Podcast by School Of Visual Arts
Grace Ekpu on 'Africans telling their own stories'
If you've ever wondered "are great pictures enough?" you'll find this to be a very resourceful conversation with the outstanding visual storyteller/journalist: Grace Ekpu. In this episode of SOVA, Grace pours out her truths about the inspiration behind her advocacy for Africans telling their own stories. A dynamic creative and BBC Senior Journalist, Grace also shares helpful tips, aspiring and professional visual artists should consider as they progress in the industry. Highly recommended for emerging visual journalists and documentary photographers.
Tom Saater : The mind of the Photo-journalist
What difference does it make to be empathetic in photojournalism ?
In his journey so far as a photographer, Tom has encountered life changing experiences as he often comes face to face with difficult realities and victims of social menaces.
In conversation with Ben, he reflects on the intersection of photography, empathy, kindness & mental health.
You never expect such a vulnerable discuss from a celebrated Photographer like Tom.
This episode is highly recommended for creatives who despite career success, often go through moments of feeling lost or uncertain.
Ayanfe on "Photography as a side hustle"
Olarinde Olayemi Ayanfeoluwa is a young visual artist who adopts photography as one of her mediums of visual expression and a side venture.
On this episode of the School of Visual Arts Podcast on Photography, Ayanfe shares her struggles to sustain her practice as an artist and how photography is both profitable and experimental.
This episode is highly recommended for young visual artists or student photographers.
August Udoh on 'Paying the Bills' with Photography
Whether you're a starter or professional in the world of photography, it's important to "pay the bills" with your business. In this episode of SOVA hear August Udoh share insights on this and the importance of active photography associations in regulating prices, taxes and ensuring creatives don't only feed from hand to mouth.
Bernard Kalu on "Photography against all odds"
How does the lifestyle and mindset of a photographer affect his or her well being as a creative in and out of the crisis? How do you go about street photography in COVID times? Can one pay "the bills" with street photography?
Get Bernard's views that help answer these questions and more in this episode of SOVA Podcast on Photography with host: Benita Nnachortam.
Tolani Alli on ''My Introduction To Photography''
In this episode of SOVA Podcast on Photography, our host; Ben begins her story on her journey into professional photography. The episode also introduces the Dean of SOVA series on photography to be Tolani Alli. The S.A on Photography to the President of Nigeria also gives us an insight into the power of storytelling and duties of photographers in these times of the COVID-19 pandemic. She shares this over an unscripted phone chat with Ben.