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Book Sequencing Workshop with Kris Graves and Nelson Chan
Sunday, January 12, 10:00am – 4:00pm

Members: $170 (must be logged in to receive your discount)
Non Members: $200
Limit 20 students
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In recently years, the photobook has been cemented as something fundamental to the world of fine art photography. It’s no longer seen as just a major achievement for an artist, but accepted as the primary and final expression of one’s own work. That expression is often seen as the language created from images in sequential form and is paramount to a project, but is often difficult to execute or navigate. Creating an image sequence can often feel like you are trying to write a concise paragraph with the availability of only incomplete sentences. The goal of this workshop is to help shed light on this elusive, yet integral part of an image-maker’s process of making meaning and expanding on one’s photographic literacy.

Nelson Chan bio
Nelson Chan was born in New Jersey to immigrant parents from Hong Kong and Taiwan and has spent most of his life between the States and Hong Kong. Having grown up on two continents with unique cultures, this immigrant experience has influenced the majority of his work.

Nelson is a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design, where he received his BFA and a graduate of the University of Hartford, Hartford Art School, where he received his MFA. He has been exhibited nationally and internationally at institutions such as the Museum of Chinese in America, New York, NY; Boston Center for the Arts, Boston, MA; The Print Center, Philadelphia, PA; Kunstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany; and 798 Space, Beijing, China. His books are collected in the institutional libraries of the Harry Ransom Center, The MET, The Whitney, and MoMA.

Book publishing is a primary focus of Nelson’s studio practice and alongside Carl Wooley and Tim Carpenter, the three co-founded Brooklyn based, TIS books. Up until recently, Nelson was the former Production Manager of Aperture Foundation and recently moved to the Bay Area to take up an appointment as Assistant Professor at California College of the Arts.

Kris Graves bio
Kris Graves (b. 1982 New York, NY) is a photographer and publisher based in New York and London. He received his BFA in Visual Arts from S.U.N.Y. Purchase College and has been published and exhibited globally.

+KGP collaborates with artists to create limited edition publications and archival prints, focusing on contemporary photography and works on paper. We focus our publishing efforts on stories that empower the long forgotten and underrepresented.



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