Professional Development Course: Photography, Art and Market
Offered exclusively to ex-students of the Escola de Fotógrafos Populares (School of Popular Photographers), the main objective of Training Course: Photography, Art and Market is to provide tools to students for the developing of their photographic projects and to offer a deepening in artistic scope through contact with the specifics of the field of visual arts and its respective market. The classes take place on Saturdays, over a period of 10 months, at the headquarters of Observatório de Favelas. The course programme counts on the participation of important names in Brazilian visual arts and content is focused on contemporary photographic production. The classes take place in the form of lectures and through guided visits to galleries, cultural centres, studios, museums, etc.
The first edition of Training Course: Photography, Art and Market took place as the result of sponsorship by Statoil.