Digital Photography Workshop: Citizenship, Interculturality, and Migration


Photo/Foto: Julio Pantoja

Lorie Novak, Julio Pantoja, Susan Meiselas

A hands-on workshop using photography to explore the Encuentro themes and create slideshows for projection and for the Web. Using digital cameras, participants will photograph during the first four days of the Encuentro.


Susan Meiselas is a documentary photographer and member of Magnum Photos since 1976. She is the author of Carnival Strippers, Nicaragua, El Salvador: The Work of 30 Photographers, Chile from Within, Kurdistan: In the Shadow of History, Pandora’s Box, and Encounters with the Dani. Her awards include the Robert Capa Gold Medal, Leica Award for Excellence, Maria Moors Cabot Prize, the Hasselblad Foundation Prize and, most recently, the Cornell Capa Infinity Award. In 1992, she was made a MacArthur Fellow.

Lorie Novak is an artist and Professor of Photography and Imaging at New York University, Tisch School of the Arts. Her photographs and installations have been featured in numerous exhibitions, and her ongoing web project was one of earliest participatory online collective memory sites when it launched in 1996.

Julio Pantoja is a documentary photographer, journalist and professor at the Universidad Nacional de Tucumán. His work explores social issues linked to historical memory, identity, and the defense of human and environmental rights.

Background Information
  • Encuentro Location (Bogotá) : Salón Multimedia, Edificio de Artes Plásticas, Universidad Nacional de Colombia
  • Date: 23, 24, 25, 26 of August, 2009