A photographic workshop by Monika Bulaj.
Palazzo Ghizzoni Nasalli
Vicolo Serafini 12
Max 15 participants
Enrollment is open until class fills.
The workshop will be held in Italian.
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Key element of the workshop will be the analysis of the reportage, considered as some kind of writing process, a “creative non-fiction” narration of reality. As in writing, great attention will be given to composition, rythm, sequences, counterpoints. Everything will start from the public discussion and analysis of everyone’s portfolio.
The workshop is open to everyone; analog photography is welcome and encouraged.
To attend the workshop each participant must provide a story composed of 12 pictures, either printed or on USB key. Basic knowledge of dng/raw files and digital archiving is required.
Monika Bukaj (Warsaw, 1966) is a photographer, reporter, documentarian. The main issues of her research are the borders of faiths (mystic, archetypes, divination, possession, pilgrims, body, cult of the dead), minorities, nomads, migrants, outcasts, dispossessed in Asia, Europe, and Africa. Among others, she collaborates with Corriere della Sera, GEO, Il Venerdi di Repubblica, National Geographic, Freundin, TEATR (Poland), EAST – European and Asian Strategies, Courrier International, La Repubblica, D- La Repubblica delle Donne, Io Donna – Corriere della Sera, Gazeta Wyborcza, Internazionale, Avvenire, Famiglia Cristiana, Il Piccolo. She has held more than 60 exhibitions worldwide, between New York and Il Cairo. Awards: Grant in Visual Arts 2005, by the European Association for Jewish Culture; Francesco Gelmi di Caporiacco Award 2008; Bruce Chatwin Award “Occhio assoluto” 2009; The Aftermath Project Grant 2010; Luchetta-Hrovatin 2011 Award; TEDGlobal Fellowship 2011; Lucchetta Grant 2011; Tomizza Award 2012; City of Trieste for the Reportage Award 2012; FIAF Award for Best Author of FVG 2012.
Monika Bulaj will be part of the jury for the 2015 Concorto Film Festival.