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London homeless given 105 cameras: what they captured is amazing

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.