Faces, Masks and Narrative: Contemporary Self-Portraiture

Course Code: 21WCEPO007

Dates: January 25 - April 5, 2021

Meets: M from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM

Tuition: $650

This class looks closely at expression, gesture, performance and narrative in self-portraiture. Through weekly assignments, students experiment with different approaches to self-portraiture, become more comfortable in-front of the camera lens, and develop a visual language to express themselves through their photographic work.

Prerequisite: Intermediate

You are familiar with a camera, whether its film or digital. You have an understanding ofaperture, shutter speed, white balance, and are comfortable editing and processing your images.You may want to learn how to utilize your camera in a more thoughtful and articulate way, or learn more about lighting, or theoretical concepts in relation to your portfolio of work.

Courses are subject to minimum enrollment. Please register early, within five days of the start-date, to reduce the likelihood of course cancellation and to ensure you receive all course-related materials in time to prepare for class.

Stacy Mehrfar
Image: Stacy Mehrfar , Self-Portrait
Fee: $650.00
Hours:30.00

Call us at 212-857-0001 to see if you qualify for a discount on this course.

Stacy Mehrfar

Faculty Bio
Date Day Time Location
01/25/2021Monday6:30 PM to 9:30 PM Online Zoom Classroom
02/01/2021Monday6:30 PM to 9:30 PM Online Zoom Classroom
02/08/2021Monday6:30 PM to 9:30 PM Online Zoom Classroom
02/22/2021Monday6:30 PM to 9:30 PM Online Zoom Classroom
03/01/2021Monday6:30 PM to 9:30 PM Online Zoom Classroom
03/08/2021Monday6:30 PM to 9:30 PM Online Zoom Classroom
03/15/2021Monday6:30 PM to 9:30 PM Online Zoom Classroom
03/22/2021Monday6:30 PM to 9:30 PM Online Zoom Classroom
03/29/2021Monday6:30 PM to 9:30 PM Online Zoom Classroom
04/05/2021Monday6:30 PM to 9:30 PM Online Zoom Classroom

For the first day of class please prepare a folder with your name on it. In the folder please add 2-5 of your best successes and 2-5 of your images that you feel are failures. These can be self portraits or other portraits you've taken that show your style. Also add 2-5 examples (jpgs) of other artist's works that you love and 2-5 that you don't. (These can be photographs, paintings, or any other two dimensional works). The instructor will be in touch with a request to send the folder a few days before the class starts.

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