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Photo Voices exhibition at RichMix

Photo Voices “Sharing Lives, Opening Eyes” exhibition launch was a rocking’ night of photography and music!

A huge thank you to everyone who made it down to RichMix to enjoy this eclectic mix of photo-stories and music and a special thanks to PhotoVoice participants, performers, partners and organisers who made the whole event possible.

Family, Friends, and supporters came together to celebrate the work of PhotoVoice trained photographers and reflect upon the striking imagery and important stories of these inspirational people.

The exhibition, which showcases striking imagery and important stories from PhotoVoice trained photographers, celebrated its opening night with an eclectic mix of musical entertainment. To kick start the evening of top live music, Lister Community School gave Rich Mix a taste of rising musical talent with students live music performances inspired by the photographs and themes from the PhotoVoice Lookout UK  project. The students and Lister Community School gave a brilliant warm up for the rest of the night’s entertainment. After a few words from PhotoVoice Director Kevin McCullough & PhotoVoice Bursary participant Bianca Tennet, the night continued with some great live acts as part of our Amplify night of live music.

Chris Peck got things moving with his melodic acoustic set. Rhythmical rhymes of Swami Baracus, charismatic Tall Stories, topped off with some honest & humorous folk stories from Beans on Toast where some of the great acts of the night and the psychedelic pop band Le Masque
It was top line up of entertainment and provided a great platform to share the important and unheard voices from around the world in the East end of London.

Photo Voices “Sharing Lives, Opening Eyes” will remain at Rich Mix until the 26th October 2012, so please drop by for a look if you have yet to see it!

Rich Mix
35-47 Bethnal Green Road
E1 6LA

An extra special mention to Adrian White – music coordinator / Jessica Bishopp – volunteer / Bianca Tennant – PV bursary participant, speaker & photographer / Kristian – exhibition design work / Lister Community School / Matt Daw – exhibition coordinator / Clare Struthers – photographer & event support / Rich Mix / & all live music acts

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