Afghan Box Camera

The Afghan Box Camera was invented around Kabul and Peshawar in the past century: nobody knows by which ancient knowledge it derives, which travelled along with the wars and the oil pipelines. The anthropologists tell about a big primitive camera with internal tanks capable to develop passport photos in the street in a ten minutes time. This form of roving handcraft, now almost disappeared, was recreated by Cuartonigiro Photolab with recycled materials. Offering an itinerant photo studio, it will be playfully standing at the Perugia Social Photo Fest.

The itinerant photo studio will wait for you at the PerugiaSocialPhotoFest, so you can have your own portrait with your imaginary (western) heroes

15 November- CERP and 23 November – Palazzo Penna


Preview of the festival

On the occasion of Umbria Libri 2013, the italian edition of  “PhotoTherapy Techniques:Exploring the Secrets of Personal Snapshots and Family Albums” by Judy Weiser (F. Angeli Ed)  will be presented in national premiere.

The author will be present.

Festival opening

h 17 – Vernissage – presentation of the festival and exhibition opening

November 16 | Workshop with Francesca Belgiojoso and Sara Guerrini

“L’ideà del fotografo, tra CONFRONTO e INDIVIDUAZIONE”

November 17 | Workshop with Sara Lusini

“Mostri squisiti”

Seminar: Therapeutic Bio-Diversity.

Nature, Landscape, Art and Therapy.

Comparing experiences

Presentation of the project “Cosmorama – landscapes from a pluralistic world” and the project “Therapeutic Parks” in collaboration with the Region of Umbria

Exhibitions guided tour with Judy Weiser

Judy Weiser (psychologist, art therapist, consultant, trainer, lecturer, author and pioneer of the “Techniques ofphototherapy”, founder and director of the Centre PhotoTherapy Vancouver – Canada), will guide you through the exhibitions of the Festival and will help you to explore the photos thoroughly.

From 16 to 18, free entry.


Exhibition opening

Opening of the exhibition of winner of the World Report 2013 Award, Spot Light Section organized by the Festival of the Photograph Ethics of Lodi.

ore 18.30, Sala Caminetto – Rocca Paolina – Perugia

International conference

Experiencing Photography #2

Using photos to improve well-being, reduce social exclusion and provide healing

Workshop with Judy Weiser

Workshop with Fausto Podavini