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

Print Exhibition | By An Eyewitness
by Azadeh Akhlaghi

Both familiar and frightening, Azadeh Akhlaghi’s powerful series depicts iconic scenes of death and murder in recent Iranian history. Here, the photographer brings together history, memory and trauma not easily forgotten, bearing eyewitness to her nation’s violent past.
 
14-31Aug / Artist Talk: TBA / Venue: TBA

Print Exhibition | By An Eyewitness
by Azadeh Akhlaghi

Both familiar and frightening, Azadeh Akhlaghi’s powerful series depicts iconic scenes of death and murder in recent Iranian history. Here, the photographer brings together history, memory and trauma not easily forgotten, bearing eyewitness to her nation’s violent past.
 
14-31Aug / Artist Talk: TBA / Venue: TBA

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

Interview | In Depth: The Evolution of Ian Teh
by Alisha Sett

Ian Teh is an articulate photographer. In this interview with Alisha Sett, Ian Teh reveals his beginnings, his journey with photography over the last two decades, and how he was watched China change during that time.

Interview | In Depth: The Evolution of Ian Teh
by Alisha Sett

Ian Teh is an articulate photographer. In this interview with Alisha Sett, Ian Teh reveals his beginnings, his journey with photography over the last two decades, and how he was watched China change during that time.

Print Exhibition | Black Tsunami – Japan 2011
by James Whitlow Delano

In 2011, a magnitude 9.0 earthquake struck the region of Tohoku, Japan, resulting in a disaster that shook the nation to its core. Documenting the immediate effects of the Black Tsunami, James Whitlow Delano makes a conscious effort to record the raw initial moments, remembering where many have tried to forget.
 
14-31Aug / Artist Talk: TBA / Venue: TBA

Print Exhibition | Black Tsunami – Japan 2011
by James Whitlow Delano

In 2011, a magnitude 9.0 earthquake struck the region of Tohoku, Japan, resulting in a disaster that shook the nation to its core. Documenting the immediate effects of the Black Tsunami, James Whitlow Delano makes a conscious effort to record the raw initial moments, remembering where many have tried to forget.
 
14-31Aug / Artist Talk: TBA / Venue: TBA

Print Exhibition |A Guide to the Flora and Fauna of the World, 2013
by Robert Zhao Renhui

Taking a highly scientific approach to photo-making, Robert Zhao presents a catalogue of curious creatures and life-forms that have evolved in unexpected ways to cope with the stresses and pressures of a world altered by human intervention.
 
14-31Aug / Artist Talk: TBA / Venue: TBA

Print Exhibition |A Guide to the Flora and Fauna of the World, 2013
by Robert Zhao Renhui

Taking a highly scientific approach to photo-making, Robert Zhao presents a catalogue of curious creatures and life-forms that have evolved in unexpected ways to cope with the stresses and pressures of a world altered by human intervention.
 
14-31Aug / Artist Talk: TBA / Venue: TBA