Photo Synthesis Photographers Exhibit Work

Photo Synthesis Photography by Aleksandra Zagozda

Coventry University’s photography students have produced an amazing exhibition of their work for the Cov Degree Show as part of their third and final year. The nine students, who are destined to graduate from the course, created the exhibition titled Photo Synthesis. This display is currently available for viewing in Coventry School of Art and Design’s Lanchester Gallery, and is open to anyone for free.

Photo Sythesis, meaning the unified presentation of the students group work, was designed to ‘celebrate passion and originality in photography, and aims to reflect the commitment and enthusiasm of the group to their practice as well as a variety of styles and genres‘, as described in their press release.

Writes Jon Dudley…

Photographers in the group include Marta Kochanek, who completed an internship in New York with world-renowned photographer Annie Leibvitz. Harpeet Kara is another student, who spent five years working between Tokyo and the Vatican city.

The exhibition has been selected and shortlisted for awards internationally, such as the Luceo Student Project, the Saatchi Gallery Art Competition and the Photography Gala Awards Worldwide.

Paul Smith, course director for BA Photography at Coventry University, said:

“There has never been a more challenging and exciting time to embrace the photographic medium, and this is reflected in the work that these graduates have produced. Their images
offer a fresh approach to this traditional medium, and I’m confident that this group of talented individuals is leaving the course with the knowledge, skills and ability to succeed in their chosen
field.”

The University’s BA Photography course,  has recently won worldwide acclaim for its unique approach to promoting itself and its students through social media. Earlier this year it became the first university course in the world to offer an app through which anyone can take part in its degree classes free of charge.

To learn more about the students’ Photo Synthesis exhibition, please visit www.phosyn.org.uk.

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