“Photography and Space” Workshop

20 Apr 2019 - 23 Apr 2019
6:00 pm

By Rocio Villalonga from Spain

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Open Call
Practical-theoretical workshop in
Rocio Villalonga, Spain

Darat Al Tasweer
The Jordan National Gallery of Fine Arts
Cervantes Institute in Amman
As part of The Image Festival Amman #8
Announces an open call for a photography workshop
Photography and Space
with Rocio Villalonga, Spain

The workshop discusses photographic techniques in various formats, materials and strategies of its expansion in the space.
From photographic space to photography in space:
– Mural photography.
– The overlay.
– Installation.

The techniques that will be discussed:
1. Cyanotype: is a photographic printing process that produces a cyan-blue print. Engineers used the process well into the 20th century as a simple and low-cost process to produce copies of drawings, referred to as blueprints. The process uses two chemicals: ferric ammonium citrate and potassium ferricyanide.
2. Photographic transfers.

Participants: Anyone interested in art and photography.

Dates: The workshop is held over three days as follows:
Saturday 20/4/2019 from 10 am to 3 pm.
Sunday 21/4/2019 from 10 am to 3 pm.
Monday 22/4/2019 from 10 am to 3 pm.

An exhibition of the workshop results will be held on Tuesday 23/4/2019.

– Deadline for submission 17 April.
– Participants are required to attend all workshops.
– A professional committee will choose the accepted participants, and preference will be given to those who take precedence in the submission.
– The workshop will be accompanied by Arabic translators.
– The workshop is free and will be held at the Jordan National Gallery of Fine Arts.

To apply, please fill in the “Application Form” your name, age, email, phone number and a brief why you are interested in participating, in Arabic or English, before the deadline.
Application Form: https://forms.gle/jbsyfDVZjjsJjr3b9
Rocio Villalonga- Spain. Has a PHD of Fine Arts. She is a visual artist, independent curator, professor at the Miguel Hernández University in Elche and a researcher at the Laboratory of Artistic and Intermediate Practices. Her artistic activity analyzes the construction of identities, the public and the private, the social, the political, the mass media and the environment. Based on multidisciplinary conceptual practices in the field of installations, photography, and video. She has exhibited in galleries and museums on several continents, and her work is presented in collections of museums and international institutions. Her work is disseminated in publications, courses, congresses, exhibitions and translated into different languages.

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