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Juergen Teller Teaches Masterclass At Istituto Marangoni London

World-renowned photographer Juergen Teller will teach a Masterclass in photography at the prestigious fashion and design school, Istituto Marangoni in Shoreditch on Friday 2nd February 2024 at 4pm.

Juergen Teller is the star of a minority group of internationally acclaimed photographers who are highly regarded in both commercial photography and contemporary art. Having gained prominence in the early 1990s, Teller is best known for his candid portraits of celebrities, innovative fashion editorials and distinctive campaigns for designers such as Saint Laurent, Marc Jacobs, Vivienne Westwood and Loewe. Notables Teller has photographed include Cindy Sherman, Kristen McMenamy, Kate Moss, Sofia Coppola, Vivienne Westwood, Kurt Cobain, David Hockney, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Kim Kardashian, Kanye West, Boris Mikhailov, William Eggleston and many others. He has also directed several fashion films, shorts and artist videos, and published over 40 artist books, made in collaboration with Gerhard Steidl of Steidl Verlag, Gottingen over the last twenty years.

This Masterclass will consist of a presentation on fashion photography and Juergen’s work, including his Handbags series and W Magazine Best Performances portraits, followed by a Q&A with the Fashion Styling, Creative Direction and Visual Merchandising Programme Leader, Nicola Favaron. Students will have the chance to speak with Teller during the session.

Valérie Berdah-Levy, London School Director, said “We are thrilled to have an iconic, international photographer such as Juergen Teller speak to students and inspire them for the future of fashion. Teller is an acclaimed and revered photographer, and we are honoured to share his insights, and experience with the students at Istituto Marangoni London”.

Bianca Saunders joined prestigious fashion and design school Istituto Marangoni as their newest Mentor this year. Bianca joins a cadre of esteemed mentors at the London school, who have included Grace Wales Bonner and Katie Grand in London, and Olivier Rousteing of Balmain for the Paris school. Saunders is an award-winning designer and the Creative Director of the Bianca Saunders label. In 2018, Bianca Saunders was selected by the British Fashion Council as ‘One To Watch’. Since the inception of her brand, Bianca has been awarded a wealth of titles and accolades, including being selected for the 2019 & 2020 Dazed 100 list and Forbes’ ‘30 Under 30’ 2020 list. She won British Fashion Council's ' New Establishment Menswear Designer' award in December, The 32nd Andam Grand Prix Fashion Award in 2021 and was most recently included in the Business of Fashion’s (BoF) top 500 in 2023.

To learn more about Istituto Marangoni, please visit their website: and Instagram at @IstitutoMarangoni_London.


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