Workshop

»Book, Concept, and Narrative«

Christian Patterson

Presented by Ahorn Studio

The workshop focuses on photography in book form, with an emphasis on concept and narrative, and a concentration on the basic steps involved in the initial process of making a book.

Christian Patterson will present his own work in an artist talk and provide generous, in-depth insights on his work- and book-making processes. He will also share guidelines, recommend best practices and identify the essential steps to successful photographic bookmaking. Most importantly, he will spend concentrated time working closely with workshop participants on their own projects.

This workshop will help you clarify your ideas, solidify the structure and narrative flow of your book, or, if you’re only at the beginning of your project, start thinking about how to adapt your photographs and material for a printed object.

About Christian Patterson

Christian Patterson was born in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin and lives in New York, New York. Photographs are the heart of his work but they are often accompanied by drawings, paintings, objects, video or sound in both book and exhibition form. His 2011 book Redheaded Peckerwood won the Recontres d’Arles Author Book Award and his 2015 book Bottom of the Lake was shortlisted for the Paris Photo / Aperture Foundation Photobook Award.
Patterson is a 2013 Guggenheim Fellow and winner of the 2015 Vevey International Photography Award. He is represented by Rose Gallery in Santa Monica and Robert Morat in Berlin.

Application are now open on workshop.ahornbooks.com

Workshop: March 10 — 12, 2018
10—11 March 2018 (Full Time), 12 March (Individual Sessions)
Teaching Language: English | Course fee: 450 EUR | Number of participants: min. 8 — max. 12
Application Deadline: March 4, 2018

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Liebigstraße 24, 10247 Berlin
(Second backyard, ground floor, right side)
[Friedrichshain | Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg]

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