The OGC x Photofusion Mentorship Award: Marie Smith

Last month we selected photograher and writer Marie Smith as winner of 2019 #TheOGCMentorship via Photofusion’s SALON/18- the photography centre’s annual membership salon exhibition. For the show Marie exhibited an image from her series ‘White Trainers’ – a photographic series where Marie revisits her childhood home 20 years after her father had committed suicide there. Marie explores…

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Island life Vs life as an Island -Joanne Coates

“Greenvoe, an exploration of island life versus We Live by Tha’ Water an exploration of the self as an island.”  – Current OGC Mentorship winner and recent Close Up V speaker Joanne Coates writes for us about documenting life on an island, the split narrative within her work and exploring her own mental health issues…   Greenvoe…

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Instagram for Professionals – Top Tips & Close Up V Review

Last month we held our 5th Close Up Talk investigating Instagram as an accessible career for visual artists. Hosted at Gallery Six at The Old Truman Brewery our audience heard from four industry professionals working in the field of photography and learned about their careers, experiences and advice on Instagram for professionals.    …

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The OGC Mentorship III: SHORTLIST

After heaps of applications, a bunch of website technical difficulties and a few too many coffees we’ve finally selected the shortlist for our third mentorship program. Below is a list of 13 artists (in alphabetical order only) who will now be viewed once again by  The OGC team and an independent…

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