Júlio de Matos Photography



Júlio de Matos has been active as a teacher in the area of photography for many years. In 1980 and 1981, as Graduate Assistant of History of Aesthetics of Photography, he shared responsibility for some classes at RIT, Rochester Institute of Technology, in Rochester, NY, USA.

In 1982, following his return to Portugal, he created the Advanced Course in Photography for Árvore, an Advanced Arts Training Cooperative in Porto. He was its director and faculty member until 1986. He taught - Introduction to Photography (including b&w darkroom work); History and Aesthetics of Photography; Photography Project; Pin-Hole Photography: Alternative & Non-Silver Photographic Processes.

From 1986 until 2003, he taught “Introduction to Photography” (including b&w darkroom work), and “Fashion Photography” (including photo studio practice), at Citex, the Portuguese Vocational Training Centre of Textile and Clothing.

From 2001 until 2004, he was in charge of the “Photography Project” for the recently created Photography Degree at the ESAP, Higher School of Arts of Porto. He has also supervised internships and workshops in diferent photo areas at Árvore, Porto; ISAPM, Funchal; EFC, Coimbra.

In 2014 he returned to teaching with his new photo workshop "The Photographic Travel Journey" (A Viagem Fotográfica).

2014/2015 Photographic Workshops:

- The Photographic Travel Journey, Oriente Museum, Lisboa, October 2014

- The Photographic Travel Journey, Serralves Museum, Porto, February 2015

- The Photographic Way of Seeing, Serralves Museum, Porto, March 2015

- Short Photo Workshop, Serralves Museum, Porto, July 2015

- The Photographic Way of Seeing, Oriente Museum, Lisboa, October 2015

- The Photographic Travel Journey, Serralves Museum, Porto, October 2015



International Photo Workshop in Serralves, 2015; Photo: © Sami Kilic / Serralves, 2015

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