May 20, 2018
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In Residence—#EverydaySeattle Photowalk and Workshop
Sunday, May 20, 2018, 3:00PM
University Temple Church (University District)

The movement of Everyday photography projects (@EverydayAfrica, @EverydayBronx, @EverydayAmericanMuslim, and others) has created a worldwide conversation surrounding the role of photography in activism and social conversation. Now Everyday Africa co-founder Peter DiCampo—Town Hall’s Inside/Out Neighborhood Resident for the University District and Ravenna—brings together four other founders of Everyday projects to bring Seattle into the fold of #Everyday cities.

Join Peter and four other Everyday project founders for a technique workshop led by these photography powerhouses, followed by an interactive photowalk through Seattle’s beautiful University District. See Seattle in a new light and elevate your photography skills as you capture moments of truth on the U District streets and document daily life in our city. Then share photos with other participants over light refreshments while Peter and the other founders lead the group with feedback and an exploration of the images captured on the photowalk. Sharpen your photographic skills to help bridge social divides and bring people together, and help tell the story of our city as these phenomenal journalists usher Seattle into this groundbreaking conversation across Everyday worlds.

No fancy cameras are required—cell phone cameras are ideal! Images will be shared via Instagram using the hashtag #EverydaySeattle. Workshops participants should be ready to share images using their Instagram account.

This event is the partner workshop to Peter’s event the previous day at the University Lutheran Church, Reframe: Five Photographers on the Power of the Everyday. Attendance at our Reframe program is highly encouraged but not required for workshop participants.

Rhynna M. Santos is a Bronx-based freelance photographer, 2018 En Foco Fellow, and an educator at the Bronx Documentary Center. She is the founder of Everyday Bronx, an Instagram-based project which depicts the everyday life, geographies, emotions and realities of people of color in Bronx, New York.

Zara Katz is a Brooklyn-based independent photo editor and video producer who has worked for The New York Times, TIME, Newsweek, and Narratively, among many others. She is the co-founder of Everyday Incarceration, a collaborative project looking at 40 years of mass incarceration in the United States.

Nicole Craine is a documentary photographer with a body of work ranging from social issues in the American South to international stories in Nepal, Jamaica, and the Middle East. She is the founder of Everyday Rural America. She is based between Brooklyn and Atlanta.

Zoshia Minto is an independent photographer based near Baltimore. She is the founder of Everyday American Muslim, a project that aims to show the reality of the American Muslim community and contribute to a more positive understanding of American Muslims through daily-life images.

Peter DiCampo is Town Hall Seattle’s 2018 Inside/Out Resident representing the University District and Ravenna. He is an award-winning photojournalist whose goal is to contribute his work to a dialogue on international development and perceptions of Africa. He began his career as a Peace Corps Volunteer and a traditional photojournalist—now, his work seeks to deconstruct that experience. He is a co-founder of Everyday Africa, and he is a regular speaker in classrooms and workshops on media stereotypes.

PROGRAM DETAILS

  • This program will run 2.5 hours.
    • 3:00PM – Intro from Peter DiCampo including photography tips.
    • 3:30PM – Photowalk through University District begins
    • 4:30PM – Participants will meet back at U Temple for a critique of the photos. A Q&A session will commence as well.
  • This photowalk is rain or shine! Umbrellas encouraged.
  • No fancy cameras required! Cell phone cameras are great.
  • Workshop participants are strongly encouraged to have an Instagram account and a camera that is capable of posting to IG to participate in the critique.

Presented by Town Hall Seattle with support from The Seattle Department of Neighborhoods and The Cloud Room as part of the Arts & Culture series.

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