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Jessica White and Andrea Lopez worked with 15 girls from Salzburg, Austria. We developed a curriculum that included Games developed originally by Augusto Boal, that lifted oppression and built trust and team work. We explored the use or photography in contemporary social media as well as portraiture to explore in depth significant women throughout history, who have become well known for diverse achievements in education, science, arts and law. We linked this understanding of photography portraiture, that has it´s historical influence from portrait painting, into practice. The girls created their own portraits with Polaroid cameras. This is a slow and careful process. We decided work with this type of film so that they could see how photography was once used. They could watch the chemical react to the light right in front of their eyes and also how they had to be careful! Very different from working with digital photography.

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Photography

  1. 1. Past/Present Future
  2. 2. Past/Present Future Millicent Fawcett: reading and education Ida Pfeiffer: traveling "Lee" Miller: photography and art Millicent thought that women should have the same rights as men. She helped to give women an education, like a teacher. Ida became a world traveler and explorer, one of the first women! Lee Miller became a photographer during the war and afterwards worked with photographers.
  3. 3. What should I continue doing? For Education: Read more, ask more questions. Language courses and other topics. For Writing: Continue writing a journal or a blog Follow up Activity to Amazing Women Game What should I stop doing that is not helping me? No Facebook or YouTube if I have work. How can I stop doing it? Turn off WiFi. One thing that I could do to help me get where I want to go: For photography: Contact photographers and do exhibitions of their work For writing: Write everyday for two hours in the morning and two hours in the evening
  4. 4. Amazing Women Discovering Hunt! The aim of the game is to look for answers to these questions and when you find a woman that you like or likes something that you like. Write about this woman in your past and future sheet. •Name: Ada Lovelace •When and Where were they born and die?: Britain in 1815 and died in 1852. •What do they do? / What are/were their jobs/work?: She published the first computer program •What did they like to do as a girl? (If it doesn´t say what she did as a girl, have a guess! Have a look what she likes now and think about what she liked as a girl): She liked Mathematics very much! •What did they do when they were grown up? Did they do anything amazing?: She was the first person to see how powerful computers can be. She is the one of the most important people in the history of computers and she is a woman!
  5. 5. Handbag €25
  6. 6. €25
  7. 7. Lana del Rey Born in 1986 Photo taken aprox. 2012 Singer-songwriter
  8. 8. Marion Davis Born in 1897 Photo taken aprox. 1915 Actress, producer, screenwriter, and philanthropist
  9. 9. 1915 2012
  10. 10. "Tetons and the Snake River", 1942 Photographer: Ansel Adams
  11. 11. Ansel Adams, 1942
  12. 12. "Afghan girl", 1984 Photographer: Steve McCurry
  13. 13. Photojournalist Remi Ochlik working in Syria, 2012
  14. 14. 20121942
  15. 15. Photographer: Ruben Salvadori
  16. 16. Photographer: Ruben Salvadori

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