Photography

XII International Photography Workshop
July 1 to 15, 2024

Director: Hisao Suzuki
Teaching Team: Júlia de Balle, Theo Domini, Fumi Suzuki
Duration: 15 days
Teaching load: 115 hours
Open Program load: 8 hours
Level: Beginners / Advanced
Language: Spanish / English
Place: Barberí Space, Olot (Girona), Spain

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Aim

Photo: Hisao Suzuki. Emiliano Roia, RCR Summer Workshop 2013

The aim is to expand theoretical and practical knowledge about photography in the representation of space and architecture, starting from the approach to the work of RCR Arquitectes and the photography of Hisao Suzuki. The exercises combine reflection on the work process and its implementation from a conscious approach to space and everything that surrounds us, thus contributing to the awakening of the senses and stimulating the creation of communicative, adaptable images to the new digital formats and social media trends, and that make us experience, want to touch, listen and be in this place.

In this edition, we will deepen interdisciplinarity, integrating into the groups of the Architecture and Landscape workshops participants from the Photography and Audiovisual workshops who will contribute to their projects the ability to communicate this with suggestive images that convey atmospheres and intentions.
With the support of

Program

Photo: Andrea Buchner, RCR Summer Workshop 2016
Saber més

Colloquia

Computer Skills and Technical Requirements

Photo: Self portrait, Tala Sayssa, RCR Summer Workshop 2018

Software
Adobe Photoshop and Adobe InDesign.

Technical Requirements
Camera and tripod (recommended).
Computer with a recommended minimum screen resolution of 1440px.
Up-to-date browser for accessing the e-learning platform and downloading and uploading content.

Exercise: Sharing

Frame: Le Volcan, la Forêt et les Architectes de Marie-France Michal-Kova and Marc Checinski

Shared creativity refers to relational processes where different fields of knowledge are integrated. It allows complex problems to be addressed from an interdisciplinary perspective. With this idea in mind we will approach the exercises of the Architecture and Landscape workshop in a transdisciplinary way, contributing from the visual arts a sensory and analytical component to the creative process. In this way, we seek participation, exchanging ideas, cooperation and mutual teamwork learning.

Exercise directed by Hisao Suzuki with the coordination and tutoring of Júlia de Balle and the assistance of Fumi Suzuki.

Shared exercise with Architecture and Landscape: The Sagrada Família in modern-day Barcelona

The construction of the Sagrada Família church, the work of Antoni Gaudí, began in 1882 and is still in progress. Gaudí proposed inserting the church into the urban fabric of the Eixample district of Barcelona by its representativeness and symbolism. This question has yet to be resolved and is included in the exercise with an approach to the mountain-sea connection to articulate a global strategy as an intervention instrument. The exercise was initiated in the last edition and will build on the results of the previous workshop.

Sketch: The Sagrada Família in modern-day Barcelona, Series 1, June 2022. Gouache with ink and pencil on Canson Imagine paper 200 g/m². 23×32.5 cm. 22-203_E01

Shared exercise with Architecture and Landscape: Management Centre of La Garrotxa Volcanic Zone Natural Park

The volcanic area of La Garrotxa is the best example of a volcanic landscape with exceptional landscape value in the Iberian Peninsula. The boom in tourism has led to the need to increase the management services of the natural park, which is currently spread over two sites. The Natural Park Management Centre on the Parc Nou in Olot is intended to act as a hinge between the city, the urban, and the natural park.

Sketch: La Garrotxa Volcanic Zone Natural Park Management Centre, Series 1, June 2022. Gouache with ink and pencil on Canson Imagine paper 200 g/m². 23×32,5 cm. 22-203_E02

Conditions

Photo: Hisao Suzuki, RCR Summer Workshop 2023

Places available: 24 places
Profile: The course targets people over 18 from any creative discipline.
Registration: It is necessary to fill out the form at Registration.
Registration fee: 50 euros (non-refundable).
Admission process: All those registered will take part.
Admission criteria: Assessment of CV portfolio.
Tuition fee: 700 euros.
Inclusions: The tuition fee includes the costs of the workshop program. The participant assumes the expenses related to travel, maintenance, and accommodation.
Method of payment: Through the Stripe platform.
Certificates of participation: Certificates issued by RCR.

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    Calendar

    Photo: Khattiya Pannindriya, RCR Summer Workshop 2015

    Admission Process by Open Call
    Friday, December 22, 2023. Start of registrations.
    Friday, April 12, 2024. Registration deadline.
    Friday, April 19, 2024. Communication of admissions and denials.
    Friday, April 26, 2024. Deadline for payment of tuition fees.
    Friday, May 24, 2024. Cancellation deadline.

    XII International Photography Workshop
    Monday, July 1, 2024: Start of the workshop
    Saturday, July 6, 2024: Excursion to the new Perelada winery
    Friday, July 15, 2024: Closure of the workshop

    Equip docent

    Hisao Suzuki
    Júlia de Balle
    Fumi Suzuki