Atelier NŌUA is delighted to present their first online educational program Once upon a time ... by Mathieu Asselin and Sergio Valenzuela Escobedo.
Throughout the activities of this educational program there will be a series of events held online for artists, photographers, students, curators, designers, curious minds and other interested parties discussing the issues within documentary photography today. The lectures, seminars, courses and talks are compiled by Asselin and Valenzuela Escobedo in collaboration with Marianne Bjørnmyr and Dan Mariner will be shared from May 25th to August 14th in NŌUA online platform.
The educational program consists of a two month workshop and a public program.
The public program consists of six artist talks, seven photobook designers presentations and two lectures. The guest speakers for this first online program on protest and engagement are photographers, designers and curators that somehow are developing works related to long term projects that proposes to rethink the nature and objectives of documentary photography to make it more responsive to the challenges of today’s society. Stanley Wolukau-Wanambwa, Laia Abril, Anthony Luvera, Max Pinckers and Newsha Tavakolian will be sharing their work, their process and their vision with Sunil Shah in real time ‘live’ discussion. Adam Bromberg and Ana Kaisa Rastemberg will be giving oral presentation intended to present information about a particular subject. Roger Williams, Ramon Peza, Eleana Schlenker, Ricardo Báez, Nina Bačun & Roberta Bratović, Hans Gremmen and Lewis Bush meet online to open their InDesign files and discuss their choices, inspirations via video conference.
The main idea is to bring together a community of photographers, critics, intellectuals, etc. to discuss and exchange information, ideas and experiences that highlight the current challenges, prospects and frontiers in contemporary documentary photography.
The online public program is supported by the Arts Council Norway.