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CURATING PHOTOGRAPHY. The analytical and the intuitive: a workshop with David Campany

25 June 2022 @ 10:00 - 26 June 2022 @ 18:00


CURATING PHOTOGRAPHY. The analytical and the intuitive.
a workshop with David Campany
June 25 and 26, 2022

In this two-day workshop, David Campany will talk about how an exhibition project is conceived and then translated into a space – whether museum, gallery or book.
Through examples, exercises and inspirations, Campany will lead us through his experience as curator, writer and academic.

Price: €350 + IVA
Language: English
Maximum 13 students
Info and subscriptions: [email protected]

Renowned for his engaging and rigorous writing, exhibitions and public speaking, David has worked worldwide with institutions including MoMA New York, Tate, Whitechapel Gallery London, Centre Pompidou, Le Bal Paris, ICP New York, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, The Photographer’s Gallery London, ParisPhoto, PhotoLondon, The National Portrait Gallery London, Aperture, Steidl, MIT Press, Thames & Hudson, MACK and Frieze.

Recent curatorial projects include ACTUAL SIZE! Photography at Life Scale (International Center of Photography, New York, 2022); A Trillion Sunsets: A Century of Image Overload (International Center of Photography, New York, 2022); Gillian Laub: Family Matters (International Center of Photography, New York, 2021); Alex Majoli: SCENE (Le Bal, Paris, 2019); The Still Point of the Turning World: Between Film and Photography (FoMu Antwerp, 2017).

He wrote many books, including: Indeterminacy: Thoughts on Time, The Image and Race(ism), in collaboration with Stanley Wolukau-Wanambwa (MACK 2022), Victor Burgin’s Photopath (MACK 2022), On Photographs (2020), So Present, So Invisible – conversations on photography (Contrasto 2018), A Handful of Dust (MACK 2015), The Open Road: photography and the American road trip (Aperture 2014), Walker Evans: the magazine work (Steidl 2014), Gasoline (MACK 2013), Jeff Wall: Picture for Women (MIT Press/ After all 2010), Photography and Cinema (Reaktion 2008) e Art and Photography (Phaidon 2003).He has written more than two hundred essays for monographs and museums. He collaborates with Frieze, FOAM, Aperture, Source and the Tate.
Campany holds a PhD. His writing has been honoured with the ICP Infinity Award, the Kraszna-Krausz Book Award, the Alice Award, the Deutscher Fotobuchpreis and recognition from the Royal Photographic Society.


25 June 2022 @ 10:00
26 June 2022 @ 18:00
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