Through 6 short conversations, people who work with photography in a variety of fields such as education, communication, artistic practice and medicine will share their work and projects. Some themes that will be covered are: Photography as a therapeutic practice, as a vehicle to unite communities, stimulate critical thinking and self-esteem and making silenced realities visible. The aim is to establish dialogues surrounding contemporary photography and its value in processes of social and personal transformation.
The faces of migration
Tuesday, July 28
Photographers Sergi Cámara, who has been documenting migration from Africa to Europe for years, and Mónica Lozano, whose work focuses on portraying the situation of migrants from El Paso and Ciudad Juárez, discuss about one of the most serious problems that the world is facing today.
Images against climate change
Tuesday, August 4th
Jernej Gregorič & John Wyatt-Clarke talk about Project Pressure, a project that has tried to visualize the current climate crisis through the work of internationally recognized artists since 2008.
Tell the world
Tuesday, August 11
Susana Vera and Juan Medina, two of today’s most renowned photojournalists, share their vision of some current world issues in their work.
Tuesday, August 18
Brazilian artist Raquel Brust presents her project Giganto and talks with art educator, curator and researcher Almudena Caso about the possibilities of collaborative photography.
Photography as therapy
Tuesday, August 25
Neurologist Mercè Boada and Visual Artist Laurence Aëgerter discuss the use of photography as a therapeutic tool for cognitive and emotional stimulation in patients with dementia.
Promoting change with photography
August, September 1st
Alice Monteil from Photographic Social Vision and Núria Aidelman from A Bao A Qu, educational and social photography project managers, talk about the power of photography as a tool for social and personal transformation.
Follow the conversations at the YouTube channel of Espacio Fundación Telefónica Madrid.
Photography © Mónica Lozano