Proposal Title

Analyzing, Reclaiming and Redefining Images: Using Photography to Empower Cultural Identity

Presenter Information

Kate Fackina, Lesley University

Author Type

Faculty

Location

U-Hall 3-098

Start Date

24-3-2017 11:00 AM

End Date

24-3-2017 11:50 AM

Presentation Type

Paper

Abstract

“This is precisely the time when artists go to work.”–Toni Morrison. This presentation will introduce a nine–week photography workshop participated in by twelve adolescents, ages fourteen to eighteen, in the North Shore area. Within this project, youth analyzed current images and sociopolitical movements in the United States, which they then responded to and challenged through the use of photography and visual art. The presenter will discuss phototherapy in art therapy and will review the format, outcomes, and significance of this work.

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Mar 24th, 11:00 AM Mar 24th, 11:50 AM

Analyzing, Reclaiming and Redefining Images: Using Photography to Empower Cultural Identity

U-Hall 3-098

“This is precisely the time when artists go to work.”–Toni Morrison. This presentation will introduce a nine–week photography workshop participated in by twelve adolescents, ages fourteen to eighteen, in the North Shore area. Within this project, youth analyzed current images and sociopolitical movements in the United States, which they then responded to and challenged through the use of photography and visual art. The presenter will discuss phototherapy in art therapy and will review the format, outcomes, and significance of this work.