Saturday 22 May: NYC 11am - 7pm / Los Angeles 8am - 4pm
Sunday 23 May: NYC 11am - 7pm / Los Angeles 8am - 4pm
Saturday 29 May: NYC 11am - 7pm / Los Angeles 8am - 4pm
Sunday 30 May: NYC 11am - 7pm / Los Angeles 8am - 4pm
Course fee: special price of £520 for 32 hours of teaching (instead of £560, you save £40)
Limited number of participants: 10
Combining the two workshops How To Self Publish a Photobook with Bruno Ceschel and How To Design a Photobook with Brian Paul Lamotte, photographers interested in making a photobook will be able to do it over the two weekends and the 32 hours of teaching.
Starting from the conception, editing and sequencing with Self Publish, Be Happy founder Bruno Ceschel and continuing the following week with book designer Paul Lamotte, focusing on the design and production. This is an amazing opportunity to make a book in 2 weeks!
For further information, please contact: Hannah Dunsmore.
Bruno Ceschel is the founder and director of Self Publish, Be Happy and a visiting lecturer at Camberwell College of Arts, University of the Arts London, and École cantonale d’art de Lausanne (ECAL). His book Self Publish, Be Happy: A DIY Photobook Manual and Manifesto was published by Aperture in 2015. He founded Self Publish, Be Happy in 2010, and has since organized events at leading arts institutions including Tate Modern (UK), Kunsthal Charlottenborg (Denmark), MoMA PS1 (United States) and the National Gallery of Victoria (Australia), and published books by Lucas Blalock, Carmen Winant, Lorenzo Vitturi, and many more. Ceschel has lectured and led workshops internationally, and also consults for leading companies interested in contemporary photography.
Brian Paul Lamotte (b. 1984, San Francisco, USA) is an independent graphic designer and publisher specializing in art and photography books. His process-based practice relies on a close collaboration with artists, editors, and printers, and often emphasizes the haptic qualities of print through the use of materials, hand-made treatments, and specialized production.
He has designed and produced books for select publishers, editors, and artists including; Aperture Foundation (Lesley A. Martin), Carmen Winant, Charlie Engman, Dashwood Books, David Brandon Geeting, Edition Patrick Frey, Hauser & Wirth Publishers, ITI Press (Image Text Ithaca), John Chiara, Marcia Resnick, Meta/Books (Delphine Bedel), Nicholas Muellner, Nick Sethi, Rizzoli, Sasha Wolf, Shane Lavalette and SPBH Editions (Self Publish, Be Happy/Bruno Ceschel). Books he has designed have been shortlisted for the Paris Photo–Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards and Rencontres d’Arles Book Awards.
He has conducted book-making workshops at the University of Applied Sciences and Arts, Lucerne (HSLU), and has previously been a visiting lecturer at the School of Visual Arts, Parsons School of Design, and the International Center for Photography (New York).