ROYAL PHOTOGRAPHIC SOCIETY
SOUTH EAST REGION AND VISUAL ART GROUP DAY
Saturday 18th April 2009 – 10.30 for 11.00 am at Kings Hill Community Hall, 70 Gibson Drive, Kings Hill, West Malling, Kent, ME19 4LG.
Roy Robertson FRPS - 'Twin Strands'
Producing photographs for over 30 years, this talk looks at 2 of the main themes of Roy’s work and the interaction between them. Learning about the camera and how to create pictures, looking at images through a pictorial or a documentary approach, working in the city of Dundee and in the landscape of the north of Scotland. The talk goes on to look at some of Dundee's traditional industries, the Arts and Contemporary dance, while drawing parallels in the elements of the Scottish landscape.
SE Region AGM Then RPS Regional Lecture Series with Simon Roberts ARPS
Simon was the winner in 2007 of the Society’s Vic Odden Award for notable achievement in the Art of Photography by a British Photographer under 35. He has travelled widely, working in Russia, Ukraine, the USA, Zimbabwe, Israel and Palestine, publishing his first book in association with a major show ‘Motherland’. He has published internationally in magazines, exhibited worldwide, and won a number of scholarships and awards.
The lecture will be made up of a short introduction presenting some examples of Simon’s original editorial work before concentrating on images from Motherland. He will then present some images from ‘We English’ to finish.
Tickets £6 from Lynette Benton - email: firstname.lastname@example.org or 01323 768252