Richard Renaldi: Building a Body of Work

Saturday and Sunday, March 30 - 31, 2019
11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m., both days

Aperture Foundation
547 West 27th Street, 4th Floor
New York, N.Y.

Photo by Bill Kotsatos

Join Richard Renaldi for a two-day workshop where participants will discuss the ideas and practices behind fostering a long-term photographic project. Students will need to bring to class one or two photographic series that they have been working on for some time, and should be looking for guidance on how to “grow” their project. Students will be asked to participate in a dialogue that is self-critical and encourages reflection. The instructor will make suggestions and provide tools to help build a strong and lasting photographic body of work. There will be an examination of both renowned and lesser-known photographic projects, as well as a deliberation regarding the “why” and inspiration behind the themes in each of the students’ work. Participants in this workshop will also be asked to remark upon and develop an opinion about their colleagues’ work.

Richard Renaldi was born in Chicago in 1968. He received a BFA in photography from New York University in 1990. He is represented by Benrubi Gallery in New York and Robert Morat Galerie in Berlin. Five monographs of his work have been published, including Richard Renaldi: Figure and Ground (Aperture, 2006); Fall River Boys (Charles Lane Press, 2009); Touching Strangers (Aperture, 2014); Manhattan Sunday (Aperture, 2016); and I Want Your Love (Super Labo, 2018). He was the recipient of a 2015 fellowship from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.

Are you an Aperture Member? Register today and receive a 10% discount on workshop tuition. See below for more details.

Objectives:

  • Build a set of goals that will help further advance your project(s)
  • Learn how to build a strong and lasting body of work
  • Be comfortable in explaining your project(s) to a group of people

Materials to bring:

  • Please bring one or two long-term projects. You may bring prints or send your image files to [email protected]

Tuition:

Tuition for this two-day workshop is $500 and includes lunch and light refreshments for both days.

Currently enrolled students and Aperture Members at the $250 level and above receive a 10% discount on workshop tuition. Please contact [email protected] for a discount code. Students will need to provide proper documentation of enrollment.

 
 

 
 

Registration ends on Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Contact [email protected] with any questions.

 
 

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Please refer to all information provided regarding individual workshop details and requirements. Registration in any workshop will constitute your agreement to the terms and conditions outlined.

Aperture workshops are intended for adults 18 years or older.

If the workshop includes lunch, attendees are asked to notify Aperture at the time of registration regarding any special dietary requirements. Please contact us at [email protected].

If participants choose to purchase Aperture publications during the workshop they will receive a 20% discount. Aperture Members of all levels will receive a 30% discount.

 

RELEASE AND WAIVER OF LIABILITY

Aperture reserves the right to take photographs or videos during the operation of any educational course or part thereof, and to use the resulting photographs and videos for promotional purposes.
        By booking a workshop with Aperture Foundation, participants agree to allow their likenesses to be used for promotional purposes and in media; participants who prefer that their likenesses not be used are asked to identify themselves to Aperture staff.

 

REFUND AND CANCELLATION

Aperture workshops must be paid for in advance by credit card, cash, or debit card. All fees are non-refundable if you should choose to withdraw from a workshop less than one month prior to its start date, unless we are able to fill your seat. In the event of a medical emergency, please provide a physician’s note stating the nature of the emergency, and Aperture will issue you a credit that can be applied to future workshops. Aperture reserves the right to cancel any workshop up to one week prior to the start date, in which case a full refund will be issued. A minimum of eight students is required to run a workshop.

 

LOST, STOLEN, OR DAMAGED EQUIPMENT, BOOKS, PRINTS, ETC.

Please act responsibly when using any equipment provided by Aperture or when in the presence of books, prints etc. belonging to other participants or the instructor(s). We recommend that refreshments be kept at a safe distance from all such objects.

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