img. Ajuntament de Girona, Vista exterior de l’absis de la Catedral de Girona, Public Domain.
Hosted by Photoconsortium member CRDI, on the occasion of the Archives International Day, the 2017 Annual Event of Photoconsortium was organized in the beautiful city of Girona (Spain), seat of an important audiovisual archive of millions photographs, films, hours of video and hours of sound recordings, mostly from private sources.
The archive is managed by CRDI, a body of the city Municipality created in 1997 with the mission to discover, protect, promote, provide and disseminate cinematographic and photographic heritage of the city of Girona.
The event was very friendly and successful with a nice number of attendees, especially from Spain cultural institutions who are interested in promoting photographic heritage. On the occasion, the new edition of PHOTOCONSORTIUM’s “All Our Yesterdays” photographic exhibition was launched, on show until the end of the year in Sant Curat (Barcelona) at the Catalonia National Archive.
Friday 9th June 2017
PUBLIC SEMINAR: PHOTOCONSORTIUM INFORMATIVE SESSION
Languages of the seminar: English, Catalan and Spanish
Chair: David Iglésias, Officer of Photoconsortium Association
09.45 Welcome message by Joan Boadas, Director of CRDI
10:00 Prof. Fred Truyen, KU Leuven. President of Photoconsortium Association, and Sofie Taes, curator of Europeana Photography collection. Presenting the Photography Collection in Europeana – DOWNLOAD THE PRESENTATION (PDF, 3.6 Mb)
10:15 Antonella Fresa, Promoter Srl. Vice-president of Photoconsortium Association. Photoconsortium, the expert hub for photography – DOWNLOAD THE PRESENTATION (PDF, 1.4 Mb)
10.30 Pierre-Edouard Barrault, Operations Officer at Europeana. Publishing in Europeana – Tools, Data & good practices – DOWNLOAD THE PRESENTATION (PDF, 3.1 Mb)
11:30 Coffee break and networking
12:00 Sílvia Dahl, Laia Foix. Photography deterioration terminology. A proposal to broaden the EuropeanaPhotography vocabulary.
12:30 Pilar Irala. The Jalon Ángel collection.
15:00 – 16:00 Visit to the Cinema Museum
On the day before, 8th June, the General Assembly of Photoconsortium members took place.