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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.

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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

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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Carmen Leon Untitled (Sweet)

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Cafe ArtMyLondonCamera

Cafe ArtMyLondonCamera

105 one-time-use FujiFilm calendars were given out at St Paul's Cathedral on 1 July, 2016

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2018 MyLondon calendar project (with subtitles)

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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 raised money for artists... Show more