The Photographer’s Guide To Los Santos: an in-game photography workshop
With Marco De Mutiis, Digital Curator Fotomuseum Winterthur
Date: Friday 17th of November 2023, 14:30 – 17:00
Level, Language: All levels, English
Price: CHF 60
Deadline for registration: 15th of November 2023
How it works: You will receive a confirmation of your registration. Three days before the workshop you’ll receive a mail with a link to the online workshop.
To participate, please log in 5-10 minutes before the online workshop starts – via the link you received.
Description: The workshop “The Photographer’s Guide to Los Santos” will take participants on aguided tour of Los Santos, the simulated version of Los Angeles in the game Grand TheftAuto V. The event will combine a virtual expedition of the locations where the mostimportant artistic works of in-game photography have been created. Throughphotographic re-enactment‘missions’, participants will recreate artworks inside thegame and learn different techniques to capture the game world. Ranging fromscreenshotting to simulated smartphone cameras, from “director mode” to modding, theworkshop will provide a rich set oftools for photographers and everyone interested indocumenting virtual worldsand exploring the properties of digital images
Marco De Mutiis, Digital Curator Fotomuseum Winterthur
Marco De Mutiis is an artist, researcher and curator. He works as Digital Curator at Fotomuseum Winterthur where he leads the Permanent Beta project and the co-hosts a series of fortnightly live streams titled Screen Walks. He is currently a PhD student at the Centre for the Study of the Networked Image at South Bank University in London, researching the role of photographic practices within computer games. His curatorial and research interests focus on digital and networked images. He teaches regularly at ECAL’s Master Photography and HSLU’s Camera Arts.