Workshop: Editing a Body of Work, Whitney C. Johnson (August 9)
Saturday August 9th 12:30-5:30pm
Instructor: Whitney C. Johnson, Judge for Photo Center NW’s 2014 Annual Photography Exhibition.
In a group setting students will work together with Whitney C. Johnson to edit their body of work that will help them better understand the process of presenting their work to editors, and applying for a grant or competition. Sequencing, story telling and artistic vision will be key points of discussion. Students should bring a cohesive or long term project of 15-30 images and artist statement.
Whitney C. Johnson is the Director of Photography at The New Yorker where she oversees the photographic vision for the print magazine, digital editions, and the website. Johnson teaches at New York University’s Tisch School for the Arts, Columbia University’s School of Journalism, and the International Center of Photography, and is on the advisory council of the Alexia Foundation. She holds a BA in American Literature from Barnard College, and pursued postgraduate work in American Studies at Columbia University.