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J. Sybylla Smith – Concept Aware Workshop at Maine Media

March 25, 2019

J. Sybylla Smith

Concept Aware® Workshop at Maine Media Workshops provides a roadmap of creativity which enhances a photographer’s ability to problem-solve, innovate and analyze their own unique practice. Participants articulate and strengthen their visual voice. The result of an expanded and intentional visual fluency results in more impactful images. An increased awareness of how one sees directly impacts an artists’ ability to contextualize their work and to write and speak of their process with clarity.

The conceptual framework of Concept Aware® is a based on research in the fields of semiotics, education and the humanities. It’s clear structure and practical tools are applicable to the advanced student, emerging or established professional, and academic. Outlined are dynamic layers of choice and decision- making utilized when transforming an abstract idea into a project or body of work for exhibition or publication.

Specific stages within the creative process are isolated, lending an artist the ability to locate, and ground, their process along the continuum of creativity. Highlighted are the singular building blocks which support an inspired idea. Eight essential elements of creative practice are identified, illustrated utilizing examples within contemporary photography, and form a new foundation to view, inform and conduct one’s creative process.

Attendee Quote:

Sybylla Smith’s fine-tuned curriculum and expert facilitation guides attendees through a powerful enriching experience that bolsters confidence and insights into one’s own unique creative process.”  – Jon Wollenhaupt

Levels: Advanced
Workshop Fee: $995
Class Size: 12

To register for this workshop follow this link to Maine Media Workshops

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March 25, 2019
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Maine Media Workshop
70 Camden Street
Rockport, ME 04856 United States
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