Photoconsortium Annual Event, hosted by CRDI. Public seminar and general assembly.


Girona-cathedral-PD-694x416img. Ajuntament de Girona, Vista exterior de l’absis de la Catedral de Girona, Public Domain.

test1aHosted by Photoconsortium member CRDI, the 2017 Annual Event of Photoconsortium is organized in the beautiful city of Girona (Spain), seat of an important audiovisual archive of millions photographs, films, hours of video and hours of sound recordings, mostly from private sources.

The archive is managed by CRDI, a body of the city Municipality created in 1997 with the mission to discover, protect, promote, provide and disseminate cinematographic and photographic heritage of the city of Girona.

Photos and follow-up

Friday 9th June 2017


Languages of the seminar: English, Catalan and Spanish

Chair: David Iglésias, Officer of Photoconsortium Association

09.45 Welcome message by Joan Boadas, Director of CRDI

10:00 Prof. Fred Truyen, KU Leuven. President of Photoconsortium Association. Presenting the Photography Collection in Europeana

10:15 Antonella Fresa, Promoter Srl. Vice-president of Photoconsortium Association. Photoconsortium, the expert hub for photography

10.30 Pierre-Edouard Barrault, Operations Officer at Europeana. Publishing in Europeana – Tools, Data & good practices

11:30 Coffee break and networking

12:00 Sílvia Dahl, Laia Foix. Photography deterioration terminology. A proposal to broaden the EuropeanaPhotography vocabulary.

12:30 Pilar Irala. The Jalon Ángel collection.

13:00 Debate

14:00 Lunch

15:00 – 16:00 Visit to the Cinema Museum

On the day before, 8th June, the General Assembly of Photoconsortium members took place.




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