Masterclass | Penang Noir
Exploring the Boundaries of the Visual Language
with Maggie Steber

Penang Noir is a creative exploration of visual storytelling using the night as the primary backdrop. This workshop is for experienced and amateur photographers looking to explore creative storytelling in the dark recesses of our creative spirit.
 
10-15 Aug / USD500 / 10 Participants

Masterclass | Penang Noir
Exploring the Boundaries of the Visual Language
with Maggie Steber

Penang Noir is a creative exploration of visual storytelling using the night as the primary backdrop. This workshop is for experienced and amateur photographers looking to explore creative storytelling in the dark recesses of our creative spirit.
 
10-15 Aug / USD500 / 10 Participants

Masterclass | Your Journey, Your Voice, Your Point of View
with Ian Teh

The creative process is a framework – a method of working and thinking in an integrated way that is vital to any photographer’s personal practise. In this workshop, I hope to share the core principles of my creative framework in the hope that you will come to find your own path to developing your work.
 
10-15 Aug / USD500 / 10 Participants

Masterclass | Your Journey, Your Voice, Your Point of View
with Ian Teh

The creative process is a framework – a method of working and thinking in an integrated way that is vital to any photographer’s personal practise. In this workshop, I hope to share the core principles of my creative framework in the hope that you will come to find your own path to developing your work.
 
10-15 Aug / USD500 / 10 Participants

Masterclass | The New Narrative: Storytelling in the 21st Century
with Diana Lui

The emphasis of the workshop is its experimental nature that looks at other forms of the visual and oral narrative to find new ways to tell stories. This is an experimental workshop and explores the very limit of the photographic practise.
 
10-15 Aug / USD500 / 10 Participants

Masterclass | The New Narrative: Storytelling in the 21st Century
with Diana Lui

The emphasis of the workshop is its experimental nature that looks at other forms of the visual and oral narrative to find new ways to tell stories. This is an experimental workshop and explores the very limit of the photographic practise.
 
10-15 Aug / USD500 / 10 Participants

Masterclass | The Impermanent Environment:
Documenting the Environment in a Time of Great Change
with James Whitlow Delano

This workshop is designed for intermediate and advanced photographers who are looking to expand their visual identity especially in the area of environmental photojournalism, while developing an authentic personal vision.
 
10-15 Aug / USD500 / 10 Participants

Masterclass | The Impermanent Environment:
Documenting the Environment in a Time of Great Change
with James Whitlow Delano

This workshop is designed for intermediate and advanced photographers who are looking to expand their visual identity especially in the area of environmental photojournalism, while developing an authentic personal vision.
 
10-15 Aug / USD500 / 10 Participants

Slideshow | Belonging: All that could have been
Curated by Marco Wiegers

Mortal life is fraught with uncertainty, and yet as human beings we are nostalgic and, more often than not, unprepared for and resistant to the changes dealt by fate. Join Marco Weigers as he explores how we confront change through the works of various photographers from Asia and beyond.

 
15 Aug / 8pm-9pm / Venue: The Whiteaways Arcade

Slideshow | Belonging: All that could have been
Curated by Marco Wiegers

Mortal life is fraught with uncertainty, and yet as human beings we are nostalgic and, more often than not, unprepared for and resistant to the changes dealt by fate. Join Marco Weigers as he explores how we confront change through the works of various photographers from Asia and beyond.

 
15 Aug / 8pm-9pm / Venue: The Whiteaways Arcade

Masterclass | The Photobook:
Process, Product and Presentation
with Calin Kruse & Alisha Sett

This workshop is specifically for photographers on the path to publishing a book. The workshop will be focused on editing considerations, design aspects and writing as a form of creative counterpoint to a photographic project.
 
10-14 Aug / USD450 / 7 Participants

Masterclass | The Photobook:
Process, Product and Presentation
with Calin Kruse & Alisha Sett

This workshop is specifically for photographers on the path to publishing a book. The workshop will be focused on editing considerations, design aspects and writing as a form of creative counterpoint to a photographic project.
 
10-14 Aug / USD450 / 7 Participants

OBSCURA Festival Workshops

The OBSCURA Workshops are designed in collaboration with individuals from higher-learning institutions to provide a platform for photography majors to develop their skills, awareness, understanding and collaborations outside the class, on an international platform. This is the festival’s commitment to education and continual learning in the region.
 
10-14 Aug / Registration Closed

OBSCURA Festival Workshops

The OBSCURA Workshops are designed in collaboration with individuals from higher-learning institutions to provide a platform for photography majors to develop their skills, awareness, understanding and collaborations outside the class, on an international platform. This is the festival’s commitment to education and continual learning in the region.
 
10-14 Aug / Registration Closed

Slideshow | Photography as Journey
Curated by Ian Teh

Ian Teh takes us on a journey through long-term personal projects by various photographers that illustrate the ability to evoke, question and allow us the opportunity to recognise what was once taken for granted, but in fact always there.
 
17 Aug / 8pm-9pm / Venue: The Whiteaways Arcade

Slideshow | Photography as Journey
Curated by Ian Teh

Ian Teh takes us on a journey through long-term personal projects by various photographers that illustrate the ability to evoke, question and allow us the opportunity to recognise what was once taken for granted, but in fact always there.
 
17 Aug / 8pm-9pm / Venue: The Whiteaways Arcade

Slideshow | Desert Forest Sea
Curated by Ying Ang

In the third and final slideshow for this year’s festival, Ying Ang will present works prescient of a climatic shift, stories from today that foreshadow a possible future much more widespread amongst us than we dare to think.
 
21 Aug / 8pm-9pm / Venue: The Whiteaways Arcade

Slideshow | Desert Forest Sea
Curated by Ying Ang

In the third and final slideshow for this year’s festival, Ying Ang will present works prescient of a climatic shift, stories from today that foreshadow a possible future much more widespread amongst us than we dare to think.
 
21 Aug / 8pm-9pm / Venue: The Whiteaways Arcade

Slideshow | Hidden / Intimate
Curated by Calin Kruse

This curation of works seeks to reveal the inner psyche of photographers through the camera turned onto themselves and their very personal surroundings. It is a peek into the inner fragility of a world that is seldom seen, into the deepest and / or darkest sides of oneself, seen through the lens.

 
20 Aug / 8pm-9pm / Venue: The Whiteaways Arcade

Slideshow | Hidden / Intimate
Curated by Calin Kruse

This curation of works seeks to reveal the inner psyche of photographers through the camera turned onto themselves and their very personal surroundings. It is a peek into the inner fragility of a world that is seldom seen, into the deepest and / or darkest sides of oneself, seen through the lens.

 
20 Aug / 8pm-9pm / Venue: The Whiteaways Arcade