September 12/13, 2020, 10 am–6 pm
Self-publishing, publishing, concept, design, editing, sequencing, production, distribution
September 12: Meeting at 10 am. Delphine Bedel will give an introduction and presentation to the topic. Questions of the participants will be answered. Afterwards the participants' works will be the subject of collective discussion.
September 13: Meeting at 10 am. Focus on participants projects.
Participants are asked to bring any material (images, texts, books etc.) relevant to their projects this can be as simple as black-and-white photocopies or a USB stick. Bring your own laptop and one will be available on site as a backup.
Fotografie Forum Frankfurt
Join Delphine Bedel for a two-day self-publishing workshop conceived for photographers, artists, designers, writers, and students interested in publishing their own book or becoming (self-)publishers.
During the first part of the workshop, Bedel will present her feminist methodologies to develop a publishing project, as well as an overview of contemporary publishing practices in art and design. From concept, design, editing, sequencing, production, and distribution, this session will cover various self-publishing models, modes of distribution, as well as feminist and intersectional methodologies in publishing.
For the second part of the workshop, the focus is on the participant’s own publishing projects and ideas, providing tools and insights to kickstart their project.
Delphine Bedel is an artist, lecturer, curator and editorial director, specialised in emerging practices in visual culture, design and publishing. Known for her cutting-edge publications and feminist education projects, she works with leading cultural institutions, museums and art and design academies. She founded Meta/Books, a publishing and curatorial platform. Bedel is a member the German Photographic Academy (DFA). She serves as a jury member, lecturer and portfolio reviewer for photography festivals including Paris Photo, Contact Festival Toronto, C/O Berlin Award, Futures, Plat(t)form Fotomuseum Winterthur, Unseen Book Dummy Award, Kassel Photobook Award, EyeEm Festival, Luma Rencontres Dummy Book Award, Photobookfest Book Dummy Award, Moscow, Fotodepartament St Petersburg, Maison Européenne de la Photographie Paris, Rush Photobook Marseille, Institut pour la Photographie, Lille, etc. Her research focuses on the legacy of women photographers and their editorial practices, and she contributes to books and magazines. She teaches publishing in various art and design academies in Europe since 2008, including the Design Academy Eindhoven, Sandberg Institute, Amsterdam, Piet Zwart Institute Rotterdam, Kassel Kunsthochschule, Akademie der Kunst Berlin, Geneva University of Art and Design, etc. She is currently teaching at the Royal Academy of the Arts, The Hague (NL). Her work is exhibited internationally.
After the submission of your data we will send you a confirmation by e-mail. This e-mail also includes the bank information for the transfer of the workshop fee. Your payment should reach our account fourteen days before the start of the workshop and is necessary for the participation. In the event of your absence without prior notice of at least 14 days we can unfortunately not refund the fee of the workshop.
Do not hesitate to contact us by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone at +49 (0) 69 291726 if you have any questions regarding workshop schedule, registration or payment.