Tag Archives: Photovoice

A thousand words on the photographs of Aylan Kurdi

It is truly extraordinary how the tragic photos of the death of the 3-year-old Syrian boy, Aylan Kurdi have transformed the debate around refugees in Europe over the past week. However awful those pictures were though, at least – at last – … Continue reading

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No more ‘flies in their eyes’: How do photos used by NGOs affect perceptions of global development?

The Overseas Development Institute recently hosted a thought provoking ‘twitter chat’ on the theme of #devpix – or, to give it its full title, ‘No more flies in their eyes: the do’s and don’ts of development photography’. They kindly asked … Continue reading

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From Hokusai to horror: an evening with Chris Steele-Perkins

The award-winning Magnum photographer Chris Steele-Perkins yesterday gave a talk about his life as a photojournalist at the Kings Place in London, in support of Photovoice – a brilliant charity which works with disadvantaged people and communities, using photography to … Continue reading

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