Artist talk // Helga Theilgaard: Photography as Art – from vision to reality

Artist talk // 16:00 - 19:00

Talks with photographer Helga Theilgaard

Get a unique insight into the artist's working process from idea to completion, focusing on Helga Theilgaard's latest major photographic projects "The Rootless - we who are left" and "I'm here now". The talk will also introduce you to methods for obtaining financial support for your project through fundraising and collaboration with foundations, businesses, and sponsors. The talk is in Danish.

In the workshop you will learn:
• The process from vision to finished work
• Artistic considerations and necessary choices
• How to realise your photographic dream
• Basic fundraising tools
• The value of cross-stakeholder collaboration

About Helga Theilgaard
Artist, photographer and head of Theilgaard Academy. Over the past 15 years, she has made numerous exhibitions of her work, most recently with the project "The Rootless –We who are left" that toured Denmark in 2022 and "I ́m here now", which was shown as a solo exhibition during the Copenhagen Photo Festival the same year. She works with dissemination in art and photography through workshops, education programmes and lectures for budding and professional photographers offered by Theilgaard Academy. Trained as a photographer at Photographer for Her Majesty the Queen Rigmor Mydtskov and a student from Denmark's Photographic School of Visual Arts Fatamorgana.

There is room for a maximum of 15 participants at the event.

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About Theilgaard Academy
We teach photography because we feel the fire burning inside when we see a great picture. It's that fire we want to share with you. We do this through an intense development process focusing on photography as a personal tool to communicate, tell stories and create dialogue. We offer targeted workshops, masterclasses and programmes for budding and professional photographers, focusing on both the technical and artistic process that ignites the passion inside you.