Which landscapes make up our images?; What do they involve?; Which repercussions do the photographs produce, accumulate, consume and disseminate imply? The workshop proposal will be carried out from a double perspective, in which the review of some of the most significant projects of recent years (their diversity of approaches, processes and practices) will be intertwined with reflection on the work that the attendees to the course they want to share to delve into the issues that the images put into play.
Workshop hel in cooperation with FUGA, where Marta Dahó teaches the Project Monitoring course.
Saturday 21 November from 10 am to 2 pm and from 4 to 8 pm
Minimum of participants: 6
Maximum number of participants: 15
The increasing urban expansion and the sharpening of the processes of economic globalization have been imposing certain ways of experiencing and understanding the territories that we inhabit —or we would like to inhabit— in close relation with the images that are in circulation. In this context, numerous artistic projects have tried precisely to rescue that material history that accompanies the feedback between the territories and the technology at the service of image production.
This workshop, designed for all those who, from artistic practice, research or curatorship, have been interested in the split between landscape and territory, proposes to work from a double perspective: the review of some of the most significant projects in recent years. years (its diversity of approaches, processes and practices) and the reflection around the works that those attending the course want to share in order to delve into the issues that they put into play.
Marta Dahó is an exhibition curator with a career marked by her interest in photographic practices. PhD in Art History and Master in Advanced Studies in Art History from the UB, she is associated with the Art Globalization and Interculturality (AGI) group. His curatorial projects include the Stephen Shore retrospective (Fundación Mapfre, 2014) and the Graciela Iturbide retrospective (Fundación Mapfre, 2009). More recently it has presented: Setze barris. Mil Ciutats, El Borsí, Barcelona (2019); Photographs with public space. National Photography Collection. Government of Catalonia, Arts Santa Mònica (2018-2017). He has also collaborated with various festivals where he has curated: An idea of Europe (Festival Fotofreo, 2010), Gioia ¿? Gioia (Festival di fotografia di Roma, 2009) and Talent Latent (Festival Scan, 2008). Since 2006 he combines the curatorship with teaching (Idep, Elisava, Fuga).
1. Aleix Plademunt, “Data center, 22.500 m2. Digital Realty Trus Company”, del projecte Virtual Spaces (2011). Cortesia de l’artista 2. Aleix Plademunt, “Abocador de material informàtic”, del projecte Virtual Spaces (2011). Cortesia de l’artista 3. Ignacio Acosta, Satellite views of Chuquicamata corporate mining town. Atacama Desert, Chile, (c. 2011). Cortesia de l’artista