Photography is living a very interesting time of change. On this workshop, one of the most experimented and relevant curators of nowadays will analyze that unknown scenario and explain which is his point of view on the future of the medium. Besides that, Sergio Mah will held a portfolio review where on top of photographers, curators and cultural managers are expected to show their projects too, seeking for the interaction between de different profiles that compound the world of contemporary photography.
Sergio Mah is a professor and curator who lives and works in Lisbon. He started his academic studies in sociology and later specialized in art and communication theory. He teaches at the Faculty of Human and Social Sciences and at the Faculty of Fine Arts at the University of Lisbon. His writings and curatorial projects focus mainly on image practices such as photography and video. In recent years he has curated many individual and group shows, which included artists such as Joel Sternfeld, Jeff Wall, Eugene Smith, Hiroshi Sugimoto, Roman Signer, Larry Sultan, Thomas Demand, Walid Raad, Michael Snow, Aaron Siskind or Eli Lotar. From 2003 until 2005 he was the artistic director of the Bienal LisboaPhoto and from 2008 until 2010 he was the artistic director of PhotoEspaña. In 2011 he was in charge of curating the Portuguese Pavilion at the Venice Biennale.
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