Apr 08 - 10 2016


72 Salaminos str.
104 35 Athens

Photograph by Nicolas Haeni

Application Deadline: Extended until March 28th 2016

Atopos BlahBlahBlah, a program of events, performances, workshops and discussions launched in 2015 as part of the research for the UNLOCKED book and exhibition, continues with Bruno Ceschel and Self Publish Be Happy. On April 8th the founder of SPBH presented a SPBH TV exhibition with video installations and projections along with the launch of his book Self Publish, Be Happy: A DIY Photobook Manifesto and Manual (Aperture Foundation) in Athens whereas on April 9th and 10th a two-day intensive SPBH workshop took place at ATOPOS cvc. The workshop was conceived for people interested in publishing their own photography book and all the participants had been given the necessary tools and insight to become publisher of their own publication. The class had covered the varied contemporary publishing ‘models,’ from the zine to the traditional perfect-bound photography book. The workshop ended with the presentation of the newly designed photography books.

About the workshop
The workshop is offered free of charge and will take place on Saturday April 9th and Sunday April 10th.
-No more than 15 applicants will be selected to participate in the workshop.
-The workshop is addressed to professional photographers, artists or designers.
-All applicants should be experienced users of Adobe In-Design or other publishing software.
-All applicants will be notified through mail until April 4th

Open Call SPBH Workshop at Atopos cvc gr.
-The workshop will take place in English.

How to apply
To register send an email to info@atopos.gr (Subject: SPBH Workshop at ATOPOS cvc – Application) until March 20th including the following information in English:
Full name, mobile phone,  e-mail, website (if applicable), a short bio (100 words maximum) and a pdf file with a selection of 15 images the applicant would like to make into a book (72dpi, minimum 720pixels width). Part of the material should have as reference the following themes: sexuality, gender, body, nudity.

About Self Publish Be Happy
Self Publish, Be Happy is a London-based organisation founded by Bruno Ceschel in 2010 that collects, studies and celebrates self-published photobooks through an ongoing programme of workshops, live events and on/offline projects. Self Publish, Be Happy has organised events at a number of institutions around the world, including Tate Modern, The Photographer’s Gallery, ICA, Serpentine Galleries, C/O Berlin, Aperture Foundation and Kunsthal Charlottenborg amongst others.

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