Recommended ages: between 8 and 11 years. Workshop with limited number of places, reserved in strict order of registration.
The aim of the workshop is to bring closer to the children the world of photography; stimulate their creative skills, imagination, fantasy and conscious expression of emotions and sensations through the photography; and develop individual initiatives and teamwork. We will teach them to use the camera as a means of artistic expression and of communication with which to relate to the world. We will also invite them to draw up, from their own perception of reality, a brief history by selecting fragments that compose a book of images.
We are in a unique time of history where there is a large consumption and creation of images. The activities included in this workshop are aimed at providing the children with tools to immerse themselves in the language of photography and start to create images more consciously. The creation of images and their edition for a small fanzine will help them enter the fascinating world of photography.
Vicky Méndiz (Zaragoza 1978) She lives and works in Zaragoza and Paris.
She has a Bachelor's Degree in Arts and a Bachelor's Degree in Artistic Photography from the School of Arts of Huesca. She uses photography and video as mediums to create new representations and narrations of reality, and as tools to question the identity of human beings.
Her artistic research and personal projects have been supported by grants and artist residencies in international institutions such as Cité Internationale Universitaire de París, Casa de Velázquez (Madrid), Le Fresnoy (France), Godsbanen (Denmark), Tabakalera (San Sebastián), etc.
Her work has been part of several individual and collective exhibitions in Spain and abroad, such as in France, Japan, the United Kingdom, Denmark, Portugal, Italy and the Czech Republic, among others, of which the exhibitions held at the Palais Royal and Académie de France de Paris stand out; and in international festivals, such as PhotoEspaña, IRCULATION (S), ARCO, Estampa, DOCfield Barcelona, etc.
She has published the books Honne / Tatemae and Silencio enterrado and has collaborated in specialised magazines such as Ojo de Pez.
Activity included in the exhibition Monólogo sobre Chernobyl