Documentary as Socially Engaged Art, Dec 6-7 at Union Docs in Brooklyn

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December 6-7, I will be conducting a two-day workshop on documentary as socially engaged art at Union Docs collective in Brooklyn, NY. Event website is here. Other guest artists include the filmmaker Alix Lambert (The Mark of Cain,  Mentor) and a New York based artist and cinematographer Trevor Tweeten (The Impossible Image, with Richard Mosse). This new weekend intensive wrestles with the thorny question of how to craft artistic representations that are formally inventive but also socially relevant and usefully engaged with the individuals or communities documented in the work. Read more