MAD Summer School 2019


MAD SUMMER School 2019

MAD Summer School is an international learning experience and aims to showcase of the educational offer of School of Media Arts and Design: Cinema, Photography, Graphic Design, Multimedia and Web Development. Taking place in the portuguese north coast, Summer School offers masterclasses and workshops by renowned tutors in combination with an exciting program of film screenings and evening talks. The projects and artworks developed during the week will result in a group exhibition at Casino Póvoa de Varzim. Based in Vila do Conde and Póvoa de Varzim, we will create a creative environment ideal for sharing ideas and also an enjoyable framework for teaching, learning and the development of projects.

The Photography program of MAD Summer School 2019 includes a 4 days workshop with Antoine D’Agata and a workshop on “Visual Storytelling” with Erik Kessels This intense and learning experience is addressed to artists working with visual narratives through photography, wishing to learn more about the possibilities of editing and exploring the news paths on Photography. Participants will rethink about their work in progress, interact with contemporary photographic discourse, and develop practical experience and critical knowledge of Photography with the support of a Team of Mentors. The programe will focuses on the artistic construction of visual storytelling and will help you discover your own visual language as well as practical and conceptual know how to confront real situation documental making. At the end of the program, participants will have developed theoretical contents and articulating them with a strong practical and artistic exploration, presenting their work in progress.

In SUMMER SESSIONS participants will learn:

This will be a hands on Summer Talks, workshops with tutors, individual assignments, daily group discussion and editing sessions.The Esmad team works one-on-one with selected participants to produce an oudoor exhibition under the guidance of the mentors team and they can accentuate your artistic practice and technique within a collective setting.

The MAD Summer School of Photography is an international learning experience for artists and students working with Photography and Visual Arts, as well as professionals worldwide, designed to build and celebrate photographic talent.

MAD Summer School takes place between the 10th and the 20th of July, in Vila do Conde and Póvoa de Varzim, Portugal.