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Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival 2015

A group Advanced Diploma and Bachelor of Photography students attended the Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival. The students took photos at the Famous for Fashion high tea event at Malvern Town Hall.

Thanks to Lucas Dawson, PSC graduate and Photography Director for VAMFF for providing the opportunity for our students to get involved.

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Image by Piers Fitton

 

The Image Makers – Ahmad Salman

Photography Studies College
65 City Road
Southbank
Friday 24 April 2015 
6:00 – 7:30pm 

PSC students, graduates and the general public are invited to attend our Image Makers seminar with Ahmad Salman.

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Image from: ‘Tanah Yang Hilang’ (The Lost Lands) by Mamuk Ismuntoro

We are delighted to welcome Ahmad Salman, an independent photo editor and curator from Jakarta to discuss contemporary Indonesian photography. Ahmad is the founder of Buku Fotografi Indonesia (Photobook Club Indonesia), a venue for the exchange of information for photographers, publishers & Indonesian photobook enthusiasts. Buku Fotografi Indonesia is active in a number of ways through the development and promotion of photobooks – by Indonesian photographers; about Indonesia by non-Indonesian photographers; and works/academic studies on Indonesian photography. Especially for PSC Ahmad has curated a special selection of contemporary photography from Indonesia, and will be discussing the past, present and future of Indonesian photography. This is Ahmad’s first visit to Melbourne and we are very happy to be his hosts.

This is a free event however numbers are strictly limited. Bookings are required and can be made online via Eventbrite.

The Image Makers – Yervant Zanazanian

Photography Studies College
65 City Road
Southbank
Friday 27 March 2015 
6:00 – 7:30pm 

We are pleased to invite PSC students, graduates and the general public to attend our Image Makers seminar with Yervant Zanazanian.

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Yervant is a master craftsman, his experience and abundant knowledge of photography stems from early childhood as he watched and learnt from his father who was royal photographer to the Emperor of Ethiopia (East Africa). Yervant mastered not only capture but also darkroom techniques from a very early age and became an early pioneer in digital imaging.

Yervant’s signature style in his capture is internationally recognised and he has maintained a leading role in creating new trends within the traditional world of wedding photography for over 25 years. His work is best described as ‘Fashion meets Wedding’. Yervant is a sought after educator and presenter at photography conferences globally.

This is a free event however numbers are strictly limited. Bookings are required and can be made online via Eventbrite.

2015 Josephine Ulrick and Win Schubert Photography Award

We are delighted to announce that Bachelor of Photography lecturers Ying Ang, Hoda Afshar & Katrin Koenning have all been shortlisted for the Josephine Ulrick & Win Schubert Photography Award (first prize is worth $20,000). Being recognised in this prestigious national prize places our wonderful lecturers amongst the best in contemporary photography in Australia. Congratulations!

Winners will be announced later this month and the exhibition will be on display from 28 March – 31 May 2015 at the Gold Coast City Gallery.

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The Flying Dutchman in Blue’ (Coogee 2) – Image by 2014 Award Winner Shaun Gladwell

The Image Makers – Louis Porter

Photography Studies College
65 City Road
Southbank

Thursday 12 March 2015 
6:00 – 7:30pm 

We are pleased to invite PSC students, graduates and the general public to attend our first Image Makers seminar for 2015!

Image from, The Anatomy of Business

Louis Porter is a British photographer based between London and Melbourne. His work melds social commentary with an interest in the archive and public space. He has exhibited throughout Australia including: The NGV, Stills Gallery, Australian Centre of Photography and Centre for Contemporary Photography.

He was the 2013 Arts Victoria fellow at the Berlin Zentrum Für Kunst und Urbanistiks  (ZK/U) and the Australia China Council artist during the Beijing Olympic Games in 2008. His work has also been shown at several international festivals including: The Brighton Photography Biennial, The Noorderlicht Festival (NL) , Copenhagen Photography Festival and SiFest (IT).

His work has been recently featured in The British Journal of Photography, Foam Magazine, The Aperture Photobook Review and Fotgraf Magazine.

This is a free event however numbers are strictly limited. Bookings are required and can be made online via Eventbrite.

Christopher Koller: Isola Bella exhibition

Fehily Contemporary
3a Glasshouse Road, Collingwood VIC 3066
Exhibition Opening: Saturday 14 March, 3-5pm
Exhibition Dates: 5 – 28  March 2014

Christopher Koller’s work was proudly printed by Peter Hatzipavlis at The PrintShop@PSC using our Fine Art Print services.

Christopher Koller’s latest suite of photographs transports viewers to Isola Bella, an extravagant Baroque palace garden on an island in Lake Maggiore, surrounded by the foothills of the Italian Alps. Completed in 1671, the garden and palace are still owned by descendants of the Borromeo family, Milanese bankers and allies of the Sforzas, who used them to stage parties and theatrical events.

 

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Christopher Koller, Isola Bella

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Christopher Koller, Isola Bella

White Night Melbourne

PSC teachers Elli Ioannou & Nic Kocher have work on display this Saturday 21 February as part of  White Night Melbourne. Visitors can experience visual art, exhibitions, illuminations, music, theatre and film presentations on display at various locations in the city from 7pm to 7am. 

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Image by Nic Kocher

Nic’s work The Entropy Continuum is in the Tears Before Dawn precinct in Flinders Lane and Elli’s film I’mperfect Beauty will be shown with several other short films in the Indie Screen/Chill Out Area in Bourke Street Mall. Congratulations Nic and Elli and have a great White Night!

PSC Student Cass Interviews Hajime Kimura

Final year Bachelor student Cassandra Tzortzoglou recently had the opportunity to interview one of her heroes, Japanese photographer Hajime Kimura, for the Photobook Melbourne Festival.

Hajime Kimura was selected for the Kyushu Sangyo University Prize, Fukuoka (2012), the World Press Photo Joop Swart Masterclass, Amsterdam (2012), the special prize of Konica Photo-Premio, Tokyo (2013), Vattenfall Photo Award, Berlin (2013) and Arte laguna Prize, Venice (2014).

Read about Hajime’s photography journey on the Photobook Melbourne website.

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PSC is a sponsor of Photobook Melbourne, the biggest photobook festival in the Asia-Pacific region, and the largest photo festival in Melbourne. The festival runs until 22 February with plenty of talks, exhibitions, books shows and workshops happening at PSC. Check out the website for program details.

PSC to Host The Library Collection

We are excited to be hosting The Library Collection at PSC as part of the Photobook Melbourne Festival from the 12-22 February.

The Library Collection is a collection of contemporary photographic publications based in Dublin, Ireland, and is part of an organisation called Photo Ireland. This is the first time this amazing collection of books will be seen in Australia.

Started in 2011 by Claudia Nir and Angel Luis Gonzalez the collection offers the public an on-going display of the latest photobooks, magazines, and zines, either self-published or produced by independent publishing companies, and well-established, large publishing houses.

In Melbourne, The Library Project will be showcasing books from Arles Photo Festival, Paris Photo, and Kassel fotofestival, as well as a specially curated selection of Irish photobooks. This significant collection will be on display near the PSC reception from 12-6pm everyday during the festival and Angel Luis Gonzalez will be doing a short talk about The Library Collection and Photo Ireland at 11.30am on Friday 13 February at PSC.

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Photobook Melbourne Festival

Photography Studies College is very pleased to be a sponsor of the Photobook Melbourne Festival (12-22 February 2015) – the biggest photo book festival in the Asia-Pacific region.

Throughout February PSC will be hosting some amazing events as part of the festival program.

There are currently two amazing competitions open as part of the festival:

Photobook Melbourne/Momento Photobook Award  – closes 12 January (PDF submission only).

Photobook Melbourne Photography Award and Competition  – closes 12 January (submit up to 3 images).

Enter your images and get your work seen by an illustrious international judging panel including:

Angel Luis Gonzalez – PhotoIreland
Steve Bisson – Urbanautica
Jerome Montagne & Alexis Vasilikos – Phases Magazine
Peggy Sue Amison – Creative Director of East Wing
Gianpaulo Arena – Landscape Stories
Zhenia Sveshinsky – Independent Curator
Awoiska van der Molen – Artist
Andy Adams – FlakPhoto
Lars Boering – Managing Director of World Press Photo
Heidi Romano – Festival Director

Stay tuned for further announcements.

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Image by Awoiska van der Molen