Double Agents: a workshop in Photography and Writing

Seminario presencial | Del 9 de febrero de 2017 al 11 de febrero de 2017

February 2017, Thursday 9 and Friday 10 from 16:00 to 20:00 and Saturday from 10:00 to 14:00.
By Nicholas Muellner
Place: Centro de la Imagen

This workshop will explore various approaches to working at the intersection of writing and photography. Using publication, exhibition, performance, ethnography and cinema as models, the workshop will propose an expanded sense of what constitutes the history and possibility of this hybrid territory.

The workshop will be organized around the following activities:
• Lectures and discussions of assigned primary reading/viewing materials
• Writing, editing, sequencing and image-making exercises (collaborative and independent)
• Individual meetings, group discussion and response to student project ideas

Specific lectures, discussions and activities may include:
An introduction to foundational examples in image-text work
A discussion of subject, subjectivity and voice in both writing and photography
Short exercises in form and structure, working from participants’ existing or found/archival material
Short exercises in observation and documentation
Short project and plan for extended/continuing work

Intended for: Professionals working in the fields of photography and visual arts.

Modality: Working sessions will take place in Centro de la Imagen, Plaza de la Ciudadela 2, Centro Histórico, 06000 Ciudad de México, CDMX.

Duration: 12 hours, February 2017, Thursday 9 and Friday 10 from 16:00 to 20:00 and Saturday from 10:00 to 14:00.

Course enrollment:
1. Fill in the application form. You will receive an email confirmation with the information required to cover the initial donation (our organization is non-profit).
2. Pay the donation either by PayPal or via bank deposit.
3. Send your payment receipt to


Donativo total
$3,500MXN (aprox $190USD)


Todos los donativos son deducibles de impuestos.

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