Guest Blogs

Map of Displacement
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05/07/2016 Iraqi photographers share the thoughts of those who have been displaced during Iraq's war against ISIS in an interactive map titled 'Map of Displacement'. One of the curators Stefano Carini writes for PhotoVoice on the development of the project.  I heard of...
The role of the arts in Partnership and Solidarity Between Borders
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23/06/2016 It's Refugee Week and to highlight the importance of exploring creative ways to address relevant issues Bobby Smith, an Applied Theatre and Community Education Facilitator writes for PhotoVoice on participatory arts projects in Sahrawi refugee camps.  2015 marked the...
My Life in South London: a participatory photo project
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21/06/2016 James Hopkirk, a writer, editor and photographer for Afghanaid, ClimateCare and the Alzheimer's Society writes for PhotoVoice on his participatory photography project with the South London Refugee Association. This week is Refugee Week and in the build up, over...
The Illegals
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Paul Hill and Maria Falconer bring us the second blog in a three part series on their thoughts and experiences of volunteering in refugee camps in Greece. They have been moved by the 14000 refugees that are trapped at a temporary...
Reaching Cape Point
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The final blog in a five-part series, Alexander Mourant writes for PhotoVoice on his experiences with the RAW foundation. Three weeks since the last update, you’d find us stuck in Africa; a result of those corrugations a few weeks prior shattering...
Let me tell you who I am
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The photographer Sara Furlanetto writes for PhotoVoice on her collaborative project with refugees which aims to challenge misconceptions and create a new and more constructive visual language.  It was spring 2015, at the end of the second year of my BA in...
Discussing Development Through Photographs
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The photographer Barbara Luckhurst writes for PhotoVoice on her participatory photography project with geography students in Tanzania. The students document the development of their town after a new road links local people to new businesses.  A hundred and fifty miles of...
The House that Bleeds
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When his brothers in law disappeared in Iguala, Mexico Yael Martínez turned to photography. His images capture the grief that many families in the state of Guerrero feel. The violence fuelled by the drug trade has caused many disappearances. [gdlr_space...
#Dysturb & The Expansion of the Frame
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Kyla Woods from #Dysturb, a community that aims to make photojournalism accessible to a wider audience by placing large scale news pictures in the streets, writes for PhotoVoice on the future of photojournalism.  It has been on the lips of every photographer,...
The Ethics of Photography in Calais
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Having previously taken the PhotoVoice training programme Rob Pinney writes of his experiences in 'The Jungle' in Calais and his future participatory photography project.  ‘The Jungle’ — the term used to refer to the shanty town settlements that have become synonymous with...