Workshops

Since 2015 workshop sessions have been an integral part of Ivin's practice. He uses a variety workshop sessions to engage communities and individuals with projects. Sessions range from instant photography to creating unique personalised portraits, with emphasis on fun, reflection, stories and creativity.

Ivin also teaches technical photography courses at West Herts College, Watford.

Get in touch to book a session or answer any questions.

 Polaroid from refugee drop-in activity in East London as part of   Lingering Ghosts   project.

Polaroid from refugee drop-in activity in East London as part of Lingering Ghosts project.

 Image from an instant photography workshop for children in Liverpool, connected to  Lingering Ghosts  project.

Image from an instant photography workshop for children in Liverpool, connected to Lingering Ghosts project.

 Still from a  Collage Boards  workshop in Stoke-on-Trent as part of the  Settling Archive  project

Still from a Collage Boards workshop in Stoke-on-Trent as part of the Settling Archive project

 Collage boards from sessions in Stoke-on-Trent as part of  Settling Archive

Collage boards from sessions in Stoke-on-Trent as part of Settling Archive

 Light painting during a beginners photography course at  South Hill Park , Bracknell.

Light painting during a beginners photography course at South Hill Park, Bracknell.

 Light painting orb created during a beginners photogrpahy session.

Light painting orb created during a beginners photogrpahy session.

 Participant working on unquie, personalised portrait.

Participant working on unquie, personalised portrait.

  Playing with Portraits  workshop in full flow.

Playing with Portraits workshop in full flow.

 Image from a  Playing with Portraits  workshop, part of the  Settling Archive  &  Face of Stoke-on-Trent project.

Image from a Playing with Portraits workshop, part of the Settling Archive & Face of Stoke-on-Trent project.

 
 During a children's photography workshop connected with  Lingering Ghosts  project.

During a children's photography workshop connected with Lingering Ghosts project.

 Using compact cameras for street photography during a session for the  Settling Archive  project.

Using compact cameras for street photography during a session for the Settling Archive project.

 

Southsea Skatepark

Using Polaroids leftover from West Dean I created a 3x1 metre banner in collaboration with riders at Southsea Skatepark for Journeys Festival  - although I still am not sure if the banner was used. I spent a day with riders earlier this summer showing them how to use a Polaroid camera, and helping them write messages to welcome local refugees to the area.

The banner’s slogan, “I’m your friend wherever you go.” where was taken from one of the rider’s Polaroid cards.

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West Dean

Emerging Artist at West Dean Arts & Craft Festival

I was the ‘Emerging Artist of the Apple Store’ over the course of the Arts & Craft Festival, nearly 200 people took part, 128 Polaroid Cards made in total. Each with a unique Polaroid and message of welcome. Some cards had poignant & beautiful notes, others filled with stickers. The Cards will were displayed during @refugeeweekuk at Sanctuary in Chichester. Thank you to my amazing volunteers, Catharine & Brigitte (Brigitte pictured).

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