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20 eye-catching shots by London's homeless (with a hint of Brexit)

20 eye-catching shots by London's homeless (with a hint of Brexit)

Press releases   •   Aug 07, 2019 11:52 BST

When a Brexit-related photo tops the public vote of photos taken by people who have experienced homelessness, you know it's on everyone's minds. A homeless project which involved giving 100 disposable cameras to people affected by homelessness has created an amazing exhibition which looks at the London in a different way.

Homeless photographers capture London

Homeless photographers capture London

Press releases   •   Jun 09, 2019 17:12 BST

A new exhibition opens on Tuesday where all the photographers have experienced homelessness. The theme was what they love about London. The exhibition opens in Spitalfields Arts Market, Brushfield Street, on Tuesday 11 June and is up for 6 days and every photo is for sale, earning money for rough sleepers, sofa surfers and other people who have experienced homelessness.

International art exchange of homeless art

Press releases   •   May 08, 2019 13:55 BST

'This is Where I live' exhibition, is an exchange of artworks across cities around the world created by people that have experienced homelessness. Organised by Cafe Art in London, it has six exchange partners coming together in solidarity including; Auckland, Berlin, Dar es Salaam, Mumbai, NYC & London. Opens on London on May the 9th at 7pm at Kahaila Cafe 135 BrickLane London.

20 homeless artists hold art exhibition in London

Press releases   •   Feb 26, 2019 11:27 GMT

Twenty artists who are homeless or have been homeless are holding an exhibition in the Hampstead School of Art, opening on Tuesday 5 March 2019.

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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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Women Without Walls Exhibition

Events   •   Sep 18, 2018 08:41 BST

UNECE, in association with UN Geneva and Cafe Art, is proud to present the "Women Without Walls" exhibition.This exhibition showcases photographs taken by women affected by homelessness from all over the world. The powerful images show what these women love about their cities, their friends and their families, whilst also highlighting their plight when they are homeless.This exhibition also ill...

Oct 01 - Oct 12

Passerelle, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland

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

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

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May 2020 in MyLondon calendar

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Photobomb

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February 2020 in MyLondon calendar

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Speakers' Corner

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January 2020 in MyLondon calendar

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The Goslings

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April 2020 in MyLondon calendar

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Homeless photographer captures London

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David Fussell is a rough sleeper whose photo of St Paul's Cathedral is December in the 2019 MyLondon calendar. On 30 July he was intervie...

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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)

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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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Women Without Walls Exhibition at UN in Geneva

This document shows all the photos in the exhibition. There are four from London, four from Budapest, four from Sydney, four from New Orleans and four from Toronto.

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