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.
Press Releases • Sep 24, 2018 12:50 BST
A shoe-string-budget-run London homeless project will open Women Without Walls exhibition of photographs with Mr Michael Møller, Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva on Monday 1 October.
Press Releases • Aug 16, 2018 08:32 BST
Two hundred single use cameras were given to people who are homeless, or have recently been homeless in London and Brighton in June. The results are two beautiful calendars which will be sold by the photographers.
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.
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.
Press Releases • May 15, 2018 13:47 BST
Paintings from artists affected by homelessness from New York, Berlin, Mumbai, Melbourne and Auckland will be exhibited at Old Diorama Arts Centre as part of Cafe Art's international art exhibition exchange THIS IS WHERE I LIVE from Thursday 17 May. The opening event is in Old Diorama Arts Centre on Wednesday 16 May at 6pm to 9pm.
Press Releases • Oct 06, 2017 09:57 BST
Spitalfields Arts Market will be run by Londoners affected by homelessness for seven days from Monday. The market will be filled with paintings and photographs from dozens of artists who are homeless or have recently been homeless. The project is run by homeless enterprise Café Art who will also be launching the 2018 MyLondon calendar in the market at lunchtime on Tuesday, World Homeless Day.
Press Releases • Sep 27, 2017 10:30 BST
An exhibition of stunning shots of East London by a group of Cafe Art MyLondon photographers who have experienced homelessness is due to open in Qbic hotel next week. The photographers were commissioned by the hotel to fill the hotel with images of the local community, with stunning results.
Press Releases • Sep 11, 2017 11:02 BST
Every year Cafe Art, a small social enterprise in East London, holds a contest with disposable cameras. The goal is to empower people affected by homelessness - to give them skills, confidence and eventually to earn some money by selling the photos and the annual MyLondon calendar. 100 Fujifilm disposable cameras were given out at St Paul's Cathedral, and the images are ready now.
Press Releases • Aug 18, 2017 07:20 BST
MyLondon, the calendar created by 100 homeless people, was launched last night. The viral success in 2015 and 2016 saw thousands of calendars being sent overseas, in a project which is supporting London's homeless people though beautiful photos of the city.
Press Releases • Aug 02, 2017 13:01 BST
10 August to 16 September Private View: Thursday 10 August, 6pm to 8pm Outpost – Shop | Gallery | Community Hub 546 Holloway Road, Islington N7 6JP www.peterbeford.org.uk/outpost @OutpostN7 @jamesgray Open: Mon - Sat 10.30am – 6pm
Press Releases • Jul 04, 2017 09:37 BST
Cafe Art is supporting a new venture in Turnpike Lane, north London which will employ people affected by homelessness. Run by Shine Enterprise Centre, the public are being asked to support the cafe by pledging money in a crowdfunding campaign at www.spacehive.com/shine-cafe. They hope to raise £30,000 to set up the cafe.
Press Releases • Jun 29, 2017 10:15 BST
100 disposable cameras will be given to homeless people at St Paul's Cathedral on Friday 30 June. The MyLondon photography project runs over five days, is to empower people affected by homelessness and results in an exhibition and calendar. Run by Cafe Art and The Royal Photographic Society, it has inspired similar projects in Budapest, Sydney, New Orleans, Sao Paulo and Toronto.
Press Releases • May 11, 2017 13:24 BST
Paintings from twelve artists from New York, Berlin and Mumbai join four from London at Diorama Arts Centre as part of Cafe Art's international art exhibition exchange, THIS IS WHERE I LIVE. Tonight is the private viewing.
Press Releases • Oct 08, 2016 14:27 BST
Simultaneous photography exhibitions by people affected by homelessness are being held in London, Sydney, New Orleans and Budapest on World Homeless Day - Monday 10 October. London launch the MyLondon 2017 calendar at Spitalfields Arts Market at 1pm on Monday. In the evening they will connect with the Budapest project by Skype, where they are launching the MyBudapest 2017 calendar.
Press Releases • Oct 02, 2016 17:27 BST
Not only is Spitalfields Arts Market filled with homeless people's art from Monday morning, World Homeless Day, but they're launching the MyLondon calendar to celebrate London. MyLondon will be launched at 1pm in the middle of the market. Produced with 99 single-use cameras, the calendar is a love letter in photos to the city. Everyone involved is affected by homelessness.
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.