In this online workshop, youth participants will engage in photography and storytelling practices to explore their current realities and reimagine them for the future. Participants will learn how to reflect on their lived experiences, create images, and manipulate them to convey the hopes and dreams they have for themselves and their communities. Participants will also learn how ethical photography and storytelling can be powerful tools for creative self-expression, community learning, and social change.
About the facilitator:
Razan Samara is a storyteller whose written and visual work is grounded in elevating diverse community voices and experiences. Her writing has appeared in the Silhouette and Canadian Art Magazine, and she was recognized as Best Journalist at the 2018 Hamilton Independent Media Awards. She has also designed and facilitated writing and photography workshops for youth at Centre  for Artistic and Social Practice, Workers Arts and Heritage Centre, and Workshop on Barton.
The above program is delivered to community members through our collaborating service organization(s), and is not open the general public. Please visit the our partnering organization’s website to learn more about the communities they serve.