Find Your Photographic Voice is a six-week, part time yet intensive course for adults offering a comprehensive introduction to developing visual technical skills as well as visual literacy with a photographic camera.
It is an introductory program designed for students with little or no experience in Photography. It is hands-on, practical training that immerses students in the craft of photography, visual narrative building, camera technical skills, visual literacy, story editing, & finally exhibition preparation & installation.
Vin, Red Cross Open Centre
For The Mentally Disabled.
Vin is a day center providing a range of activities & communal atmosphere. It is a safe haven for those suffering with mental illness in Reykjavik, Iceland. Aishling collaborated with both VIN and SEEDS to run Find Your Photographic Voice. They produced a final work for exhibition in December 2015. The theme of was to capture the Life in Vin.
Participants met once a week for 2 hours & worked on their projects inbetween workshops. Participants hosted an exhibition of their work on completion of the program.
To equip participants with technical skills
To equip participants with conceptual skills
To develop visual storytelling literacy
To develop a body of narrative work
To develop visual style & narrative skills
To experience working on a narrative shoot
To produce an exhibition participants work
This course was also run at Ballinacree Community Association, Meath, Ireland with a varied group from the community ranging in age and previous photographic skill sets
Aishling is a dynamic character who shows focus enthusiasm, motivation, passion & drive for her work.
She showed great initiative in the project design, development & delivery.
- Halldóra Pálsdóttir Vin Open Center For The Mentally Disabled