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Home movies bring to life some of our most precious memories. They allow you to watch your first-born child blow out their 1st birthday candles again or watch your grandfather fish at the family lake house. Stored on VHS tapes, super 8 films, and more recently, digital media, these flickering moments come to life in ways that still photographs simply can’t.
As technologies advance and transform, our access to and methods of watching home movies change and become less straightforward. Antiquated technologies lead to boxes of film reels and VHS tapes forgotten in the shadows of our homes. Artists have since rescued these materials from attics and basements as well as second-hand shops.
In From Super8 to VHS: Contemporary Artists Intervene in Home Movies, students will learn about the innovative ways that contemporary artists reinvent home movies, both in the nostalgic subject matter and the physicality of the film material, flickering new life into forgotten footage. Over two class sessions, students will grow their visual language and understanding of photographic theory and expand their knowledge of art history.
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Withdrawal and transfer requests must be sent to [email protected] seven calendar days before the start of a class. All requests are subject to a non-refundable $25 fee. Refunds or credits will not be available after the seven-day grace period. Houston Center for Photography cannot accommodate refunds for life events beyond our control.
Houston Center for Photography reserves the right to cancel classes at any point due to under-enrollment. A full credit or refund will be issued.
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Through the Learning Center, Houston Center for Photography offers over 300 workshops to the general public each year. We present workshops for both film and digital photographers of all levels.
Photographers can choose topics they are interested in or follow a curriculum guide to learn the basics of...
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At the dusk of the Middle Ages, France and Europe experienced an unprecedented era of renewal and change (renaissance means rebirth). Through the 16th century, France took art and literature to new heights and shaped its early national identity, while stunning châteaux sprang up all around the country. Although the humanistic dreams of the era’s...
Sunday Sep 26th, 1pm - 3pm Pacific Time
Full Course Title: How to Advocate for Transformative & Intersectional Policy Solutions to Prevent Hate Crimes In this workshop, participants will learn about transformative and intersectional policy solutions to prevent hate crimes. Within this workshop, we will discuss cross-sector policy solutions that can work to prevent violence and create...
Tuesday Sep 28th, 1pm - 2:45pm Eastern Time
The Los Angeles Center of Photography is thrilled to produce an ongoing series on the history of photography. The series, typically offered the second Friday of each month, will be divided into the genres of photography. This year features street photography, still life, landscape, documentary, and more. Schedule: Friday, February 12, 3 pm, PST – Street...
Tuesday Oct 26th, 5pm - 6:30pm Pacific Time
The reign of King Louis XIV is unanimously considered to be an exceptional period of French influence in Europe. Between the rise of absolute monarchy and the emergence of a modern, centralized state, the 17th century or “le Grand Siècle” is definitely that of France. Artists, writers, intellectuals, architects and decorators at Versailles all...
Sunday Oct 3rd, 1pm - 3pm Pacific Time
at General Assembly -
When you design or engineer a product, you believe that it will have a positive impact on your target market. But do you have the resources to think about how your technologies might affect society as a whole? This evening workshop will introduce you to the basics of ethical thinking and will help you implement ethics in your working day. ***This...
Tuesday Oct 5th, 1pm - 3:30pm Eastern Time
Napoléon Bonaparte, who died exactly 200 years ago this year, is one of the most famous historical characters of all time and an endlessly fascinating and divisive figure. A child of the French Revolution, a military genius and a brilliant reformer of the state – or a mass murderer, depending on who you ask, he left behind a legacy still hotly debated...
Sunday Oct 10th, 1pm - 3pm Pacific Time
An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Anti-Asian incidents of aggression and violence could stem from layers of cultural misunderstanding. Gain an understanding of recent reports of Anti-Asian hate crimes, with Wolf, an intercultural consultant. Hear a few personal stories and engage in a discussion about the different cultural perspectives...
Wednesday Oct 13th, 7pm - 9pm Central Time
Sociology and Social Control: an Introduction to Émile Durkheim For the pioneering sociologist Émile Durkheim, modern Western society was wracked by a seeming paradox: the more autonomous individuals become, freed from old forms of social control, the more they come to depend on society and the bonds that unite its members. But, what makes a society...
Monday Oct 18th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm Eastern Time(4 sessions)
Is Sexual Liberation Possible? Freedom, Repression, and Capitalism Is sexual “liberation” possible in a capitalist society? Or, is repression, beyond any political impediments to sexual freedom, an inescapable function of the structure of capitalism—of laboring, domestic reproduction, and commercialization? Can anything be done to improve the...
Wednesday Oct 20th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm Eastern Time(4 sessions)
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