Powerhouse Portraits Exhibition: Preview and Magazine Launch
A vivid reflection of people and locality through photography and text
Saturday 29 July 2-4pm
+ IAN JOHNS: retrospective showcase from 40 years photographing Moss Side
Additional speakers from the Moss Side community: writer Deanne Heron, artist Ian Johns and photographer Dorothy Ennis Hand. At Powerhouse, 140 Raby St, Moss Side, Manchester M14 4SL with refreshments, snacks, speakers and musical ambience.
The Powerhouse Portraits Exhibition continues to 31st October
Local people have come together at Powerhouse to portray some of the people and places around Moss Side and nearby that are familiar to them. Three sets of workshops with different ages from 8 to 80 years ran for a period of just six weeks, all groups developing skills in photography using disposable cameras and in creative writing. The participants also developed skills in layout and design, the magazine will reflect the approaches the groups took during the project. Beginning on 22nd May the workshops took place at Powerhouse Community Centre and Library, everyone’s work will be represented in the exhibition and publication.Continue reading