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Photo Talk: One icon - 1000 words
Start date: Mar 1, 2011,

In the multilateral youth exchange "Photo talk: one icon - 1000 words!" will participate 18-25 years old youngsters with fewer opportunities (social, economical and geographical obstacles) from 6 different European countries (Greece, Bulgaria, Turkey, Italy, Romania and Poland) - 4 participants and 1 leader from each country. The youth exchange will take place in Greece- Athens, from 19 till 28 June, 2011. This Youth exchange includes 3 different dimensions which interacting each other. During the first days we will concentrate to the meaning of image in our life. Next step will be to develop photo's historical and technical basic secrets through photo "evolution" from the first black and white picture till digital photo today. Trough these activities, project will promote both practical and creative skills of youngsters working with photo in different workshops. These tools, youngsters will also use to express their feelings and impressions in intercultural context during the whole project. In the end phase youngsters will work in team to prepare the exhibition of their own-made photos in some public places in Athens and after -showing in pictures cultural interaction between all 5 participating countries. All activities will be organized practicing non-formal education methods, creative and practical scopes of photo. Through photos in different techniques, youngsters will create an intercultural dialogue in pictures without being necessary to speak the same language. As an outcome of the exchange youngsters will create a colourful calendar for 2012 year with the best 12 photos taken and some interesting cultural facts.

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