Brenda Ann Kenneally is in Britain to run her first ever UK photography workshop at The Hinterlands in Devon on 24th June 2012. It’s a residential workshop to help photographers develop their stories. The workshop is run on a farm in Devon and everyone stay in yurts, eats nice food together and gets around the campfire. The Hinterlands are offering a free place to a student/recent graduate over the next week. It will be totally free scholarship for one student to come and stay, learn and eat at The Hinterlands in Devon. For more details head to Photographic immersion scholarship
Brenda Ann Kenneally has photographed and reported on American families over the past two decades, and has been recognised and supported by the W. Eugene Smith Grant in Humanistic Photography, the Mother Jones Documentary Fund, the Alicia Patterson Foundation and the Soros Criminal Justice Fellowship. Her book Money, Power, Respect won the Best Photojournalism Book at Pictures of The Year in 2006. Kenneally’s work for the past five years has been a look at coming of age in post-industrial America. An excerpt from Upstate Girls, won the 2009 World Press Photo Award for Daily Life Series. In 2006, she investigated the living conditions of families on the Gulf Coast on the first anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. The multimedia feature of Kenneally’s reporting won a Webby Award.
In July The Hinterlands is also working in partnership to present a series of talks in galleries across the UK, where Brenda Ann Kenneally will be joined by photographer Robert Knoth to discuss their current work. The pair will be at London’s Host Gallery on July 10th, Leed’s White Cloth Gallery on July 11th and in Bristol with Instant Coffees on July 12th.