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Spanien - Joan Foncuberta

Nationell presentation
Datum: 
Måndag 6 april 2009
Tidpunkt: 
20:00

Since the mid 70's Joan Fontcuberta (Barcelona, 1955) has been dealing as a photographer, curator, writer and publisher. In 1980 he co-founded Photovision, a Spain based bilingual publication, for which he acted as chief editor till 2002.

He is associate professor at the Audiovisual Communication School in the Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona, and has been visiting artist and lecturer in different institutions such as The School of the Art Institute, Chicago, 1990-91; the Visual & Environmental Studies at Harvard University, Cambridge, Ma, 2003-04; Le Fresnoy. Studio International des Arts Contemporains, Turcoing, France, 2006-07. He has curated exhibitions on different aspects of the history of photography and in 1996 he was appointed artistic director of the International Photography Festival in Arles, France. He has authored or edited a dozen of books on aspects of the history, aesthetics and pedagogy of photography, being the last one “The Histories of Spanish Photography. Writings 1977-2004” (Edition GG, Barcelona, 2008).