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Intimate Storytelling Masterclass with Bieke Depoorter
June 11, 2019
by Bieke Depoorter
A five-day masterclass on personal storytelling in Beijing, in partnership with Light Society.

Join Magnum photographer Bieke Depoorter for a five-day masterclass on personal storytelling with photography.

Bieke Depoorter is a photographer who works intimately with her subjects, forming strong bonds or relationships often after chance encounters. She has also produced many projects that question the medium and her position as an outsider, both culturally and as a photographer.

“Photography guides me into the routes where I can stay amazed"
- Bieke Depoorter

Throughout this workshop, you will consider the relationship between photographer and subject, and under Depoorter's tutelage you will produce new work that tells an intimate or personal story. Participants will take part in group portfolio reviews, discussions and debates, shooting assignments and exploration of Beijing.

During this workshop you will:
• Create new work under the tutelage of Bieke Depoorter
• Participate in group reviews and peer-to-peer discussions
• Recieve personal guidance and support
• Get a better understanding on how to find a personal vision and style
• Learn how to tell an intimate story working with a subject

Where & When
Beijing Light Society Art Centre, , Chaoyang District, Beijing

From 9 to 5pm

16th until 21st of August 2019

The course will be taught in English, translator available for Chinese language.

¥15000 per participant

Selection and Requirements
The workshop is open to 12 applicants and places will be allocated on a first come first served basis.

Apply through the email address: