CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: Centers of Learning for Photography in Africa

Goethe-Institut South Africa, Johannesburg, South Africa
06 Mar 2015 - 06 Apr 2015

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: Centers of Learning for Photography in Africa

The Goethe-Institut Johannesburg, in collaboration with the Market Photo Workshop, offers two training courses and a curriculum development meeting on photography training in Johannesburg as part of the project “Centers of Learning for Photography in Africa (CLPA)”.

Training of Trainers of Photography
for beginners / 25 – 29 May 2015 in Johannesburg

Curriculum Development Meeting – training photography
for advanced trainers & educators / 01 – 02 June 2015 in Johannesburg

Who can apply? – Participants from all over the continent with English language proficiency. For detailed requirements see attached PDFs.

How to apply? – Please send your application to katarina.hedren@johannesburg.goethe.org no later than 06th of April 2015.

The aim of Centers of Learning for Photography in Africa is to contribute to the professionalisation of photography on the African continent by forming a strong educational resource network. The network of independent, well-equipped and self-sustainable training structures will facilitate training initiatives’ access to tools and content relating to curriculum-development, teaching methods, infrastructure and equipment.

The Goethe-Institut’s role of an incubator, entails providing financial, intellectual and infrastructural support during the first project phase. Such support mainly consists of designing, organizing and hosting training workshops and meetings in close collaboration with its main partner, the Market Photo Workshop. It also entails facilitating networking and exchange between learning institutions, educators and other practitioners in the field as well as conducting research on educational resources available online and offline, and improving their accessibility.

The project collective consists of representatives for photography training structures from across the continent and the African Diaspora, incl. Egypt, Sudan, Nigeria, South Africa and Germany.

Please find the call for applications and all relevant information on how to apply attached.
More information can be found on www.goethe.de/joburg.

Call Training of Trainers
Call Curriculum Development Meeting
Application Form


Katarina Hedrén
Project Coordinator
Centers of Learning for Photography in Africa

Goethe-Institut South Africa
119 Jan Smuts Avenue
Parkwood 2193
Johannesburg – South Africa



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