Photography workshop «Exploring the sky: the paths of the endless search» by Juan del Junco

  • Day: 1, 2, and 3 February 2019
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  • Space: Auditori and practical exterior exit
  • Payment activity with registration: € 50 (with a 10% discount for members of Es Baluard)

Es Baluard program within the framework of the activities complementary to the exhibition «Them and Us» the photography workshop «Exploring the sky», given by Juan del Junco, artist present in the museum’s Collection. The workshop is formulated through a practice, which will use strategies used by the creator in his work: the approach to the natural world, the paradox between science and emotion, the experiential landscape and the formal processes linked to the archive and conceptual art.


Day 1
11: 00h-13:00h Introduction to the work of Juan del Junco
1. Conceptual Andalusia, genesis
2. Conceptual Andalusia, description of the chapters
3. Never-Ending Handbook. Guide to the birds of my world. Genesis and first lines,
4. Praxis and articulation of a project of contemporary artistic photography.
5. The approach to the antural world, the plot of the archive and the “emotional ornithology”.
6. The idea of ​​experiential in the landscape: travel the roads.
7. An approach to conceptual art. Text and image
8. Never-Ending Handbook. Guide to the birds of my world. Formalization

5:00 p.m.-7 p.m. Presentation and discussion by the students of their intentions and strategies regarding the project to be carried out.

Day 2
11:00h-13:00h / 16:00h-18:00h Hike in the countryside to carry out projects

Day 3
11:00h-14:30h Work view and formalization of the projects
17:00h-19:00h Presentation and final individual defense

The registration fee is 50 euros (10% discount for Members of Es Baluard) and places are limited. Registration:

Juan del Junco (Jerez de la Frontera, 1972) has a degree in Fine Arts from the University of Seville, founding member of The Richard Channin Foundation in the late 90’s in Seville.

Winner of the IV Pilar Citoler Prize for Contemporary Photography in 2010 and the Cortes de Cádiz Prize for Plastic Arts, he has been the beneficiary of several scholarships, including the Aid for Violence Creation BBVA Foundation; the Casa Velázquez scholarship, the Scholarship for photography projects Caja San Fernando Joven Autor Andaluz and the Daniel Vázquez Díaz Scholarship.

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