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Belén Vilanova1
Mayra Biajante
Mayra Biajante2
Mayra Biajante3
Belén Vilanova4
Mayra Biajante1
Belén Vilanova2
Belén Vilanova

T24. Photoembroidery:
photography intervention printed with free embroidery

4 HOURS

The workshop proposes an approach to the photo-embroidery technique, inviting the participants to intervene in photographs printed on paper using free embroidery. By using this ancient technique in a new support, we can transform our images, expressing ourselves in various ways.An embroidered photograph is a unique object, which contains the memory and personal experience of the person who makes it.The participants will be presented with some embroidery stitches on paper, types of materials, visual inspirations and tips on the technique so that they can create their own embroidered photograph.

Workshop content:

- Personal presentation and of the participants

- Photoembroidery as a tool of expression: presentation of personal work and visual references

- Materials to embroider on paper

- Composition and color

- Basic stitches to embroider on paper

- Technique practice

It is not necessary to have knowledge about embroidery.

Participants must bring photographs printed in any size and type of paper,however, the smaller the paper weight, the easier it is for the photo to tear while embroidering. Choose a photo to learn and test the technique, it doesn't matter if it breaks. If you have embroidery materials (threads, needles, etc) and want to bring to share, you are also welcome.

T57. Overflow image:
ways to produce and intervene a photograph with embroidery

8 HOURS

Photoembroidery is a technique that consists of intervening printed photographs with free embroidery and can be used in different ways and on different types of support. In the workshop they will be presented to the participantsconcepts and tools to think and create a photograph and different ways of applying embroidery. Through visual references, observation of creative processes, creativity and composition exercises, each person will be able to create their intervened photograph in a unique and united way. Different embroidery stitches will be presented and we will test the technique on both paper and fabric, using a transfer technique. We will also see how to register, preserve and finish the pieces produced.

Day 1

- Personal presentation and of the participants

- Photoembroidery as a tool of expression: presentation of personal work and visual references

- Think about photoembroidery: how to create images to intervene with free embroidery

- Composition and color

- Materials to embroider on paper

- Basic embroidery stitches

- Practice of technique on paper

Day 2

- Transfer on fabric

- How to embroider on fabric

- Intermediate embroidery stitches

- Practice of the technique on fabric

- Registration, conservation and completion of the pieces

- Assembly of the exhibition with the pieces made in the workshop (optional).

Participants must bring

- a photograph printed on any size and type of paper, however, the smaller the weight of the paper, the easier it is for the photograph to tear while embroidering. Choose a photo to learn and test the technique, it doesn't matter if it breaks.

- If you have embroidery materials (threads, needles, frame or wooden hoop, etc) and want to bring to share, you are also welcome.
- Send until 07/09 a digital photograph to the email mayrabiajante@gmail.com that will be used for the fabric transfer. People who do not send their photography to date will perform the technique with photographs of the artist.

- Bring mask and gloves for fabric transfer.

T31. Photographic intervention, messes and destruction
4 HOURS

will developa practical explanatory workshop on different intervention techniques,The participants will intervene their own photographs at the same time as the explanation.

Participants must bring:

-Preprinted photographs (on any paper) of images that are significant to you (very important) (quantity 10 or more the number you want)

- Tools such as: rags/ cutter/ scissors/ gloves/ lighters/ tweezers/ ruler/ adhesive tapes/ brushes/ glue/ spatulas/ punches/ sponges/ plastic bags/ hermetic bags/ papers/ etc... (whatever is on hand and works to alter the photos)

- Materials such as: paints/papers/cuttings/substances/coffee/sand... they can be as creative as they want any material that they like to work with or that is meaningful to them.

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