Communicating with images: example of possible workshops activity

Year of production: 2020

Image is illustrative. By Max Panamá on Unsplash.

The practice is looking to: 

  • Increase the potential for participation and comparison among youngsters through the possibility of working with image and idea concepts;
  • Develop youngsters logical skills and perceptual/visual observation, multiple prospective reflections;
  • Acquisition of knowledge and use of modern communication languages;
  • Understanding of the expressive codes of cinematography and photography, current information and social media;
  • Acquisition of the essential elements of the history of images, transversal to genres and formats;
  • Analyze the relationship between film text and historiography;
  • Develop new opportunities for dialogue and confrontation.

Authors

Zaffiria

Education, gaming, digital citizenship, creativity and participation explored with the media: Centro Zaffiria works every day around these subjects. In recent years the main activity of the Centro Zaffiria has been to collaborate with schools and teachers to promote a greater knowledge of digital media education, which we consider today essential since childhood. Rge website https://www.zaffiria.it/ features yhe didactic resources of Centro Zaffiria that are all only in Italian, but you can find some of their materials in English language on external websites, such as: App Your School - https://www.appyourschool.eu/ Migrant liter@cies - https://www.migrantliteracies.eu/ Emels - https://emels.eu/ Film: a language without borders - https://www.bfi.org.uk/education-research/education/film-language-without-borders In French: Tandem - https://mediatandem.eu/