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A new culture of producing and consuming photographs is in place, challenging the profession of photographer as we once knew it. This is a confusing yet exciting moment, a time to re-think the need for and use of photography. How do we adapt to these changes, and how do we teach photography to the next generation?
During Landskrona Foto Festival 2018, Landskrona Foto in collaboration with Akademin Valand, Nordens Fotoskola, Munka Folkhögskola and Transformations offers a meetingplace for exchanging ideas and experiences, a place for networking.
The conference is open to anyone working with education and training in the eld of photography. It begins late afternoon on thursday the 13th of September and will continue until lunch time the day after. After the conference the regular festival program will begin with its internationla seminar, followed by exhibition openings and much more.
We are looking forward to see you in Landskrona
16.30 GUEST SPEAKERS: Lotte Sprengers (NL) och John Fleetwood (ZA)
Moderator: Rebecca Simons (FI)
We will kick off the educational seminar with an afternoon of inspiration mo- derated by Transformations, a project lead by Rebecca Simons (FI) exploring changes in photography. With her we have invited two guest speakers Lotte Sprengers (NL) and John Fleetwood (ZA), working in two di erent continents both are involved in innovative ways of educating photographers of tomor- row. They will share their ideas on what kind of educational opportunities are needed today and how photography could be taught for the future. Central will be questions around the role of photography as a tool for critical re ection and engagement. We will also talk about the need for diversi cation in photograp- hy, both in terms of variability of perspectives and multiformity of approaches.
The talks will include Q&A possibilities and are aimed to spark questions and conversations that will be picked up during the following day workshop.
19.00 PRE-DINNER DRINKS and MINGLING
19.30 DINNER at Hotel Öresund
You will get to share your experience and questions with other photography educators. Workshop is led by Kalle Sanner from Adademin Valand, Nygårds Karin Bengtsson from Munka Folkhögskola and Jonas Berggren from Nordens Fotoskola.
Is the Co-head of the Photography department at the Royal Academy of Art in the Netherlands. Together with her collegue Rob Hornstra she recently started a new master program called Photography & Society educating socially-engaged photographers of the 21st century. The core of Photography & Society is image-making and the programme challenges its students to foster encounters beyond photographic practice and utilize photography as a means to take part in global debate.
John Fleetwood is the director of Photo:, a photography platform for curatorial and educational projects that relate to the African continent. He is the convener for democraSEE, an award and mentorship programme for Southern African photographers. Fleetwood was the Head of the Market Photo Workshop from 2002-2015. He works closely with the Centres of Learning for Photography in Africa and other institutions of learning and mentorship. He was born and is based in Johannesburg, South Africa. phototool.co.za
Transformations is a project that stimulates critical reflection and debate on photography with the aim of defining the need of tomorrow’s photographers. Transformations has since 2016 been publishing monthly articles and organized brainstorms to gain insight into the state of photography. The publication Transformations: Exploring Changes in and Around Photography is released as an open source publication.
Read more about Tranformations.
1200 SEK if you register before the 30/6. 1500 SEK if you register after 30/6
Last day to register 20/8.
Please note that your registration for participation is binding.
(This price includes dinner, lunch and weekend festival ticket)
Questions may be addressed to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Landskrona Foto Festival
The Highlight of Photography in Scandinavia
14-23 September 2018
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