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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.

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.

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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.

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Launch of Cafe Art 2017 MyLondon Calendar

Launch of Cafe Art 2017 MyLondon Calendar

Events   •   Oct 02, 2016 17:21 BST

The official launch of the MyLondon calendar by photographers affected by homelessness. The exhibition includes the Top 20 photos and a photo wall of more than 400 photos taken in the contest as chosen by the photographers. We also will be holding an arts market featuring more than 20 artists from homelessness charities. 1pm start for award ceremony / calendar launch.

Oct 10 00:00 BST

Spitalfields Arts Market, Brushfield Street

Café Art Photography Contest

Café Art Photography Contest

Events   •   Jul 01, 2015 11:32 BST

One hundred people affected by homelessness will receive single-use cameras in a unique photography contest at St Paul’s Cathedral on Friday 3 July. The theme of the contest is ‘My London’, and participants have three days to finish the film and return the cameras. The contest is being run by the social enterprise Cafe Art.

Jul 03 - Jul 01

Wren Suite, St Paul’s Cathedral

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Bat out of Hell

Bat out of Hell

Top 20 photograph - not in 2018 calendar

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Hands In

Hands In

Top 20 photo - not in calendar Amadeus took this shot near Liverpool Street Station. A former business owner producing clothing, he lost ...

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Peace on the Canal

Peace on the Canal

TOP 20 PHOTO (not in MyLondon calendar) Jo enjoys going to the Crisis art group. ‘I say to people I’m not an artist but I appreciate good...

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Tower Bridge reflection

Tower Bridge reflection

DECEMBER 2018 in MyLondon CALENDAR Tower Bridge Reflection from a City Hall window. My photography is full of reflections and shadows. I...

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2018 MyLondon calendar project (with subtitles)

2018 MyLondon calendar pr...

This is the video produced to support our annual Kickstarter. The photos are amazing this year, so please check it out and buy one today....

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2017 Cafe Art MyLondon calendar

2017 Cafe Art MyLondon calendar

Documents   •   Oct 02, 2016 15:40 BST

Photos of London as seen by people affected by homelessness. Following the distribution of 105 disposable cameras in July, people affected by homelessness in London were given 5 days to capture the theme "My London". The calendar features beautiful photos, and stories about the participants in the project.

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Paul Ryan is a journalist who co-founded Cafe Art (UK) Community Interest Company with Michael Wong in 2012. Since 2012 it has... Show more