WORKSHOP | Afterimages – Photography and Remembering

Atelier für Fotografie, Christburger Str. 18, D-10405 Berlin
19th to 24th of August 2019

„Afterimages“ is a workshop on collective memory and personal remembrance with photographic means. The participants will do research, search and find stories – the city of Berlin, or their own. The implementation is free and follows the topic and the intentions of the participants. It can consist of working with reproductions of contemporary history or the private family album. It can also end in atmospheric cityscapes, intense portraits, clear architectural shots, relaxed street photography or enigmatic still lifes. Berlin is made for it, this city is charged with history like no other and can serve as a foil for your own photographic narratives and pictorial concepts.

My goal is to spin wide concepts with the participants, to help them to navigate through time with photography, to examine ideas together and to find adequate forms and styles.

Through one’s own work, the social memory can once again be transformed into something very personal. And personal memory can acquire social relevance.

The workshop „Afterimages – Photography and Remembering“ is about developing your own work within six days. The workshop will mainly consist of thematic grounding, lectures, photography and selection, as well as picture discussions and joint discussions. In addition, exhibition visits and joint evenings will encourage reflection on one’s own pictures. At the end, the works will be presented in an exhibition.

The workshop will be held in German in a small group of 6 to 12 participants. The participation fee is 570, – Euro (including 19% VAT). Interested parties should apply by email until 19 July 2019.