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TRASATLÁNTICA PHOTOESPAÑA TRAVELS TO ASIA FOR THE FIRST TIME WITH A VIEWING OF PORFOLIOS IN MANILA

TRASATLÁNTICA PHOTOESPAÑA TRAVELS TO ASIA FOR THE FIRST TIME WITH A VIEWING OF PORFOLIOS IN MANILA

PHotoEspaña and the Spanish Agency for Development Cooperation (AECID), with the collaboration of the Embassy of Spain in the Philippines, the Cervantes Institute and Pioneer Studios organize between July 17 and 20 a complete program of activities that includes two viewing sessions portfolio, a conference and a workshop

The 20 participants selected after a previous call will hold individual meetings with prestigious art curators, photography editors and representatives of cultural institutions

Maria Joselina de la Cruz, Eva Mcgovern, Jungmin Lee, Ana Morales, and Zhuang Wubin will participate as visionaries

The works selected in the viewings will be part of a collective exhibition that will be included in the Official Section of PHotoESPAÑA 2018 and will be eligible for the Discoveries Award

Trasatlántica PHotoESPAÑA will travel to the Asian continent for the first time with a complete program of activities to be held in Manila from July 17 to 20. Trasatlántica faces its tenth anniversary by expanding its network of collaborators and its offer.

Thus, on this occasion, together with professional activities, Trasatlántica wants to reach the academic field by offering a training aspect, which is possible thanks to the involvement of the De la Salle University. College of Saint Benilde in Manila that will host two activities.

On this occasion, the Spanish Embassy in the Philippines, the Cervantes Institute and Pioneer Studios also join the collaboration of the Spanish Agency for International Cooperation (AECID). All of them entities that have collaborated to make possible the two sessions of portfolio viewings, the workshop and the conference that will be held in the Philippine capital.

Pioneer Studios will host two portfolio viewing sessions on July 19 and 20. Viewings offer, for the first time, photographers born or resident in the Philippines the opportunity to present their work to international experts specializing in the field of photography.

During these meetings, photographers will receive suggestions, comments on their work and advice on possible career opportunities. All of them, together with the works presented in the portfolio reviews of Madrid, Casablanca and São Paulo, will compete for the PHE18 Discoveries Award. In addition, a selection of the works that participate in the viewing will be part of a collective exhibition that can be seen in the Official Section of PHotoESPAÑA 2018.

The specialists who will participate in the portfolio viewing are: Maria Joselina de la Cruz, director and curator of the Museum of Art and Design of Manila; Eva Mcgovern, independent curator, Jungmin Lee, curator of Seoul Lunar Photo, South Korea, Ana Morales, director of production and programs of PHotoESPAÑA and Zhuang wubin, curator, writer and artist, Singapore.

The following will participate in the portfolio viewing: Aeson Baldevia, Arthur. Perset, Carlo Gabuco, Christian Tablazon, Czar Kristoff, Dennese Victoria, Erin Noir, Francisco Guerrero, Frank Callaghan, Gerome Soriano, Gian Cruz, Isabella May C. Montano, Jay Ganzon, Karl Castro
Kat C. Palasi, Linus Escandor Mmyu, Veejay Villafranca, Gerald Gloton and Daniel Vicedo.

Likewise, the De la Salle University. College of Saint Benilde in Manila will be the setting for academic activities.

On July 17 it will be held at the De la Salle University School of Design and Art. College of Saint Benilde de Manila a conference around the book Photography in Southeast Asia: A survey, by Zhuang Wubin. This work explores the evolution of photography in ten countries in the region. During the conference, the author will present the main theses of his book and will raise some questions about the place that photography occupies in the Philippine context.

On July 18, the curator of Seoul Lunar Photo Korea del Sur, Jungmin Lee and Ana Morales, director of production and programs of PHotoESPAÑA, will offer a workshop in which they will reveal the keys to present a portfolio. In this workshop, tools will be offered to present projects effectively and learn to value and highlight our work in front of the visionaries.

Trasatlántica: 10 years promoting the encounter between photography professionals
In 2009, from the hand of PHotoESPAÑA, Trasatlántica PHotoEspaña was born, a photography and visual arts forum to promote professional meetings, create work networks in the field of photography and visual arts, and contribute to the dissemination of photography exhibitions. and visual arts of artists.

Latin America was the first stop where this forum began to develop its activity, opening the doors to new voices in photography in Argentina, Brazil, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, the United States, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Peru, Dominican Republic, Uruguay and Venezuela.

In 2016 Trasatlántica arrived on the African continent with a screening session in Dakar and this year, in addition to returning to Africa, with a screening in Casablanca to be held in October, it arrives for the first time in Asia with the program to be held in Manila, demonstrating the commitment of this international forum with the dissemination of photography and the visual arts around the world.

 

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