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LUISS Guido Carli

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Photography workshop

Workshop di fotografia

Contemporary photography

Photographer Anna Di Prospero explores the evolution of storytelling through images, analyzing the work of important artists from the world of contemporary photography. In doing so, she aims to provide students with new tools to read, interpret, create and narrate.

Throughout the course, Di Prospero will place particular emphasis on developments in experimental photography, storytelling and on the influence of social media on perception and distortion of reality. Upon completion of the workshop, students will better understand contemporary photography and be able to develop their own ideas and narrative skills.

To elaborate and develop theoretic concepts, students will be invited to participate in simple photographic exercises to be presented and discussed during lessons. As a final project, students will present a single photograph on a theme assigned during the course.

Calendar

  • 11/10/2016: Experimental photography, research instruments and critical skills to understand the present
  • 18/10/2016: Self-portraits and representing one's self, from introspective photography to the selfie
  • 26/10/2016  The power of social media, a contemporry instrument of communcation and visual expression
  • 03/11/2016: Journalistic photography and storytelling, faithful representation or distortion of reality? In collaboration with the storytelling workshop
  • 08/11/2016: Planning a photography series, from creating a subject to storytelling through images
  • 15/11/2016: Post-production in the digital era, the evolution of photographic language and an extension of the creative process
  • 24/11/2016: Final presentations in collaboration with the storytelling workshop

Beginners are welcome to participate.

Students will use both digital and analog cameras for their projects.

Sessions are held in room 308 C (Aula Blu) on the Viale Romania campus from 7:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.

Interested students that are able to come to all sessions may register before October 5, 2016 by sending an email to attivitaculturali@luiss.it (including a phone number) from their LUISS email address.

The course has thirty available slots and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.