segunda-feira, 23 de abril de 2012

Hidden Reality - International Workshop in Porto

From the 18th to the 22nd of April 2012 took place the Documental Photography International Workshop "Hidden Reality". Máquina de Somar's partners ReFoto and EuroArte have been present with 5 participants/photographers each.
This workshop was directed by Ana Maia and Julián Garnés García and focused on the theme "Crisis in Oporto".

The group was hosted in Oporto Poets Privates, in the heart of the city. The objective of this workshop was that each participant would find a subject that would interest him/her and work on it.

Here are some photos of what happened in Porto:

Here are some of the photos produced during this workshop:

Carmen Vidal

Julián Garnés García

Pablo Piqueras

Kaspars Freimanis

Patricia Todoran

Teodora Maftei

José Gambín

Janis Janums

Kārlis Ustups

Vilnis Peimanis

Andris Jermuts

Natalia Radu

Andrea Blaga

Radu Spiridon

Hugo Maia

Rui Manuel Fonseca

The exhibition will take place in Hard Club, Porto, from the 3rd until the 31st of July.
Here is the poster for the exhibition:

We'll have pictures of the exhibition later on!

domingo, 8 de abril de 2012

Hidden Reality Porto's Local Workshop

Organizado pela Máquina de Somar Associação.
Por ordem de aparição:

Tiago Santos
Joana Maltez
Nuno Sousa
Luís Pinto
Mariana Lopes

Porto's local workshop happened between the 15th of March and the 8th of April of 2012.
The trainer of this workshop was the renouned photographer Nelson Garrido (, photojournalist from Público, national newspaper.

15 participants took part of this workshop. The best photography projects were awareded trips to Romania and Latvia.

For the promotion of this workshop were produced this flyer and spread it them in relevant cultural spaces:

Here are photos from the activity:

Following this workshop happened the exhibition of its results. Here are some photos of the exhibition:

Here are some of the photos that were exhibited:

 Hugo Maia

Hugo Pascoal

Joana Maltez

João Lopes Cardoso

José Ferreira

Luís Pinto

Margarida Fortuna

Mariana Lopes

Nuno Sousa

Paula Machado

Rui Manuel Fonseca

Tiago Oliveira

Tiago Santos

These photos are the best of each collection.