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CALL FOR APPLICATIONS | Course – Visual Thinking & Making 2022-23

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Main program dates: 1 Nov 2022 – 29 March 2023
Application deadline: 30 September 2022
Full Program details available here

What will this course cover?

Month 1 (NOV 1 – 27):
Critical history of photography
Visual Narrative
Visual Aesthetics

Month 2 (28 NOV – 27 DEC):
Project field work I

Month 3 (28 DEC 2022 – 24 JAN 2023):
Writing Workshop – I
Critical thinking and reading on photography
Craft of writing proposals, artist statements
Editing Workshop

Month 4 (25 JAN – 28 FEB):
Project field work II

Month 5 (1 – 29 MARCH):
PhotoBook 101
Exhibition Design
Online Portfolio
Marketing and funding
Final showcase

30 Sep : Application deadline
12 Oct : Announcement of the selected participants
1 Nov : Beginning of the Program
29 March 2023 : End of the Program


  • There are a maximum of 12 seats for the program this year
  • Application is open to all nationalities across South Asia. However, the priority will be given to Nepali applicants (10 Nepalis + 2 Internationals).
  • The program is designed for young practitioners with a minimum 3-5 years of experience.
  • Tuition fee: NPR 70,000 (to be paid in 2 installments – 75% + 25%) for Nepali participants; USD 1000 for non-Nepali participants.
  • International students are responsible for their own local expenses including travel and accommodation. can help to find local accommodation.
  • One deserving Nepali participant will be awarded a full tuition fee waiver and a second Nepali participant will receive a 50% tuition fee waiver.
  • The majority of classes will happen in person.

Tanvi Mishra
NayanTara Gurung Kakshapati
Valentina Abenavoli
Diwas Raja KC
Sabih Ahmed
Uma Bista
Shikhar Bhattarai
Prasiit Sthapit
Kishor Sharma
Bunu Dhungana
Sagar Chhetri

Please submit the following to by 30 September 2022:

  • A letter of motivation that tells us about yourself and why you wish to participate in this program. (300 – 500 words)
  • An updated CV
  • A portfolio of 15-20 images that demonstrates your storytelling abilities (single images will not be accepted). Files should be 1000px on the longest side, 72 dpi, named as LASTNAME_01.jpg.

For questions/concerns/confusions regarding the program and its application procedures, please do not hesitate to contact:
Sagar Chhetri – Program Coordinator /
+9779808380219 (WhatsApp)