MAY 2011 PLAYING WITH LIGHT, Manchester School of Art, UK
One-day lecture and studio workshop written and delivered for MA Photography, Film and Video students at Media LAB
, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK
"In this workshop students will be invited to experiment with 35mm slide film, glass, mirrors and other props to create performative or sculptural installations that explore the expressive and affective potential of the projected photographic image."
DECEMBER 2009 PLAYING WITH LIGHT, Signal Films, Barrow-in-Furness, UK
Talks and experimental studio workshops as part of a month-long residency at Signal Films
Sessions included one-to-one mentoring and visiting lectures/workshops for Barrow Sixth Form College and Furness College. Outcomes of the workshops were presented in an exhibition at the Art Gene Gallery in February 2010 as part of the Film Insider's Talent Festival. Part of Signal Film's DIGITAL [RE]GENERATION programme.
"These workshops will invite groups to discover how projected light can be used to explore themes of memory and imagination. Through playful studio experiments using video projectors, glass and mirrors, groups will manipulate still and moving images to create new artworks, transforming familiar environments into abstract or otherworldly scenes."
FEBRAURY 2007 PLAYING WITH LIGHT, National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad, India
Two-week workshop and exhibition developed for and with postgraduate students at NID
"Students will be invited to generate spontaneous (under-the-camera) moving image sequences using still and dynamic 35mm slides, simple handmade mobiles and organic materials such as chalk, water and glass. As they experiment with these materials and processes, students will explore the expressive and affective potential of reflection and projection techniques."