Mission, vision, values

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Mission

Since it was founded in 2001, Photographic Social Vision has pursued the following goals:

  • to raise awareness about little-known social issues and circumstances
  • to foster social transformation and integration by providing tools of expression to individuals and groups, in both the general public and vulnerable sectors of society
  • to support the professional development of documentary photographers and to provide consulting to entities linked to the sector
About us

Read our institutional statement here

Vision

The commitment of the Foundation and its experience consist of:

  • strengthening the ties between authors, the professional milieu, and society
  • fostering reflection on, and a spirit of critical engagement with, our circumstances
  • recognizing and empowering good documentary practices as necessary tools in a democracy
  • providing the general public and the professional sector with tools for personal and professional development
  • understanding that images are not an objective reality but rather an invitation to interpret reality
Values
 

The values that have governed the Foundation’s work from its beginnings are:

  • veracity as a guiding principle
  • a commitment to giving wider circulation to little-known stories
  • support for socially engaged authors
  • quality in the realization of our projects
  • social inclusion with a positive focus
  • the encouragement of good documentary practices
  • the defence of information free of censorship or manipulation
  • integrity in obtaining images and information