Posts tagged photography
WHY PHOTOGRAPHERS SHOULD HAVE AN AUDIENCE AND HOW TO GROW ONE : ROBIN WONG

Tuesday, 20 August, 2-3pm
Hikayat, 226, Lebuh Pantai (Beach Street), 10300 George Town, Penang
Photographer, writer and blogger Robin Wong discusses the importance of having an audience for your photography and how he built his blog to become one of the top photography blogs in the world and how that spurred his business as a photographer.

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MIND THE GAP: NEW PERSPECTIVES ON RESEARCHING & WRITING MALAYSIAN HISTORY : MAHEN BALA

Saturday, 20th July 2-3pm
Postcards from the South
(2018) is a multi-lingual, experimental history book, retracing the historic Southern Line, giving voice to the railway, the people and the places they call home. A parallel narrative explores new perspectives on a century and a half of railway history and its role in nation-building, using previously unpublished photographs, documents and maps. During this talk, Mahen Bala will be sharing insights into the project, lessons learned, challenges and future plans.

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SHUTTER THERAPY – PHOTOGRAPHY AS A WAY OF LIFE : ROBIN WONG

PHOTOGRAPHY AS A WAY OF LIFE with ROBIN WONG
12pm, 28 July 2019, Hikayat, George Town Penang
Photography is often fundamentally a personal pursuit and the photographer should strive to prioritise what he/she wants to do instead of following the trends of popular photography. Practising photography as a lifestyle changes the way we see things around us and gives us a powerful medium to express ourselves and tell stories.

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THE APPLICATION OF PHOTOGRAPHY IN CONTEMPORARY SOCIETY : EKKARAT PUNYATARA

EKKARAT PUNYATARA TALK
1pm, 28 July 2019, Hikayat, George Town Penang
I am intrigued by the visual language, and the visual culture emanating from the mass use of the photographic medium as tools for communication and entertainment. I’d like to share with you some of my thoughts, examples of images I’ve found, as well as works by some of the most prolific artists of our time in the hope that I can make you imagine the breadth and depth of this language and leave you with a new way of seeing photographs.

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