Our students have not long returned from Paris.
An exciting and diverse itinerary included meetings with Magnum Photos Paris Office, Photographic Artist Valerie Belin, Le Studio Rouchon, Le Bal, Paris Photo, OffPrint, and Books & Coffee. These visits enabled our students to network, develop knowledge and engage in contemporary photography practice.
Two students have made connections with independent publishers concerning possibilities of future collaborations.
Thank you to Clement Saccomani, Mike Robinson, Valerie Belin, staff at Le Bal, Benoit Grimbert, Hannah Darabi, Chris Coekin for your kind hospitality, interesting discussions, and beautiful books and coffee.
The highlight was seeing Magnum’s office. I felt very lucky to have been there. It has led me to discover an important body of work by Mark Power which will influence my research. It has inspired me for the future, giving a balance of optimism and photography and realism
CH, BA (Hons) Photography
OffPrint was very useful for me. I met two photographers/editors and I gave them my business card for a future collaboration
DP, FdA Photography
The highlight of the visit had to be being introduced to Valerie Belin, whose work I had previously admired. This was a great opportunity to learn about the fine art market and acting as a fine art photographer. I was very pleased to be able to meet her again at Paris Photo the following day. This too was a highlight on the trip. By being in these environments, I found it very beneficial towards my practice
DJP, FdA Photography
Images (C) David Bennett