Sep 152019
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Frame to Table: A Tabletop Styling and Photography Workshop

Learn how to finally get that Instagram-worthy shot of your dinner party table using products from West Elm!

Presenters: Robin Zachary Gokce Erenmemisoglu

Location: Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza

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  • Photoville

Build a photo-worthy place setting from the ground up with the guidance of Tabletop and Prop stylist Robin Zachary and product Photographer Gokce Erenmemisoglu, with the added bonus of a West Elm backdrop. Shooting on location at the beloved houseware store’s DUMBO location, students will have the opportunity to stage small scenes and table-scapes, while learning simple lighting and styling techniques.

Presenter Bios

  • Robin Zachary

    Robin Zachary

    Robin Zachary is a NYC-based Tabletop and Prop Stylist, and Educator who has lectured and taught at the New York Botanical Gardens, The Penumbra Foundation, and FIT. She is the Contributing Home Editor of Bridal Guide Magazine and formerly it’s Creative Director. Her clients span famous home product and food brands, national magazines, e-commerce and social media outlets. She loves designing creatively inspired tables and selecting just the right dishes, glassware, linens and props to tell a great story rich with history and personality.

    She is the creator of The Prop Styling Experience®, a unique hands-on workshop in-person and online for learning the creative and business aspects of the prop styling career. She hosts these workshops in her sun-drenched studio among her ever-growing, curated prop collection. Her book STYLING BEYOND INSTAGRAM: Take Your Prop Styling Skills from the Square to the Street (Schiffer Craft) will launch on July 29th.

  • Gokce Erenmemisoglu

    Gokce Erenmemisoglu

    Gokce Erenmemisoglu started his carrier in 1993. He has a Master of Fine Arts degree in Photography. Many of his commercial projects have received prestigious awards in international advertising competitions as Epica, Golden Drum, the Cannes Lions, and the New York Festivals Advertising Awards.

    Gokce’s food photography has been published in many cookbooks and with net: 425g by Gamze Bursa. In 2008, he won Best Cookbook Photography Award at the Gourmand competition in Paris. Five of Gokce’s images from the series Egg Yolk were chosen for exhibition on The FENCE in 2018. He won a Production Paradise Spotlight Award for Photographic Excellence in the Food category, with an image from his Egg Yolk series, also in 2018.

    Gokce started directing commercials in 2012. In 2017, he directed his first short film Limbo, which is a part of his long term project, and which is supported by both photography and film. Limbo was selected, screened, and received awards from nearly seventy festivals throughout the world, including the U.S., Italy, Spain, France, China and United Kingdom.

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  • Photoville


    Founded in 2011 in Brooklyn, NY, Photoville was built on the principles of addressing cultural equity and inclusion, which we are always striving for, by ensuring that the artists we exhibit are diverse in gender, class, and race.

    In pursuit of its mission, Photoville produces an annual, city-wide open air photography festival in New York City, a wide range of free educational community initiatives, and a nationwide program of public art exhibitions.

    By activating public spaces, amplifying visual storytellers, and creating unique and highly innovative exhibition and programming environments, we join the cause of nurturing a new lens of representation.

    Through creative partnerships with festivals, city agencies, and other nonprofit organizations, Photoville offers visual storytellers, educators, and students financial support, mentorship, and promotional & production resources, on a range of exhibition opportunities.

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