Day 10 #16DaysOfActivism 2023
Join us for #16DaysOfActivism from across the Parallel Lives Network.
I’ll be interviewing network members about their particular take on activism and what it means to their cause.
The programme runs from Saturday 25th November – International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women – through to Human Rights Day on Sunday 10th December.
On Day 10 I’m focusing on documentary photography and an exhibition I’ve been organising to coincide with our #16DaysOfActivism programme.
It’s the start of a 5 day photography exhibition called DOCPHOTO8, located in the Basement Gallery of the Leicester Adult Education Centre, Belvoir Street, LE1 6QL.
DOCPHOTO8 is showcasing the work of 8 photographers:
- Roberta Chioccia @_roberta_chioccia_
- Lee Walker @thatdeafguysaperture
- Marta Szczesniak @martaszczesniak_photography
- Paul Vernon @cap.cow
- Kulsum Hafeji @kulsii
- Rob Watson @robwmedia
- Aidan Reynolds @aidanreyn
- Daryl Wilkins @daz_talkzlife
There is a very mixed body of work with one photographer having their first exhibition since 1994 (29 years!) and another having their first exhibition after 1 week of doing photography!! In my mind, this photography exhibition covers a range of people, places and events, with something for everyone.
Please take the time to join us if you happen to be close by…. I’ll also be filming a walk around of the work during the exhibition, recording a podcast, as well as images on the social media channels.
We have an Open Viewing on Tuesday 5th from 5.30pm and all are welcome.