Galata Photography House to Offer Gender and Photography Workshop

Galata Photography House to Offer Gender and Photography Workshop

Comments Off on Galata Photography House to Offer Gender and Photography Workshop

Click to read the article in Turkish/Kurdish

Galata Photography House will be offering a six-week workshop program titled "Gender and Photography" starting February 20.

Under Şehlem Kaçar's instruction, participants will examine the relationship between gender roles and art as well as conduct conceptual readings and discussions on ways of seeing and feminist approaches to art.

What is in the workshop?

Week 1:

Information about the content of the workshop

Introduction to gender: What is gender? General concepts and discussion on the image of woman throughout art history

The relationship between art and gender

Representations of women in art history; examples and archetypes

Week 2:

Introduction to feminist art

A feminist criticism of art history

Hannah Wilke, Vivian Maier and others

Week 3:

Representations of women in the media

How violence is represented: Media language and use of photography in news about violence

Sample studies in combatting violence

Week 4:

Different approaches to feminist art: Self-portraits

Introduction to the feminist avant-guard and examination of portfolio examples: Francesca Woodman and Cindy Sherman

Week 5:

Women arts collectives, feminist protests and activism

Guerrilla girls, the feminist movement in art, examples from the 60s and 70s

Artists from Turkey and portfolio examples: Nil Yalter, Nilbar Güreş, CANAN

Week 6:

Auto-portrait photography presentations

About Şehlem Kaçar

In her bachelor's degree, she focused on gender, photography, and critical readings of the media. In her graduate studies she worked on the female body and Michel Foucault's theories of the body. She obtained her graduate diploma in 2008.

Her work has been featured in various group exhibitions since 2005. Her project "One Day: After Work" won her a Danish Government Scholarship. She had her first solo exhibition in the Women's Museum in Denmark, with the support of FREIA (Aalborg University Feminist Research Center) and EDGE (Center for Equality, Diversity, Gender in Aalborg University). Şehlem was a visiting researcher at Helsinki University in 2016. She is currently doing doctoral work on photography and gender in the Communication Sciences Department of Istanbul Bilgi University. (ÇT/PU)

admin

Related Posts

How Do Pro-government Media Outlets See SETA Report on Journalists?

Comments Off on How Do Pro-government Media Outlets See SETA Report on Journalists?

Swallow Nests Have Building Demolition Postponed

Comments Off on Swallow Nests Have Building Demolition Postponed

15,200 Public Officials Suspended Within Ministry of National Education

Comments Off on 15,200 Public Officials Suspended Within Ministry of National Education

US: Turkish Troops in Iraq are Illegal

Comments Off on US: Turkish Troops in Iraq are Illegal

Demirtaş’s Request for Release at Constitutional Court

Comments Off on Demirtaş’s Request for Release at Constitutional Court

Suspicious Deaths of Conscripts Raised in the Parliament

Comments Off on Suspicious Deaths of Conscripts Raised in the Parliament

Relatives of Martyrs Granted Right to Study At Any University

Comments Off on Relatives of Martyrs Granted Right to Study At Any University

İstanbul Mayor-Elect Announces Assets

Comments Off on İstanbul Mayor-Elect Announces Assets

Turkey: Over 100,000 foreign children get financial aid

Comments Off on Turkey: Over 100,000 foreign children get financial aid

CHP Appeals to Election Council, Requests Annulment of İstanbul and Presidential Elections

Comments Off on CHP Appeals to Election Council, Requests Annulment of İstanbul and Presidential Elections

LABORERS' HEALTH AND OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY ASSEMBLY: 'Women Workers are Not Seen Even if They Die in Occupational Homicides'

Comments Off on LABORERS' HEALTH AND OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY ASSEMBLY: 'Women Workers are Not Seen Even if They Die in Occupational Homicides'

Court Says Hrant Dink Murder ‘Organized Crime,’ Sentences Tuncel to 99 Years, 6 Months in Jail

Comments Off on Court Says Hrant Dink Murder ‘Organized Crime,’ Sentences Tuncel to 99 Years, 6 Months in Jail

Create Account



Log In Your Account