天麟海外艺术创意启发中心 | 2012-03-01
Young People Get Photographic Perspective at
A top photographer from the East End of London is talking to more than 200 students at
Tom Hunter has been invited by
Mr Hunter is hoping to encourage his young audience which includes pupils from several
He will later talk to undergraduates from the University of the West of England at the Bower Ashton campus.
Under the umbrella of Boomsatsuma, a youth arts group begun at
Mr Curtis said: "From Hartcliffe to Henleaze, Bishopsworth to Stoke Bishop we want teenagers to record their views of their city and hope this will culminate in a touring exhibition and online collection."
Young people will be asked to capture the diversity of city life by taking photographs of bridges, boats, rivers, buildings, people, monuments, street art, night life, shops, road signs, theatres, factories, wildlife or just their own homes, he added.
The idea is supported by the Royal Photographic Society and the Creative Youth Network.
Mr Hunter is the first photographer to have a solo exhibition at the National Gallery.
He graduated from the London College of Printing in 1994 with a first class BA Hons degree and took his MA at the Royal College of Art,
During his career Mr Hunter has also has worked with the Royal Shakespeare Company and The V&A.