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Homeless given arts market for World Homeless Day

Homeless given arts market for World Homeless Day

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.

East London highlighted by homeless in photo project

East London highlighted by homeless in photo project

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.

Beautiful London as seen by homeless

Beautiful London as seen by homeless

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.

London’s summer of 2017 as seen by the homeless

London’s summer of 2017 as seen by the homeless

Press Releases   •   Jul 28, 2017 11:35 BST

A snapshot of London’s summer of 2017 will be revealed in over 450 photos in an exhibition from 100 cameras given to people affected by homelessness in late June.

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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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My London camera handout

My London camera handout

Events   •   Jun 17, 2016 08:24 BST

100 disposable cameras given to people affected by homelessness at St Paul's Cathedral. Starting at 12.15, ending at 1pm. Participants will be given a reminder about how to use the contest camera. The brief is simple: the theme is My London. Cameras will be returned to the same place on Wednesday 6 July. The exhibition will be chosen in the same place on Wednesday 20 July.

Jul 01, 12:15 - 13:00 BST

Wren Suite, St Paul's Cathedral

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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Photographer / Source Christopher McTavish
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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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MyLondon 2018 calendar video (no English subtitles)

MyLondon 2018 calendar vi...

This is the video for the 2018 MyLondon calendar with no subtitles, so that anyone can add their own subtitles in a different language.

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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