Atrocities: Representing the Pain of Others

Dates: 25/11, 27/11, 2/12, 4/12, 9/12, 11/12
Duration hours: 17:00-21:00
Total hours: 18

A seminar introducing contemporary issues related to art and photography theory, presented by academics from the field of photography and art history. The overall 6 sessions, 3 hours each, include presentation and analysis of images, and provide notes, bibliography and further references. Places are limited so applications are served on a priority base.

Seminar Structure:
1. The “extereme” in contemporary art – Part A (3 hours)
Lecturer: Thanasis Moutsopoulos
2. Photography and atrocities – Part A (3 hours)
Lecturer: Penelope Petsini
3. The ambivalent role of photography Ι: Psychiatric Institutions (3 hours)
Lecturer: Nikos Panayotopoulos
4. Photography and atrocities – Part B (3 hours)
Lecturer: Penelope Petsini
5. he ambivalent role of photography ΙΙ: War (3 hours)
Lecturer: Nikos Panayotopoulos
6. The “extereme” in contemporary art – Part B (3 hours)
Lecturer: Thanasis Moutsopoulos

Dr Thanasis Moutsopoulos, PhD History of Art; Associate Professor in History of Art
Dr Nikos Panayotopoulos, PhD Arts and Humanities; Associate Professor in Art Photography; photographer
Dr Penelope Petsini, PhD Arts and Humanities; Lecturer in Photography Theory; photographer

Upon completion of the seminar a certificate of participation will be provided to participants.

Tuition Fee:
120 € (30 € advance payment upon registration). All those participating in the membership program of HCP receive an additional 10% discount. For information on the “Members of the HCP”, please click here.

Informations & Registrations:
For further information and booking, please fill the online registration form or contact the Hellenic Centre of Photography (E:, Τ: +30 210 9211750).

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