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Self empowerment through creativity: an exhibition by homeless artists

Press releases   •   Feb 08, 2019 12:09 GMT

Eighty eight London artists affected by homelessness have participated in our unique annual art competition. A record number of more than 150 entries were received and the 20 finalists will be exhibited at the Hampstead School of Art on 5 March.

Homeless given 100 cameras to  capture London - these are the results

Homeless given 100 cameras to capture London - these are the results

Press releases   •   Jul 25, 2018 14:21 BST

The photographers in the MyLondon Photo Project exhibition have all experienced homelessness. The goal of the project was to focus on what they love about London. The exhibition opens in Spitalfields Arts Market, Brushfield Street, on Monday 30 July and is up for 7 days and every photo is for sale, earning money for rough sleepers, sofa surfers and other people who have experienced homelessness.

100 cameras for Homeless to photograph London

Press releases   •   Jun 21, 2018 09:00 BST

One hundred people affected by homelessness will capture London over five days from today when they are given a disposable camera at St Paul's Cathedral.

Brighton & Hove the focus of homeless project

Press releases   •   May 25, 2018 12:02 BST

Disposable cameras will be given to 100 with a lived experience of homelessness in the MyBrighton & Hove Photo Project at One Church, Brighton on Friday 29 June. Supported by Fujifilm UK and The Royal Photographic Society, the project will result in an exhibition and a calendar. It is run locally by volunteers and social enterprise Cafe Art, and is based on the successful MyLondon project.

London homeless given 105 cameras: what they captured is amazing

Press releases   •   Aug 11, 2016 10:35 BST

In July this year 105 FujiFilm single-use cameras were handed out, with the theme "My London". Training on how to use the cameras was given by The Royal Photographic Society [The RPS] in June, and again on the day of the handout. The Cafe Art 2017 MyLondon calendar is a social enterprise initiative for London homelessness art groups and individuals who have been affected by homelessness.

MyLondon Homeless Photo Judging

MyLondon Homeless Photo Judging

Blog posts   •   Jul 14, 2016 11:55 BST

Professional photographers and representatives from London's homelessness sector community chose the MyLondon exhibition yesterday in preparation for the annual exhibition and calendar. The social enterprise engaged 105 people affected by homelessness in the first week of July when they picked up disposable cameras and took photos of London over five days.

Cafe Art's photography project goes global: Brazil's homeless in "My São Paulo"

Cafe Art's photography project goes global: Brazil's homeless in "My São Paulo"

Press releases   •   Nov 26, 2015 12:23 GMT

In early November 100 disposable cameras were given to homeless people in São Paulo, Brazil by London's Cafe Art social enterprise. The project was part of a joint initiative with Streetwise Opera's With One Voice project and Peoples Palace Projects Brazil. Run with the municipal government in São Paulo, the project will produce an exhibition and 2016 calendar.

My London Calendar by Homeless Photographers launches today

My London Calendar by Homeless Photographers launches today

Press releases   •   Oct 12, 2015 09:00 BST

The My London calendar will be launched with huge celebration in Spitalfields market, today, Monday 12 October at 1pm. 100 homeless people photographed London in July: "The results are breathtaking" (BuzzFeed). An exhibition in the market also opens today.