The lecture will focus on the analysis of photography and various approaches to interpretation of photographic collections.
Doc. Mgr. Jiří Siostrzonek, Ph.D.
In his pedagogical and research work he explores photography in the context of social studies.
Siostrzonek teaches visual sociology with an emphasis on documentary photography, photographic projects, interpretation of photography, he also works with photographic archives and history of photography.
He is a co-author in long-term photo-sociological projects.
He is an author of several specialist publications on history of photography. Works as a curator, and is an active photographer himself.
Currently lectures visual sociology at ITF, the Silesian University in Opava, and at Multimedia communications department of Tomas Bata University, Zlin. He also gives visiting lectures at universities in Vratislav, Poznan, Katowice.
He organizes workshops, conferences and seminars focused on applied photography and it’s use in scientific research.
He aims to popularize photography, sociology and art through media and informal events, he also has interest in film history and gives lectures, organizes festivals and discussions on the subject.