Every month PhotoVoice invites a different guest to provide a special blog post. This month it is our pleasure to have, one of Photovoice’s Trustees, Ni Sue Steward to share with you on our blog. In this Guest Blog for February the seasoned photography critic shares her joy of getting involved with PhotoVoice’s annual auctions.
PhotoVoice’s Clare Struthers braved the floods and battled the train cancellations last week, to make it to Cardiff to run our 3 day participatory photography training at the University of South Wales.We were invited by Becky Matthews, a Senior Lecturer on the BA Photojournalism course to run the training for their 1st year cohort of students alongside the lecturers, so they can support them to run their own projects in the local community.
Every month PhotoVoice invites a different guest to provide a special blog post.
This month we are very happy to have one of Photovoice’s Patrons, Nick Danziger, to give this month’s blog. Below, the award-winning photographer examines the power and value of photography and gives you a teaser of his talk at Kings Place as part of the Words on Monday series.
Last summer, in partnership with World Vision, PhotoVoice ran a photo advocacy project with young people with mixed disabilities in Albania.
Last year we ran the Shutter Release project in Ealing in partnership with DiversityInCare who support women recovering from addiction. We were very happy to showcase the incredible work produced by these women at a private view exhibition on 15th January as part of the London Art Fair. It was a very inspiring event, attended by all of the participants & the funders, the Deloitte’s Young Philanthropy.
PhotoVoice and the HIV Alliance is working with the Youth Stars – a group of representatives from key groups in the spread of HIV.
Our project manager Matt Daw is now in Myanmar and here he shares with you the amazing changes he sees in this group of young people, through the photovoice methodology
Basey, Samar, which is approximately 25km from Tacloban City, Leyte was badly hit by Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) last November 8, 2013 devastating the whole town and taking away the lives of 433 individuals. Despite of this tragic experience, the people of Basey still hope for a bright and better future for their beloved town.
PhotoVoice enjoyed another successful year as the official charity partner of the London Art Fair 2014, showcasing an array of our recent UK & international projects. Thank you to everyone who popped by the booth to say hello, we hope you enjoyed the exhibitions.
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PhotoVoice is currently undergoing an exciting re-brand, there will be a brand new, updated website to follow in the new year. Meanwhile, we are very excited to share with you a sneaky preview of our new logo!
Ryan participated on our Lookout UK project in 2012, to amplify the voices of young people in the UK prior to being awarded one of our bursaries, generously funded by the John Kobal Foundation. Here he tells us about photo story he developed as part of the Bursary Scheme.