Collecting Photography with Zelda Cheatle

Prepare for Photo London with Zelda Cheatle – A Course on Collecting

 

In the lead up to Photo London 2018, we are delighted to announce the return of our exclusive course on collecting photography, led by curator, editor, lecturer and consultant Zelda Cheatle.

Aimed at seasoned collectors, as well as those who have begun, or are beginning to think about collecting photography the course will include talks, visits to private and museum collections, and practical handling of photographs. You will also explore photography at auction, in commercial galleries and how photography sits within the commercial art world. The six- session course will culminate in a private VIP tour of Photo London 2018.

The course will be hosted mostly on Monday evenings, 7pm – 9pm at a central London location, from Monday 26 March 2018 (except for the VIP day at Photo London on Wednesday 16 May, and the additional sessions on Saturday 19 May and Sunday 20 May).

 

 

Course Programme:

Monday 26 March – Introduction, handling and a history of collecting

Looking at a brief history of collecting, as well as how to view and handle various types of photographic prints

 

Monday 16 April – How to look after your collection

A presentation on photographic conservation, restoration and storage from the expert Angels Arribas

 

Monday 23 April – Private collection / studio visit

A visit to a private collection and/or a studio visit to a photographer’s studio

 

Monday 30 April – V&A collection visit (date TBC)

An inside view of the Senior Curators favourite works in the recently expanded Victoria and Albert Museum collection

 

Monday 14 May – Personal collecting, with guest speaker

In the last class before Photo London, participants will discuss personal collecting and how to shape and understand instinct, head and heart. Participants will also be given advance notice of exhibiting galleries, artists, works and the public programme at Photo London

 

Wednesday 16 May, all day – Photo London 2018 preview

First access private tour preview of the vast Fair and exhibitions at Photo London

 

ADDITIONAL: Saturday 19 May, afternoon – Peckham 24 Photography Festival

Optional visit and special tour by Zelda to Peckham24 photography festival, South East London

 

ADDITIONAL: Sunday 20 May, morning Photo London Collector’s Breakfast

Optional invitation to the Photo London Collector’s Breakfast at Somerset House – have the chance to meet other collectors, drink champagne and discuss photography

 

Cost: £850, six-session course, plus two additional sessions.

Places are limited, so early booking is recommended.

For further information, or to reserve a place on the course please email Tatjana LeBoff

 

 

Revive Your Knowledge with Zelda Cheatle – A Short Course on Collecting

 

Photo London returns to Somerset House next May 2018, and the curator, editor, lecturer and consultant Zelda Cheatle is offering the chance to contextualise the Fair with this short course on collecting.

This course includes the chance to discuss the participating galleries in depth before Photo London, share knowledge, visit a Museum collection together and go on a preview tour of Photo London. The course will aim to highlight the particular works and galleries of interest.

It will begin on Monday 30 April 2018, and culminate at Photo London on Wednesday 16 May 2018, with a VIP collector’s breakfast on Sunday 20 May.

 

Course Programme:

Monday 30 April  – V&A collection visit (date TBC)

A personal voyage through the Photography Collection by the senior curators at the recently expanded Victoria and Albert Museum collection. Privately hosted in the Print Room

 

Wednesday 16 May, all day – Photo London 2018 preview

Meet at Somerset House for discussion before going on a private first access preview tour of the vast Fair and exhibitions at Photo London

 

ADDITIONAL: Saturday 19 May, afternoon – Peckham 24 Photography Festival

Optional visit and special tour to Peckham24 photography festival, South East London

 

ADDITIONAL: Sunday 20 May, morning – Photo London Collector’s Breakfast

Optional invitation to the Photo London Collector’s Breakfast at Somerset House – have the chance to meet other collectors, drink champagne and discuss photography

 

Cost: £285, two-session short course, plus two additional sessions.

Places are limited, so early booking is recommended.

For further information, or to reserve a place on the course please email Tatjana LeBoff