With this issue we focus on what it means to study photography today, with the aim to open a critic debate on the growing phenomenon of photography teaching. We explore its lights and shadows from the inside, involving schools from all over the world in the making process and asking a number of people in the industry (teachers, students, researchers, school directors) to share their vision on their own business.
Each institution invited to be part of the issue has been carefully selected for its uniqueness and has been invited to present it with the form that better fits with the pedagogical background adopted. From interviews to conversation between teachers and students, from critical essays to the opinions of some professionals, we want to explore and discuss the role of education in photography.
In this issue we present the work of
Estonian Academy of Arts (EKA), Centre d'enseingnement professionnel de Vevey (CEPV), Zürich University of the Arts (ZHdK), Blank Paper School of Photography, Ecole cantonale d'art de Lausanne (ECAL), Fatamorgana, The Danish Art School of Photography, FotoDepartament Saint Petersburg, Royal Academy of Art (KABK), Musashino Art University (MAU), The Institute of Creative Photography in Opava, University of Brighton as well as essays and interviews by and with: Darren Campion, Olivier Cablat, Alec Soth, Donald Weber, Jörg Scheller, Bruno Ceschel, Milo Keller, Alina Belishkina, Pauline Vanachter, Eva Leitolf, Hiroshi Yamazaki, Joanna Lowry, Morten Bo, Vladimir Birgus, Rey de la Torre and more...