Contemporary Documentary Practices

RESEARCH SEMINAR

European Centre for Documentary Research (eCDR)

University of South Wales, United Kingdom


Co-organised by Ana Catarina Pinho and Alba Gimenez

Speakers: Erika Balsom / Andrea Stultiens




This seminar is organized by the European Centre for Documentary Research (eCDR), as a complementary activity to expand the research work developed by its members and to generate links and collaborations with artists, theorists and other researchers.


The present session focuses on contemporary documentary practices in photography and film, through interdisciplinary approaches. Amongst other topics, the speakers will present work that deals with the boundaries of representation and visibility, new technologies and new conceptualizations of visual practice, as well as crossings between different media and collaborations between practitioners and writers.



PROGRAM


10.15 am

Opening session


10.30 am

Erika Balsom - “Mere” Recording?: Documentary, Contemporary Art, and the Orthodoxy of Ecstatic Truth


Film Screening “El Mar la Mar”, Joshua Bonetta


13.00 pm

Lunch Break


02.00 pm

Andrea Stultiens - a.k.a. Ebifananyi. Reflections on photographs in Uganda.


Round-Table

Alba Giménez, Ana Catarina Pinho, Andrea Stultiens and Erika Balsom

Conversation moderated by Professor Mark Durden