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Teacher's Photography Day


Street Level invites you to a participate in a Teachers’ Photography Day focusing on contemporary Scottish photography and to discuss Street Level’s role in supporting the delivery of the new Higher Photography qualification.

Street Level Photoworks is a leading photography arts organisation based in Glasgow that provides artists and the public with a range of opportunities to make and engage with photography. It is a gallery and an open access photographic production facility.

Aims of the day

With the increasing interest in photography in secondary schools in Scotland, this event is designed to give teachers a greater insight into the factors which influence photographic practice within a Scottish context. Street Level are keen to form partnerships with schools with a view to offering online resources and bespoke workshops for pupils and teachers.

Two leading practitioners, Jeremy Sutton-Hibbert and Arpita Shah will share their creative and technical experiences of fine art / documentary / reportage photography. Both adopt contrasting styles and approaches in their work covering themes such as identity, migration, travel, religion, culture and environmental issues.

Cost: £70 (Lunch & Refreshments Included)
To enquire about payment by invoice please contact: providing name of teacher, name of school/educational establishment.


9.30am - Registration

10:00 - 10:45 - Introduction by Street Level Director, Malcolm Dickson. Followed by a tour of current exhibition and gallery spaces

11.00 - 12.00 - Presentation by Jeremy Sutton-Hibbert with Q & A

12:00 - 13:00 - Lunch

13:15 - 14:15 - Presentation by Arpita Shah with Q & A

14:15 - 14:45 - Talk – How Street Level can support delivery of Higher Photography, Iseult Timmermans, Street Level’s Education and Facilities Co-ordinator.

14:45 - 15:30 - Panel discussion chaired by Susan Breckenridge - ‘Photography in the classroom’

15:30 - 16:00 - Informal Networking

Banner Images: (Left) © Arpita Shah / (Right) © Jeremy Sutton-Hibbert

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