Studia Generalia 9.9.2014 & workshop 8.9.2014

Representing and countering power with photograph

Time:         Workshop 8th September 2014. Studia Generalia 9th September 2014 afternoon.
Place:         University of Tampere
Language:     English
In collaboration with Tampereen University, Tampere Peace Research Institute (TAPRI) and School of Communication, Media and Theatre (CMT) in association with Backlight Photo Festival

PROGRAM

Workshop and seminar
University of Tampere 8.-9.9.2014
Tampere Peace Research Institute (TAPRI) and School of Communication, Media and Theatre (CMT) in association with Backlight Photo Festival

Monday 8.9.

9-11  Preparing for the workshop (UTA / Main building, Lecture room A3)
Chair and opening remarks: Miha Colner
Speakers:
Clare Gallagher: ”The elephant in the room: using photography to reveal what lies hidden in plain sight”
Frank Möller: ”Visual dissonance, or: the right to disagree”

11-13 Workshop (UTA / Main building, CMT newsroom)
Theme 1: Can photograph act as a force reducing inequality? (Clare Callagher)
Theme 2: How is photograph used for building trust and confidence? (Anssi Männistö)
Theme 3: Cultural dialogue and photograph(Frank Möller)

13-14 Lunch

14-17 Results of the workshop (UTA / Main building, CMT newsroom)

Tuesday 9.9.  STUDIA GENERALIA at 14-17

14-17 Studia generalia: ”Representing and countering power with photograph”
Studia generalia lectures. Main building, lecture room D10b, address: Kalevantie 4.

The event is organised by the School of Communication, Media and Theatre and the Tampere Peace Research Institute in association with the Backlight Photo Festival 2014.

Programme:

Chair and opening remarks
Tuomo Melasuo, professor emeritus, Tampere Peace and Conflict Research Institute, (TAPRI), UTA

Next chapter of surveillance: the massive use of citizen photos in Boston bomb investigation
Anssi Männistö, senior lecturer of visual journalism, School of Communication, Media and Theatre (CMT), UTA

Reminiscence of moments, conflicts and masquerade in the Holy land
Pavel Wolberg, photojournalist, Israel

Creating alternative discourses: contemporary war photography between mainstream media and art practice
Miha Colner, curator, Photon – Centre for Contemporary Photography, Slovenia

Photographying the series “Occupied pleasures”
Tanya Habjouqa (via Skype), photographer, Jordan