how do I photograph people / how do I communicate my interest / how do I deal with the changes to the
original situation caused by my presence / how do I construct photographs of people / what does a person’s
photograph reveal / how do I interpret – read – photographs / …
Both the production and the interpretation of photographs are complex processes. Within the image a
subjective perception of the surrounding reality gets transformed into a personal message. This individual
statement gets subjectively interpreted by the viewer. In the knowledge of this tension I see photography as
a medium to reflect on reality. In addition, there is an inevitable and complex tangle of factors, for example
personal, social, ideological and economic, in both the construction and the interpretation of an image.
FLIRT explores possible approaches to photographic representations of people. Inspired by playful communication,
the title refers as well to the tension generated by a desire for closeness and an intuitive respect for
boundaries balanced with each other in framing a photographic encounter. To make students more sensitive
towards their own photographic intention and the precise use of visual tools are fundamental topics of this
The workshop will be held in English with translator. The workshop has a limited number and will be activated
with a minimum of 10 and up to a maximum of 16 participants.
THE SUBMISSIONS CLOSE WITH TWO MONTHS IN ADVANCE, PLEASE SEND APPLICATION FORM BY APRIL 15,
APPLICATION FORM: Please send up a maximum of 10 pictures sent in a folder in low resolution, in a pdf,
or visible online (website, facebook, istagram, flickr…). The organizers reserve themselves the right to select
candidates on the basis of their curriculum and/or according the order of submission of the application form.
Applications must be received at firstname.lastname@example.org
Giorgia Sarra +39 347 978 0123 I email@example.com