Live Workshops

Live workshops


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Winter 2012

Self-portrait workshop for women over 40, in Barcelona. December 1-2.

Fall 2012

Hospital de Dia Nou Barris, Barcelona, for teenagers with mental disorders, September 14, 17-17, October, November and December.

Bottega Immagine: Milan:

- introductory intensive weekend, September 21-23

- Training for therapeutic self-portrait facilitators:

1st part (following the complete method on yourself): 3 weekends in October, November 2012 and January 2013

2nd part (application of the method on others) from February to July 2013

University of Luxemburg, October 5-8

Istituto Erich Fromm, Bologna: The Self-Portrait Experience meets psychoanalysis, October 12-14, Helsinki, October 19-21

Social Photo Fest Perugia, November 16-18. Please write to

2012 - Jan to July

ISPA, School of Applied Sociology and Psychology, Barcelona, January 27-29, workshop for art-therapists.

Philo, School of Applied Philosophy, Milan, February 10-12

Domus Academy of Fashion and Design, Milan, 10/02 - 23/02. Only for Domus students.

Università Cattolica di Milano, 24-25 February, for psychologists and therapists, on the clinical use of The Self-Portrait Experience.

Bottega Immagine, Milan:

Primo livello, 18-19 febbraio 2012, sul tema delle emozioni.

Workshop completo di autoritratto in 3 weekend intensivi: 17-18 marzo, 12-13 maggio, 16-17 giugno. Per fare il proprio progetto completo di autoritratto, il primo passo per diventare facilitatori di autoritratto secondo questo metodo (più avanti faremo la seconda parte, il training per utilizzare il metodo con altre persone). VENERDI 17 ORE 21, PRESSO BOTTEGA IMMAGINE, VIA MASACCIO 18, MILANO, PRESENTAZIONE DEL WORKSHOP COMPLETO!!!

Complete self-portrait workshop in 3 intensive weekends: March 17-18, May 12-13, June 16-17, to build your own personal self-portrait project, the first step to become a self-portrait facilitator in this method (later on we'll do the second part, the training to use this method with others).

Workshop di autoritratto per adolescenti: 24-25 marzo, sul tema delle emozioni. Presentazione sabato 18 febbraio ore 19.

Nuove Artiterapie - Roma, 2-4 marzo, sul tema delle emozioni. Presso la Libreria Rinascita.

SAVIGNANO, Circolo Fotografico Cultura e Immagine, 10-11 marzo, primo e secondo step.

MS Galería, Madrid: sesiones individuales de autorretrato, durante mi exposición SOMEONE TO LOVE.

University of Barcelona, Art Academy, conference. April 16, 12 pm.

BERLIN, See the Story: self-portrait and visual autobiography workshop, with Sabine Felber. April 23-27.

Centro de Fotografía Documental, Barcelona, self-portrait workshops on the expression of emotions, May 4-6.

Istituto di Terapia Familiare di Firenze, self-portrait workshop, May 18-20.

With SDA Bocconi, self-portrait workshops for leadership training in different Italian companies, May and June 2012.

Officine Fotografiche, Roma, 8-10 giugno (June)

Galería H2O, Barcelona, 11-12-13 julio (July)

Toscana Photo Festival, 17-18-19 luglio (July)

Fall and winter 2011 workshops

Mois de la Photo de Montreal, Skol Centre des Arts Actuels, Saturday Sept.10 and Sept.17, 12pm to 5pm: free self-portrait sessions for visitors. Tuesday Sept.13, workshop for women at Passages, a home for women who live in difficult circumstances. Wednesday, Sept.14, workshop for CEDA, association for adult education.

Festival Segni d'Infanzia, October 5-8, November 8-13, workshops for teenagers in Mantova

Fotofficina Barasso, Varese, November 25-27, Second Level workshop

Bottega Immagine, MILAN, December 9-11, First Level workshop

Summer workshops

Fototeca Comunale Morrovalle, Italy, July, 15-17

Fotofficina Barasso, Varese, July 8-10

La Melagrana Fotografia, Cagliari, Sardegna, June 24-26

LUOVA, Helsinki, June 10 to 12

MALTA, May 7-8, Atelier Culture.

More workshops in Italy this spring

Bottega Immagine, May 20-21-22

C.U.T., Perugia, March 25-26-27

A workshop at the University of Luxemburg and the Casino: Higher Self (some collaborative self-portraits produced during the workshop) will be part of the exhibition at the Casinò of Luxemburg, "Second Lives : Jeux masqués et autres Je", from May 14 to Sept.11

Book presentations in Italy, February 2011

Museo di Fotografia Contemporanea, Cinisello Balsamo (Milan), February 23, 9 p.m.

University of Bologna, Department of Visual Arts, February 21, at 11 a.m.

Spazio Labò, Bologna, Feb 21, 6.30 pm

Bottega Immagine, Milan, Feb 11, 8 p.m.

Workshops in Italy February 2011

Museo di Fotografia Contemporanea, Cinisello Balsamo, for teenagers: February 11, 17, 23

Bottega Immagine, Milan, February 12-13, now open for registration!

Circolo Fotografico Cultura e Immagine, Savignano, February 19-20

Domus Academy of Fashion and Design, Milan, February 14, 22.

Workshops in Finland 2011

PHOTOTHERAPY SYMPOSIUM, Turku, February 5, 2011

Workshops in Barcelona 2010-2011

Districte Sant Martí, for women over 50, January 25-26

Workshop in Barcelona's prison BRIANS 1, for women: January, February, March 2011, with the support of La Caixa Obra Social.

THE PRIVATE SPACE, conference and book presentation SOMEONE TO LOVE, Nov.4, 18.30 - workshop, November 5-6-7, 2010.

Workshops in Italy 2010

Sistema Counseling , Milan, October 16-17, 2010. Call or write to

Piccolo Formato, Bologna : 3 intensive weekends, from February to April 2010

Workshop at Correggio's High School, for students and teachers, February 2010

Domus Academy of Fashion Design, Milan, February 8 and 22, 2010.

Workshops in Finland September 2010

Turku Academy of Arts

Workshops in Finland January 2010

Tampere University Hospital

Turku Academy of Arts

Two workshops before Xmas, in Italy:

Workshop at San Camillo Community, Concorezzo (Milan, Italy), for people with AIDS (Dec. 14-15-16)

Workshop at Istituto Fabio Besta, Milan, for students and teachers (Dec. 21-22, Jan 11 2010)

RADIO INTERVIEW - RADIO RAI 2 - Sat. Dec 12, 9.30 - 10.30 (see my Facebook page)

how to transform emotions into art
Cristina Nunez's Self-Portrait Lab at MC2 Gallery, Milan, via Col del Rosso 8.
Friday 27/11 from 6pm to 9pm
Saturday 28/11 from 11 am to 9 pm
Sunday 29/11 from 11 am to 8 pm.


Roehampton University, London, December 8, 2009.

FORMA, Centro Internazionale di Fotografia, Milano, October 8, 18.30, 2009.

Accademia di Belle Arti di Bologna, October 12, 19.30, 2009.

Northampton University, The Arts and Health Conference 8-10 September 2009.

Workshop in Vienna:

African Self-Portraits at the Afrika-Tage Festival in Donauinsel, Vienna, 24 July to August 2, 2009.

Workshops in Italy (past):

Festival di Fotografia Roma, May 28-29-3, Pala-Expo, Rome.

Centro Culturale Candiani, Mestre (Venezia). Presentation (open to the public): 2 april 2009. Workshop: 9-10 may 2009.

San Vittore Prison, Milan, for women, February to July, 2009.

Workshops in Barcelona:

Citilab Cornellà, 4 weekend workshop:

- free presentation, April 3, 18.30, Citilab

- workshop: April 4-5, April 18-19, May 2-3, May 16-17.

Presentations in New York City:

New York University, Drama-therapy Dept., March 4, 6.45 pm. Department of Music and Performing Arts, 35 W 4th Street, Suite 777, NY 10012.

Institute for the Arts in Psychotherapy, Chelsea, March 6, 6 pm. 526 W 26th Street (between 10th and 11th), Suite 309 (third floor), New York City.

Workshops in New York:

Institute for the Arts in Psychotherapy, Chelsea, March 7 - 8.

Women's Health Center, Brooklyn, March 11 - 13

Individual selfportrait sessions in New York.

Workshops in Finland (past):

Child Psychiatric Unit,Tampere University Hospital, for child-psychiatrists, February 2009

University of Turku, october 2008

Turku Academy of Arts, october 2008, now on E-learning

The Finnish Phototherapy Association, october 2008, for therapists

Self-portrait workshop for teenagers, Barcelona:

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Self-portrait workshop only for women over 40, Barcelona:

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