ágora fotolab is a platform for thought, knowledge, analysis, reflection, review, and discussion of all artistic practices related to contemporary photography. A welcoming space intended for opening new channels of thought, communication, and interaction among the different agents of the national and international photographic scene and the attendants. It is a laboratory of ideas that was born with the intention of contributing to the recognition of the contemporary photographic culture, the analysis of its actual situation, and the creation of new audiences.


In its first edition, ágora fotolab will offer a tour along the process of creation, production, (self)publication, promotion, new tendencies, and

collection of photobooks. All of this through a series of talks given by Martin Parr, Horacio Fernández, Carmen Dalmau, Gonzalo Golpe, Jor Uriarte, Enrique Lista, and Sonia Berger.ágora fotolab is an open and inclusive event with no admission fee on a first come, first served basis, held in the auditorium of Centro Federico García Lorca prior registration at inscriptions


agora fotolab is a cultural project promoted by El Trapiche Cultura Fotográfica in collaboration with Muga —two independent initiatives that create ideas, manage, organize, and produce projects which promote and develop contemporary photography.


Saturday 29TH October


Independent photography publications and its distribution

Sonia Berger

From 11 am to 12:30 pm




The photo books in my library: an emotional journey

Carmen Dalmau

From 12:30 to 2 pm



From the proposal to the lay-out, from the lay-outto the photo book

Gonzalo Golpe

From 5 to 6,30 pm



Horacio Fernández and Martin Parr

From 6,30 to 8 pm