Series of talks on environmental issues, invites Luísa Schmidt, author of Portugal: Ambientes de Mudança, for a public session at the Biblioteca Municipal Álvaro de Campos. The author will be talking with João Manuel Alveirinho Dias and Miguel Proença.
This studio workshop proposes a methodical approach to photographic work based on practice. Starting with the presentation of key concepts for the work at hand, these ideias will be clarified with the viewing and discussion of various photographer’s work and historical landmarks. The second part of the workshop will address and discuss participants ideas on their individual work ideias with the shell collection available.
The second session will deal with practical aspects of light, colour and composition, providing participants an initial contact with the route they choose, in terms of photography and aesthetics. Based on each participants availability additional sessions may be organized, as well as the organization of the final work exhibition.
10:00 -12:30 – Introduction. Presentation (theory) on the work ideias followed by a debate/round table.
14:30 -17:30 – Practical studio work, scheduling of additional sessions and final exhibition.
Terra cinza – a conscientious position is part of the cycle Floresta – Ecossistema Sustentável (The forest – a sustainable eco-system) organized by the Álvaro de Campos Municipal Library in partnership with Tavira em Transição, Movimento de Eco-Cidadania Ativa (Tavira in transition, an active eco-citizenship movement), This cycle includes the photography exhibition Terra cinza – a conscientious choice by photographer Miguel Proença, and a group of conferences and debates concerning the forest.
“In Miguel Proença (1963) we may be projected in two worlds. One macrocosmic the other microcosmic. The decision will be ours. But the shadows will always be there and will accompany the virus or the planet.”