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Past Events and Exhibitions

PV 10 Auction - A Warm and Intimate Evening

Our auction concluded with sales of nearly 30 prints from our project participants. If you weren’t able to make the evening and wish to purchase a participant print for £115, please order online here.

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Voice of Freedom Exhibition at Amnesty International UK!

Our Voice of Freedom project is unique in that it brings the voices of the formerly enslaved to a wide public for the very first time. Photography from Voice of Freedom will be on show at Amnesty International UK from April 16 until May 13.

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March Guest Blog- Sue Steward

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.

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London Art Fair 2014 Speaker Bio

PhotoVoice presents: ‘An Evening with Nick Danziger’ @ Kings Place, 3rd March

As part of the Kings Place Words on Monday series, PhotoVoice presents: ‘An Evening with Nick Danziger’ @ Kings Place, Monday 3rd March 2014

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You can read the Guest Blog by Nick Danziger here

London Art Fair, 15 - 19 January 2014

PhotoVoice is back at the London Art Fair on the 15th – 19th January 2014
Don’t miss our panel debate on Wednesday 15th Jan at 1pm:
Control of the Frame: Power, Representation & Identity in Photography

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Having Our Say Too Project Launch

The evening’s guests were treated to an exhibition of images created on the project as well as a screening of a selection of digital stories.  The project resource for practitioners was also unveiled alongside the bespoke website that holds image portfolio’s, digital stories and all the practitioners resources and factsheets.

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Round up of Lookout Youth Slam 2013

The Lookout Youth Slam brought creativity, energy and important youth perspectives to East London, on Saturday 28th September, which provided opportunities for young people to discover new ways to speak out and feed into debates from which they are often excluded.

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Join us for the LOOKOUT Youth Slam Reception

This Fri 27th Sept, we invite you to the LOOKOUT celebration of youth voice through multimedia & the launch of the Amnesty Young Human Rights Photography Awards. Come down to Rich Mix, London 5pm - 7pm for drinks, live music & photography

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Having Our Say Too Celebration & Resource Launch

On Thursday 17th October we will be celebrating the HAST project. Young people explore and represent their experiences and perspectives on sexual exploitation through photography and digital story telling.

Lookout 5 Day Photography Course @ RichMix

The Lookout 5 day Photography Course had a fantastic line up of fun & alternative workshops for our group of inspiring 16 - 25 yr olds this August

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LOOKOUT Free Photo Workshop Sat 10th August!

Calling all 16 - 25 creatives!
Come along to our FREE studio workshop @ Rich Mix, London THIS Saturday to learn top photo skills & get your very own professional portrait taken!

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Lookout Glasgow Exhibition Launch - how did it go?

Lookout has been busy this summer with the Lookout Glasgow Exhibition Launch on Tues 30th July and Free Drop-in Photo workshops in Glasgow and London

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LOOKOUT Youth Slam! @RichMix 28th Sept 2013

Calling all 16 - 25 creatives!
Join the Lookout Youth Slam@RichMix Sat 28th Sept 2013 2pm - 7pm

Photo Exhibition | Multimedia Workshops & Screenings | Photo Studio | Street Art | Live Music

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Only 2 days left to support Voice of Freedom!

Please help make this important project happen, supporting formerly trafficked women in Israel share their stories and take control of their lives

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PhotoVoice Participant wins National Photography Competition!

On Monday 17th June Jamie traveled down to London to receive 1st prize in the NCVO National Photography Competition.

Support Team PhotoVoice in RideLondon-Surrey 100 Sunday 4th Aug

Richard Thomas and Rudy Melo are our brave riders taking on a 100 mile cycling challenge around London! Meet our riders & show your support.

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LookOut Liverpool!

Tuesday 11th June, saw the 1st of our Lookout UK youth conferences, showcasing the work, talents & perspectives of young people around the UK.

WILD Print Sale - Thank you for your support

Limited Edition print sale of WILD competition prints to help raise money for PhotoVoice

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PICS makes a comeback for 2013!

PICS 2013 – Photographic Images Changing Society
BOXPARK Launch & Sat 8th June 2013 @RichMix

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Lookout Youth Conference Liverpool Tues 11th June

The conference took place @FACT, Liverpool as part of the nationwide Lookout campaign

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WILD Print Sale now open until 10 June

Limited Edition print sale of WILD competition prints to help raise money for PhotoVoice

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PICS Festival 2013- Images Changing Society

On June 8, PhotoVoice will present the second PICS Festival, celebrating the role that photography can play in changing society for the better.

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PhotoVoice & WAGGGS Partnership

PhotoVoice recently trained 20 international women from the World Association of Girl Guides & Girl Scouts

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Amnesty Young Human Rights Reporter of the Year Award Ceremony 2013!

PhotoVoice are very proud to have partnered with Amnesty International this year on their prestigious Young Human Rights Reporter of the Year competition!

PhotoVoice evening with Steve Bloom was a sell-out show!

On Monday 29th April, we were lucky enough to be in the charming company of internationally acclaimed photographer and author Steve Bloom.


We are in the process of reviewing WILD entries with photographer Steve Bloom. Top 50 winners announced for the print sale on Mon 29 April at Steve Bloom’s lecture. Print sale & public voting live Wednesday 1 May.

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PhotoVoice Lecture 2013: Steve Bloom @ Kings Place, April 29th

Steve Bloom’s Africa:
From the apartheid years to Africa today

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WILD photography competition and print sale in support of PhotoVoice

Celebrate the natural world and help raise money for PhotoVoice

22 April   Competition Deadline

29 April   50 Shortlist Winners Announced
30 April   Public Vote opens
1 May     Print Sale opens

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The PhotoVoice Inclusive Photography Resource & Sensory Exhibition Launch

Thank you to everyone who came along to celebrate the occasion on Tues 26th March 2013

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PhotoVoice & Drew Studios Professional Photography Training 21 & 22 March 2013

PhotoVoice is teaming up with Drew Studios to deliver two exclusive days of training:

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Celebrations all round at our Bursary 2011-12 Exhibition launch

A huge thank you to all those who joined PhotoVoice to commemorate our Bursary 2011-12 recipient’s achievements on Tuesday 22nd January 2013

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PV panel debate @ LAF 2013 was a packed out event!

PhotoVoice kick started the London Art Fair’s Photography Focus Day with its panel debate “Mirror to the Soul: Empathy through photography” yesterday Wed 16th Jan 2013

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London Art Fair 16th – 20th January 2013

PhotoVoice is back at the London Art Fair on the 16th – 20th January 2013
Don’t miss our panel debate on Wednesday 16th Jan at 12pm:

Mirror to the Soul: Empathy through photography
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NCVO Photography Competition 2013

Welcome to NCVO members wishing to take part in the NCVO photography competition 2013 in partnership with PhotoVoice.

RY4C hosts a debate about the legal status of the UNCRC

Coming up on Friday 14th December is a debate surrounding the legal status of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child,  held at UNICEF UK. Please spread the word and come along to help add to the debate fighting for the rights of the child.
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The PhotoVoice Auction 2012 was an enjoyable occassion

The 10th annual auction of exceptional photographs took place on Tuesday 20th November. A massive thank you to all those involved and to everyone who came along and supported PhotoVoice
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10th PhotoVoice Auction of Exceptional Photographs

10th Annual Auction of Exceptional Photographs
Tuesday 20th November,
Live auction starts 7.30pm
Hosted by LBi

PhotoVoice Lecture Series: Tim Flach @ Kings Place, Nov 5th

PhotoVoice brings you an exclusive evening lecture with Tim Flach at Kings Place this November. An opportunity not to be missed!

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TPAtalk in Bristol featuring PhotoVoice’s Matt Daw on 1st November

Come and see PhotoVoice’s Project Manager Matt Daw discuss the projects that will be featuring in TPA and PhotoVoice’s collborative touring exhibition, VOICES. The talk is on the 1st November, hosted by the University of West England in Bristol.

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Photo Voices “Sharing Lives, Opening Eyes” exhibition at RichMix

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

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Having Our Say Too Exhibition Launch!

The Having Our Say Too exhibition launch as part of the Brighton Photo Fringe was a great success!

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Having Our Say Too exhibiton launch, 6th October @ Brighton Photo Fringe

Join us for the launch of the Having Our Say Too exhibition, exploring young peoples perspectives and experiences of sexual exploitation, this Saturday, 6th October, as part of the Brighton Photo Fringe.

AMPLIFY @ Rich MiX 4th Oct 8pm

Join us for an exclusive PhotoVoice night of live music to help celebrate our Photo Voices exhibtiion and our year-long collaboration with Rich Mix!

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PHOTO VOICES - “Sharing lives, Opening eyes” @ Rich Mix 4th - 26th October

This multi-sensory experience of photography, text and audio, challenges our understanding of the world by showcasing participant’s stories and perspectives from the latest UK and International PhotoVoice projects

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PhotoVoice Lecture Series: Jillian Edelstein on 17th July at Foto8

Jillian Edelstein, the award winning press and documentary photographer in conversation with Sue Steward, the arts critic for London’s Evening Standard.

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Matrix World Refugee Day Festival, 20th June at 5.30pm

Please join us on 20th June at this mini-festival style event at Matrix Chambers, with free-flowing international food and drink, celebrating the lives and experiences of refugees and migrants worldwide.

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“Trafficked women - speak into the silence”, 17th May

Join PhotoVoice & Red Light Campaign and author Leila Segal for an exhibition on modern slavery at the French Institute, London on 17th May.

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Auckland Festival of Photography - Crossing Borders Symposium

Featuring PhotoVoice Projects Manager Matt Daw presenting See it Our Way.

Lookout London exhibition has moved to Dalston!

The exhibition that showcases young people’s perspective on gang culture and knife crime, will stay at Dalston Library until the 14th of May.

Street Collection - an online sale of affordable street photography is OPEN!

30 top street photographers have offered limited editions of their best work to raise money for PhotoVoice in an online sale between 11th and 25th April.

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Rights! Cameras! Action! exhibition in London

Young People Explore Children’s Rights Through Photography

Rights! Cameras! Action! has engaged young people all over the UK in exploring the relevance of the UN Convention of the Rights of the Child to their lives. Opens April 11th @Underground Gallery, London.

Citizen Journalism & Beacon Hubs - Extending the Public Square

Projects Manager Matt Daw is speaking as part of the GlobalNet21 and Media Trust meeting on the subject of Citizen Journalism and Beacon Hubs on Wednesday 28th March 2012.

Roundhouse CircusFest 2012: Forum on Art and Social Change

PhotoVoice will join the discussion around art and social inclusion as part of CircusFest 2012 organized by the Roundhouse.

A PhotoVoice evening with Finbarr O’Reilly

Tuesday 6th March saw host to an evening with Reuters photographer Finbarr O’Reilly at the fabulous Foto8 gallery.

Help us record children’s messages to the PM!

PhotoVoice is leading the Right Year for Children campaign - join us on 14th April to spread the word about children’s rights!

VOICES exhibition in Peterborough

VOICES exhibition will be showcased in Peterborough next week, between 21 - 25th March.

VOICES exhibition now in London!

VOICES, a travelling photography exhibition by young people is moving to London for 5 days only! Prepared in collaboration with The Photographic Angle.

VOICES - a new travelling exhibiton

An exhibition of photography by young people by The Photographic Angle in collaboration with PhotoVoice.
7th – 11th March 2012, Redwing & Kestrel House, Milton Keynes, MK7 6TT


PhotoVoice at the London Art Fair - how did it go?

London Art Fair 2012 came to an end last Sunday. Read about the highlights of our involvement and listen to the best bits of our panel debate!

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PhotoVoice gives a talk at the London Art Fair!

Take part in a our panel discussion at the London Art Fair on 18th January.

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The Right Year For Children launches this week!

The Right Year for Children is coming up next Friday (16th December). How will we celebrate?

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Lookout London Exhibition Launch!

The Lookout London exhibition launch went off with a bang last night!

VOICES Exhibition Now in Birmingham

Previously showcased with a great success at the Hereford Photography Festival, VOICES exhibition moves to BOA in Birmingham.

Lookout London exhibition launch!

A BIG thank you to all who came along to the Lookout London exhibition launch - a good time was had by all!

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PhotoVoice Auction 2011 Preview Exhibition

A preview exhibition of prints in the PhotoVoice Auction of Exceptional Photographs 2011, which is open for public viewing.

The PhotoVoice Auction 2011 was a great success!

This years Auction was a great success enjoyed by all who attended, and included some brand new features such as the preview exhibition and the Silent Auction text bidding system.

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PhotoVoice at HPF: October - November 2011

PhotoVoice will be showcased at two venues during the Hereford Photography Festival 2011, and will lead a seminar in the use of participatory photography to bring about social change.

PhotoVoice showcases work at the Delhi Photo Festival

Lookout London photos to be showcased at police gangs conference

Photographs from both Lookout London groups will be showcased at the Police & Criminal Justice conference Tackling Gangs and Serious Youth Violence, on Friday 30th September 2011.

Walk in My Shoes: 12th – 26th October 2011

Southside Shopping Centre in Wandsworth hosts a photo-trail of images by PhotoVoice-trained photographers sharing a range of diverse experiences and perspectives on living in Great Britain. Extended to 26th October!

Voices - PhotoVoice Travelling Exhibition

UK charity The Photographic Angle is collaborating with PhotoVoice to showcase work from four recent projects in an exciting exhibition touring sites in Bristol, Birmingham, Swindon and Maidenhead.

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The PhotoVoice Auction of Exceptional Photographs

Come and celebrate the power of photography in all its expressions at the renowned annual PhotoVoice Auction of Exceptional Photographs.


PhotoVoice Seminar for 21st Century Network

On Thursday 26th May PhotoVoice Projects Manager Matt Daw led a short seminar on the subject of Photography and Social Change as part of GlobalNet21’s programme of insightful talks and debates around different aspects of international development. To receive invitations for future seminars and webinars, sign up to 21st Century Network for a very small annual fee.
A podcast of the talk will be posted shortly.
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Waiting Travelling Exhibition

Photography by homeless young people in Scotland
Touring venues throughout Scotland, March - July 2011

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PhotoVoice Lecture Series - Chris Steele Perkins

Magnum photographer Chris Steele Perkins will talk about his experience as a photographer whose career has moved between journalism and reportage to the pursuit of personal projects. Chris will touch on issues of truth, responsibility and the role of photojournalism today and share his diverse portfolio of images taken from all corners of the world from Brixton to Afghanistan to Japan.

London Art Fair - Special Ticket Offer

PhotoVoice will be exhibiting photographs by both PhotoVoice participants and professional work by supporting Photographers.

Red Dot: AOP Members End of Year Auction and Exhibition in support of Photovoice

‘Red Dot’ is a hugely popular event, giving photography fans the opportunity to buy quality photographic prints. Bidding starts at £40.00 for all prints.

Anti-trafficking photo-project showcase at We The People’s Film Festival 2010

Join us at the BFI on 27th November when Projects Manager Matt Daw will be introducing work from our current project in partnership with World Vision – See it Our Way.

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PhotoVoice Auction 2010

Come and celebrate the power of photography in all its expressions at the renowned annual PhotoVoice Auction of Exceptional Photographs.

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PhotoVoice Lecture Series 2010 - Anastasia Taylor-Lind in conversation with Laura Noble

Anastasia Taylor-Lind began her career in photojournalism 2004. She studied Documentary Photography at the University of Wales Newport and the London College of Communication and is currently based in Syria.

PhotoVoice Lecture Series 2010 - Mary McCartney in conversation with Robin Derrick

Mary McCartney started her career as a photographer in 1995. Since then Mary’s work has spanned the worlds of portrait and fashion photography. Her style lies in finding a moment that gives us a new insight on the subject.

PhotoVoice Lecture Series 2010 - Sarah Moon in conversation with Ilona Suschitzky

Sarah will be giving a rare insight to the thoughts and motivations behind her films and photography and showing her film Black Riding Hood.

PhotoVoice Auction of Exceptional Photographs 2009

The Auction is a firm fixture in the photography industry calendar. Its reputation grows each year and it has become associated with some of the world’s most iconic photography.

Sights Unseen 19-23 January 2010

AIM: To aid blind and visually impaired communities to create a dialogue with the seeing world, and to empower them with the skills and tools they need to influence decision makers and public awareness of the issues close to their hearts.

London Art Fair 2009

PhotoVoice is delighted to have been invited to exhibit at the London Art Fair for the second year running. For more information and details about the 241 ticket offer please click here

PhotoVoice Training Workshops

New dates have been added - Places are filling up fast, to book please click here

PhotoVoice on the BBC

Sights Unseen audio slideshow on the BBC website.

Listen to Radio 4 ‘In Touch’ programme about Sights Unseen

My City, My World, Liverpool

From July 2009 PhotoVoice has been working in partnership with the Liverpool City Council (LCC) to deliver photographic workshops with young people across Liverpool to provide them with a new skill and a way to express their thoughts and aspirations to their families, peers and the public.

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