Mute is On:  In a Pedagogical Crisis, The Answer is Sharing

We are excited to welcome Marni Shindleman as a guest this week on FotoFika!  Wednesday September 16, at 4pm EDT – Zoom Link Marni Shindleman leads the photography, Art X and AB in Interdisciplinary studies programs at UGA, which has one of the highest rates of Covid+ students in the country.  They  have mandated face […]

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LINKS TO DATABASES – PHOTOGRAPHERS / CLASSROOMS / BOOKS

It was so nice to see so many of you last week at FotoFika! I shared a number of resources which I’ll share below, ALL DATABASES ARE WORKS IN PROGRESS AND OPEN FOR ADDITIONS OR EDITS: https://fotofika.org/data/ CALENDAR: if you have events that are open to the public (lectures, etc), please invite [ fotofika2020 [at] gmail.com] – […]

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July 1 Workshop Postponed–Google Sign Up For Future Workshops

FotoFika Workshops Update. Out of  respect for the continuing momentum behind BLM political movement over the past month we have pulled back on FotoFika both in promoting the All Star Cards as well as the planned workshops. Today’s workshop was to focus on workers rights and unionization and it was the title Solidarity that made […]

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Summer Workshops For Preparing for continued uncertainty in Fall 2020

I will be offering 4 workshops this summer, details for RSVPing will be forthcoming as we solidify. Workshops will take place on Wednesdays but unlike the regular FotoFika slot, we will meet from 2 to 4 (EDT). The dates and general topics are as follows: Workshops will be participatory and emphasize problem solving and solutions […]

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181 Cards and Counting!

The FotoFika Allstars trading card project is closing in on 200 submissions to date.  We have students from around the world including China, Australia and New Zealand.  Becky Senf, Anne, Betsy and I have reached to our network of artists, curators and programers and can confirm the participation of the following list of AWESOME (which […]

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Now What?

This week on FotoFika,  Stephanie DeMer will join us to talk about strategies for establishing healthy work/live/creativity balance during COVID 19.  DeMer is the Iowa Idea Visiting Assistant Professor in Photography at The University of Iowa, she holds an MFA in Photo + Film from Virginia Commonwealth University and as part of sustaining her artistic […]

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Selfcare

As we approach the end our semester and the final emotional push to celebrate our students during this challenging time, don’t forget to take care of yourself.  One of my service obligations at Virginia Commonwealth University is supporting the Collegiate Recovery Community at VCU called Rams in Recovery.  They published this fantastic article this week […]

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