March 17th – 18th, 2018
Experiencing Photography #5
Using photos to improve well-being and reduce social exclusion
Sangallo Palace Hotel (Sala Rocca Paolina) – Perugia, Via L. Masi n. 9
Also this year the conference “Experiencing Photography” is a precious opportunity to discuss the state of phototherapy, therapeutic photography and different uses in the social sphere, with the participation of Italian and international experts. An international catalyst of experiences and interests, unique in its kind, an indispensable crux of a network of contacts destined to nourish shared projects, the PSPF has been characterized as a fundamental reference, meeting place and exchange for professionals in the sector, soliciting the attention of the large audience on social issues.
To participate in the Conference you must register by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Experiencing photography – SPAZIO.LAB
Saturday afternoon there are four experiential workshops. The workshops last two hours each and are open to everyone interested. Click for more info.
- Program Saturday 17 March 18 | Experiencing Photography #5
- Program Sunday 18 March 18 | Experiencing Photography #5
|8:30 – 9:00||Registration of participants|
|9:15 – 9:30||Antonello Turchetti||Greetings and presentation of the speakers|
|9:30 – 10:15||Carlo Riggi (Italy)||Photography in the world “as if”|
|10:15– 11:00||Judy Weiser (Canada)||Expanding the Framework: a better way of looking at the PhotoTherapy – Therapeutic Photography Continuum|
|11:00 – 11:15||Break|
|11:20 – 12:05||Dorota Raniszewska (Poland)||ONE PICTURE – MANY WORDS. Photography in Coaching. Using photos for Clients’ better self-understanding and motivation to change|
|12:05 – 12:50||Daniela Java Balanovsky and Micaela Iturrioz – Escuela de Fotografia Motivarte (Argentine)||Inclusive education|
|12:50 – 13:30||Francesca Loprieno (Italy/France)||The photographic Diary as an educational experience|
|9:00 – 9:45||Chiara Digrandi (Italia/Spagna)||“Contar con Imágenes” and “The survivors immigrants”. Photography and participatory video as tools for self-expression|
|9:45: – 10:30||Sarit Haymian (Israele)||The video camera: a motivational tool for change. A unique model of Videotherapy.|
|10:30 – 11:15||Sophie Lizoulet (Belgio)||Photography as a therapeutic mean in autism|
|11:15 – 11:30||Break|
|11:40 – 12:25||Alberto Antonini (Italia)||Epidermidi. Photography laboratory – Tabor Comunity|
|12:25 – 13:30||Presentation of the magazine “NE.MO”
Will be present:
Francesca Belgiojoso, Caludia Vallebona, Marta Viola, Emanuele Camerini, Andrea Cardaccia, Silvia Possenza, Silva Rotelli
|NE.MO is an online magazine created by NetFo that wants to be a memorandum, a container, in which different experiences and projects can converge, meet and intertwine, as a concrete contribution to the diffusion of photographic culture among the professionals of the helping relationship|
Sangallo Palace Hotel (Perugia Via L. Masi n. 9 – time 9 – 13.30)
To participate in the Conference, you must register by sending an email to email@example.com
Those attending will receive a Certificate of Participation
- The cost of attending is € 50
- The cost of each workshop is € 30 (Enrolment in workshop closes on reaching the maximum number of expected participants)
- For those registering at the conference and two workshops, the total cost is € 90 (indicate in the bank transfer the number corresponding to the workshop you want to attend).
- For the students of “Scuola di Formazione della Cittadella di Assisi” the cost of the conference and two workshop is € 70
Payment method (bank transfer)
Account holder: Associazione LuceGrigia
Reason for payment: Conferenza 2018
From 8.30 pm, at Umbrò in via Sant’Ercolano n. 2, an aperitif (with some traditional food) will be served to all participants in the conference. A moment to get to know each other, share experiences, create a network.
Bio of the speakers
Psychologist, psychotherapist and photographer
54 years, Sicilian. Psychologist, psychoanalytic psychotherapist and photographer. For many years, he has been involved in the creative processes underlying photography. He has collaborated with magazines such as “Gente di Fotografia” and “Nadir Magazine”. Author of numerous articles of photographic criticism and books, among which “L’esuberanza dell’ombra. Riflessioni su fotografia e psicoanalisi” and “Di lemmi fotografici. Dizionario sragionato di fotografia”. He photographs for the GT Art Photo Agency of Milan.
Coach, Trainer, Certified Points of You® Trainer with a background in philology and personal development. Expert in the field of Photography in Coaching. She uses photography in her Coaching practices, combined with writing, body and movement techniques and actions in nature in order to stimulate personal growth and activate social change. She works with teams in order to support social integration. Author of the book: “ONE PICTURE – MANY WORDS. The use of photography in personal development, healing and education. Notes from personal journey”. She teaches workshops in using photography in coaching.
Professor and Bachelor in Psychopedagogy graduated from the University of San Andrés. Assistant professor of the Motivarte School. She works for the Directorate of Educational Technology of the Government of the City of Buenos Aires in projects related to the teaching of programming. She also served as a pedagogical consultant for the Civil Rights Association who works towards inclusive education. She specializes in the research and development of therapeutic photography and inclusive education subjects.
Psychologist, Art therapist
Psychologist, art therapist, facilitator of “The Self-Portrait Experience®” method, co-founder of NetFo and member of the collective Cine sin Autor. She has coordinated and developed, in Italy, Finland, Peru, Spain and Colombia, various projects of art therapy, therapeutic photography and participatory cinematographic creation in the clinical and social field aimed at people at risk of social exclusion in penitentiary settings, reception centers, nursing homes, mental health centers and disadvantaged neighborhoods.
Born in Europe, on Woodstock day in 1969, she started photography while studying at Boston University. Only to come back to it, years later. Every project is an opportunity to confront oneself to other realities. After working for over 17 years for major Global Companies, Sophie is now a psychotherapist and phototherapist. She uses photographies the healing process with clients and teaches her methodology to professionals.
Born in Florence on October 5, 1954, he lived in Gubbio and he recently moved to Terni.Now retired after having served as a chemistry lab teacher at several technical high schools.For about 45 years he has been involved in photography and some of his works are exhibited in Bilbao in Spain, São Paulo in Brazil, Perth in Australia. His photographs have been considered an authentic expression of contemporary art. He is currently collaborating with the TABOR social cooperative and he is carrying out projects dedicated to people with mental health problems using photography.The “Epidermide” video is born within this collaboration.
Psychologist, Art Therapist
Psychologist and art therapist, she is among the pioneers of phototherapy techniques. She is the Director of the PhotoTherapy Centre in Vancouver (Canada) founded in 1982. She is considered the world authority on phototherapy, photo art therapy, and therapeutic photography techniques. She is the author of the book “PhotoTherapy Techniques: Exploring the Secrets of Personal Snapshots and Family Albums” published in Italy in 2013 by Franco Angeli. She is a consultant, teacher, and trainer all over the world.
Daniela Java Balanovsky
Psycologist, journalist, photographer
Professor and Bachelor in Psychology (UBA), Journalist, Professional Photographer and Publisher. Teacher of Motivarte School and the University of Palermo. She specializes in the research and development of therapeutic photography and psychological subjects. She received the “Eva Perón” award from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Trade and Worship (1994) as well as the prize of the V Literary Contest of the Anna Frank Museum and obtained the 2012 Scholarship of the Museum of the Shoa, Yad Vashem in Jerusalem.
Artist, independent researcher, teacher
Artist and independent researcher working between Italy and France. She graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Rome in the Phenomenology of Contemporary Art, she collaborates with the Maison du Geste et de l’Image in Paris as an expert in teaching and pedagogy in the visual arts. She teaches Art and Image at the Italian State Institute Leonardo da Vinci in Paris. Her studies in the field of photography have been investigated at the Ecole Nationale Superieure des Arts Decoratifs (ENSAD). She has a Masters in “Photography Video and Theater for artistic mediation” at the Antonianum University of Rome.
Professional filmmaker and photographer
A professional filmmaker and photographer, has spent over 15 years using videotherapy techniques in therapeutic, educational and community institutions, cooperating with different therapists. Her model was created after many years of field research and she now is a consultant and lecturer, the founder and the director of the videotherapy program in “The Open University of Israel”, giving lectures, workshops, presentations and training intensives about using her videotherapy model to improve therapy practices.
Born in Rome on 6 May 1953. Psychiatrist, psychotherapist. Mental Health Area Coordinator for the Umbria Region, Director responsible for the Mental Health Center of Terni. He has been working for more than 35 years for the Umbrian mental health local services and he has worked on many training, prevention, and promotion projects for users of local services. Its constant commitment, in addition to the clinical dimension, has always been directed to combat the stigma in mental health and to promote the real social inclusion of people. He works in close integration with the various agencies and professionals of the territory (Associations, private social, municipalities, individual professionals).