Scarborough Youth PhotoVoice Project
Updated: Feb 12, 2019
Registration is now open for the Scarborough Youth PhotoVoice Project!
Scarborough Youth PhotoVoice Project is a 3-day immersive, participatory photography workshop specifically designed for youth in grades 9-12 residing in centre/north Scarborough. Youth participants will be introduced to the potential of photography as a catalyst for storytelling, self-expression and social action and will collaborate on a photo essay project that explores their experiences as youth living in Scarborough.
Digital cameras will be provided to all youth for use during the workshop.
Friday, July 6 | 6-9 pm
Saturday, July 7 | 1-6 pm
Sunday, July 8 | 1-5 pm
225 Morningside Ave. (Community Recreation Room), Scarborough, ON
Group Exhibit & Discussion
The project will culminate in a group photo exhibit and discussion at the Morningside Library branch. Date to be announced soon.
Lunch and TTC tickets provided
Diana Nazareth is a certified teaching artist, professional lifestyle photographer and the founder of Project Kids & Cameras. Her programs are informed by an extensive study of key progressive methods such a Literacy Through Photography, PhotoVoice and Visual Thinking Strategies and she has facilitated photography workshops to thousands of kids in schools, community art centres, libraries and community-engagement initiatives throughout the GTA.
Spots are limited. Please note that you must reside in north/centre Scarborough in order to qualify for a workshop spot, and you must commit to attend all 3 sessions in their entirety. Deadline to register is June 22.
For more information, please email Diana at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 416-320-0546.
This project is funded by The Cultural Hotspot and we are grateful for their support and partnership.
We're also excited to announce our community partner for this project is Healthy Living Through Art, a free visual arts program for kids and youth operating out of Kingston Galloway Orton Park, in Scarborough.