YU – The Lost Country

…Entrevista con Dragana Jurisic, YU – The Lost Country ¿Cómo fue tu vida durante la guerra en Croacia? La guerra empezó un domingo, en septiembre de 1991. Tenía 16 años. Yo estaba empezando mi tercer año de secundaria. Mis amigos y yo estábamos caminando por el río, que es una frontera natural entre Croacia y Bosnia. Ese día era inusualmente tranquilo, no había nadie alrededor,…

Natasha Christia assumes DOCfield>16’s artistic direction

Independent curator, writer and educator works on the topic Europe: Lost in Translation to elaborate a proposal of unpublished content for the next edition of the Documentary Photography Festival that’ll be held next spring in Barcelona. “It’s time to talk about us, about what Europe is today, who we are and who we were or what we pretended, as well as what we have to be now and what we aspire to be.” In the background, a…

The photographer Dragana Jurisic explores the Yugoslavian desintegration consecuences

The documentalist photographer Dragana Jurisic was born in Slavonski Brod, Croatia (then part of Yugoslavia). She completed her course in Fine Arts at Wales University, Newport. Currently based in Dublin (Ireland), Jurisic won a number of awards and exhibited widely both in Ireland and elsewhere.  She is the author of “YU: The Lost Country”, work that explores the Yugoslavian desintegration consecuences, which can be visited until 16th of June a…

El hombre europeo

Inspirado en el libro homónimo de Jorge Semprún, el primer capítulo de “Europe: Lost in Translation” apela a la noción de la identidad europea. El auge de la extrema derecha en Europa, acompañado de un crecimiento de la islamofobia y el racismo, ponen en duda los principios del continente en cuanto a los derechos humanos. Después de un siglo XX inundado de conflictos, que elevaron el discurso del odio hasta un genocidio de 6 millones de personas…

Interview with Guy Martin: “Now in Turkey everything is hidden, nobody knows what the truth is”

…edom. That’s the power of the Turkish TV, it’s the ability to shape the aspirations of the people. And we also find that this idea of being famous, of being a celebrity is just as big in the Middle East as it is in Europe.   Guy Martin– City of Dreams So what do you want to explain us with City of Dreams?  I just want people to look at my project and get lost in it, to be absorbed into a world that I have created. I think we see so many projec…

Program and registration

…of reality (talk in English) Marcela Ospina –   Oxfam Intermon  – Director of Public Engagement of Oxfam Intermón – Rebuilding trust in times of crisis Patricia Plaj a – Blanquerna University – Lecturer in Journalism and Corporate Communication – Inspiring confidence in high-risk situations Vicki Bernadet – Vicki Bernadet Foundation – Founder and Director – Family: how trust is built or lost Míriam Hatibi – IBN Batutta Foundation…

Speakers and organisation

…lara Jiménez Cruz, co-founder of Maldita.es, is a journalist and has developed the most her professional career in laSexta, both in “els serveis informatius” and different programs of the chain such as “Debat Roent”, laSexta Columna i laSexta Nit. Between 2013 and 2018 she was part of the team of El Objetivo with Ana Pastor. She is currently collaborating with RNE and Onda Cero. She is a member of the group of high level experts of the European C…

Entrevista con Alberto Bougleux: “El documental es una herramienta para devolver a los lugares una parte de su propia identidad”

…urself in these stories, and that allows you to empathise with the person. Like literature, this is a way of living lives that have never been yours, and that never will be yours, but you can experience them. What aspects of yourself do you think have contributed to the viewpoint of the documentary? Neorealism is a vital reference for me; it’s an experience that has marked European cinema and therefore forms part of documentary cinema’s ongoing c…

Team & Advisors

…As a visual editor, she has worked for the publishing house Blume and the magazines OjodePez. She combines visiting lectures on documentary photography in different private and public schools in Spain with the creation of alternative photography projects that challenge our society and shed light and create awareness of social issues worldwide. She has become tutor for various master classes organized by the World Press Photo Foundation in Europe