Jason Fulford

May 22-26, 2023

About the workshop

INFINITE LAYERS OF MEANING

Every photograph is ambiguous-the image is fixed, but the meaning is not. The meaning changes, depending on how the picture is presented and what’s around it.
In this five-day workshop of rigorous games and exercises, using your pictures, we will experiment with this topic. We will try to exhaust the possible meanings of your images. We will think in both abstract & literal ways; with emotion and logic; with poetry and judgment. And we will let chance be our guide.

A few of our guiding heroes will be Sarah Charlesworth, Rahsaan Roland Kirk, and Raymond Queneau.

You should come with an open mind, a sense of humor and a strong work ethic. The desired outcome is a way of thinking and living that generates rich and layered meanings.

Duration

May 22-26, 2023

Participants

12

Open for applications

January 3, 2023

Early bird price

980 € until February 28, 2023 (VAT is included)

Normal price

1,100 € (VAT is included)

Submission's deadline

April 20, 2023

Language(s)

English

Payment

Fees will be payed in two installments. A 50% deposit by bank transfer is required once you have been accepted in the workshop, (you will be notified by email) and the remaining 50% must be deposited right after the submission deadline. Early bird admissions are limited and places will be sold in a first come basis.

All official regulations regarding the COVID-19 situation
will be taken into account.

Jason Fulford

Jason Fulford is a photographer and co-founder of J&L Books. He is a Guggenheim Fellow, a frequent lecturer at universities, and has led workshops across the globe. Fulford’s photographs have been described as open metaphors. As an editor and an author, a focus of his work has been on the subject of how meaning is generated through association. His monographs include Sunbird (2000), Crushed (2003), Raising Frogs for $$$ (2006), The Mushroom Collector (2010), Hotel Oracle (2013), Contains: 3 Books (2016), Clayton’s Ascent (2018), The Medium is a Mess (2018), Picture Summer on Kodak Film (2020) and The Heart Is a Sandwich (2023). He is co-author with Tamara Shopsin of the photobook for children, This Equals That (2014), co-editor with Gregory Halpern of The Photographer’s Playbook (2014), guest editor of Der Greif Issue 11, and editor of Photo No-Nos (2021).

Apply

In order to apply for a placement in the workshop, please send us a zip file with:
1) a short cv,  2) up to 10 images (jpg format, maximum size 1024p, 72dpi) and  3) a statement.

You can send them via email: palmtreeworkshops@gmail.com

or
please fill in the form below:

Special features included in the price!

  • We encourage participants to arrive one day prior to the workshop beginning as we are offering a welcome dinner with local delicious food and wine from our organic garden. It’s a perfect occasion to meet all and enjoy dinner during sunset time at our veranda.

  • Breakfast and drinks are served during all days of the workshop.

  • You are welcomed to pick up any veggies or fruit from our organic garden.

  • A wonderful dinner is offered on the last day as a farewell to all the participants of the workshop.

Accommodation and practical information

  • We will be delighted to accommodate you at our Residence, please visit our website: www.thepalmtreeresidence.com

  • As our Residence cannot accommodate all participants, we encourage you to make your booking on time. A list of recommended hotels and rent rooms for different budgets located close to the workshop will be provided too.

  • Information for places to eat and drink within the village area will be given as well as local buses time tables, taxis, rent a car or scooter services, transportation from and to airport and harbor of Santorini, etc. We are here to make to provide you with all the necessary tips and facilities so please don’t hesitate to contact us for further requests.

Terms and conditions

  • There is a limited number of spaces on the workshop, the places will be sold on a first come basis.
  • We reserve the right to cancel this event when we do not reach the minimum number of participants. In the unlikely event of cancellation, participants will be given at least 1-week advance notice and a full refund.
  • If you decide to cancel for any reason, and notify us at least 40 days before the starting day of the workshop, we will reimburse all fees. After that time frame, you will lose your deposit.
  • The workshop fee does not include transport, accommodation or ground expenses.
  • Every participant has to bring it’s own equipment (camera and laptop).

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