitions across 4 continents within the last 10 years, including the Himalayas Art Museum, Lianzhou Museum of Photography, Victoria Museum and Compton Verney Art Museum. A keen believer in the effectiveness of portfolio reviews, many of his exhibitions can be traced back to relationships that began at the review tables. Moving into curating, Kurt has working relationships with numerous public institutions in Asia, his most recent curatorial effort was a large scale exhibition at the Zhongshan Museum of Art with previous curatorial projects including photo festivals in China.


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