Books and Publications / Author Editions


Photography, Publication in the Diário da República - Despacho n.º 8645/2020 - 08/09/2020

6 ECTS; 3º Ano, 2º Semestre, 30,0 T + 30,0 TP + 5,0 OT

- Marta Sicurella
- Valter Nuno Garcez da Silva Ventura


a) Introduce the student to author publications and editions in Photography.
b) To present outstanding Author Books/Photobooks in a historical perspective.
c) Experiment with image editing and sequencing.
d) Produce and disseminate an original author's edition in the form of a mockup.

Various historical and thematic perspectives will be presented within the scope of the production of the photography book.
Issues related to editing, layout, finishing and dissemination of the books produced will also be presented.
The student must produce and, in dialogue with the teachers, choose and learn to edit images with a view to publishing a mockup.

Evaluation Methodology
Research work (20%), Production of a model (80%).
Students who do not obtain a minimum score of 7/20 on each component of the assessment will be excluded from the exam.
Exam - Reworked research work (20%), delivery of the reworked practical work (80%).

- Benson, R. (2001). The Book of 101 Books. NYC: PPP Editions
- Parr, M. e Badger, G. (2004). The Photobook: A History, . (Vol. 1 & 2). London: Phaidon
- Roth, A. (2004). The Open Book: A History of the Photographic Book from 1878 to the Present. Oslo: Hasselblad Center
- D. Himes, D. e Swanson, M. (2014). Publish Your Photography Book. (Vol. 1). New Jersey: Princeton Arquitectural Press

Method of interaction
A - Expositive method: theoretical lessons where the historical and theoretical foundations of the program content are taught
B - Practical-laboratorial classes, of experimentation in the selection, edition and sequencing of images.

Software used in class