This course will introduce students to the art of digital photography as a tool to visually explore new societies, peoples, and cultures. Students will learn about the fundamentals of photography, technical composition, framing, and editing while exploring the narrative of different photographic genres such as street photography or photojournalism. As a background, they will learn about the evolution of Madrid’s people, culture, arts, history, and society through time.
The course integrates theoretical and practical sessions. Classroom sessions will be combined with onsite assignments where students will create their own digital narrative portfolio exploring a particular social or historical aspect, district, or event in the city of Madrid. There will be different activities including field trips to photo exhibits, art galleries, and museums as well as meetings with professionals in the field of visual arts.
All students registered in this program have the option of taking an additional Spanish language class
Experience the city through the lens of your camera. This course offers endless opportunities to fall in love with the city. It includes an extensive program of visits and guided tours to the different districts of the cities where you will be able to capture the vibrant life of a multicultural metropolis.
July 1st - 30th, 2020
Location: Alcala de Henares, Madrid, Spain
Course fee: 4,100 €
Universtity course accredited (3 credits – 45 hours)
Accommodation (double rooms)
Advising prior to departure
24/7 local support
Classes: All courses are delivered in English.
Participants will:Engage in group activities to empower their team-building skills in order to be able to solve problems through design thinking processes, collaboration, and creativity.Meet social, business and community leaders in order to learn from their personal experiences.Visit local business, entrepreneurship centers and social organizations and institutions where projects are taking place.