Creative Photography with AISC

Children busy with their phones and moving around the classroom chaotically photographing everything they see. This was the scene during Vision Day, where the school was immersed in creative activities. As part of the American International School Chennai’s Vision Day, we had a fun 2- day workshop with the elementary school where the students exploredContinue reading “Creative Photography with AISC”

#TeenFilmAcademy -A filmmaking workshop

From reading scripts to making their own films, the #TeenFilmAcademy was a lockdown project where we invited students to learn filmmaking. Conducted by Ms. Sarabhi Ravichandran, the workshop followed for 5 weeks where students were trained to create their own films. The students were also taught editing using Davinci Resolve. The students were guided inContinue reading “#TeenFilmAcademy -A filmmaking workshop”

Exploring Masculinity, Questioning Realities.

Over the past few months, we’ve been working on a project with the Goethe-Institut on Masculinity. We had 10 students from Nalandaway Foundation as part of our pilot workshop on this topic. Hi! I’m Habiba, one of the educators at CPB Prism. I was the primary educator for this program and this workshop took placeContinue reading “Exploring Masculinity, Questioning Realities.”

Cyanotype at Kannagi Nagar with Shishu Shakti

March 6, 2021 We went to Kannagi Nagar to teach students from Shishu Shakti the printing process of Cyanotype, which uses chemicals and sunlight! As mentor Varun Gupta started off the workshop by explaining the process, our students were excited and curious to learn something new. They were able to understand and see other waysContinue reading “Cyanotype at Kannagi Nagar with Shishu Shakti”

A Photography workshop at Ajay Memorial Foundation – School for the hearing and speech impaired

We, at CPB Prism, got an opportunity to teach photography at the Ajay Memorial foundation earlier this month and this was our experience. We were engaged with the students for six classes in total and taught them the basics of photography. The workshop was designed to incorporate practical and theory classes. Some of the conceptsContinue reading “A Photography workshop at Ajay Memorial Foundation – School for the hearing and speech impaired”

What is Home? – Digital Photo Showcase, Part 2

(cont’d from Part 1) During the lockdown, students of the Nalandaway Foundation began exploring their environment and documenting their lives and relationships as part of a digital showcase. We also had a guest presenter Gurunathan Ramakrishnan showcase his work! A glimpse into the projects of the students: Madhumitha documented her surroundings and observed the peopleContinue reading “What is Home? – Digital Photo Showcase, Part 2”

What is Home? – Digital Photo Showcase, Part 1

Students from the Nalandaway foundation recently had their first-ever online exhibition with CPB Prism after attending a 7-week photography course, during which they were divided into two batches. For the past few months, students had been exploring and photographing their homes and loved ones while building up to a final project. The projects reloved around whatContinue reading “What is Home? – Digital Photo Showcase, Part 1”

It’s a wrap!

Last week, we wrapped up four of our photography workshops – #TeenPhotoAcademy Edition 2, #EyespywithCPB Level 2, NalandwayxCPB Prism TeenPhotoAcademy and EyeSpywithCPB . The students are now gearing towards their digital photo showcase in September. It was great to see the students explore their homes during lockdown and create interesting photographs of their space andContinue reading “It’s a wrap!”