DAAM, FTII to organise 10-day workshop on Fine Art Photography

Director, Archives, Archaeology & Museums, Munir-Ul-Islam, informed that during the workshop, top-notch professionals would tutor aspirants about various aspects of Fine Art imagery.

Directorate of Archives, Archaeology & Museums (DAAM) in collaboration with the Film and Television Institute of India, Pune (FTII) is scheduled to organise 10-day workshop on ‘Fine Art Photography’ at SPS Museum here from 4 November. 

Director, Archives, Archaeology & Museums, Munir-Ul-Islam, informed that during the workshop, top-notch professionals would tutor aspirants about various aspects of Fine Art imagery. 

The director said that the aim of the workshop is to enable mid-level professionals with the ability to more effectively express their own psychological identities, better integrate the subjectivity that is involved in aesthetic photography with the science of photography. “The workshop would be exclusively for 10 mid-level professionals—having two years’ experience of working as a fine art photographer or having a niche of exploring as a fine art photographer,” the organisers said in a statement.  

The organisers said, they would charge Rs 4000 from each participant.

The statement said the Department of Archives, Archaeology and Museums with its primary mandate to preserve the tangible heritage of Jammu and Kashmir is looking after 2-museums, 48-State protected monuments, three-Archives repositories, two-Museums. The department has its establishments in 3-divisions of the State. “The department has the distinction of possessing one of the oldest Archival Repositories in the sub-continent with record holdings dating back to Mughal period (1724 AD). There are two multipurpose museums one each at Jammu and Srinagar. Both the Museums are known for their collection world over,” the statement said. 

“Interested aspirants may send their resume along with their portfolio at rabia.qureshi@yahoo.co.in by Thursday (Ist November, 2018) or visit the DAAM office at SPS Museum, Lal Mandi, Srinagar,” the statement added.