Charity information

PhotoVoice

London-based PhotoVoice tackles disadvantage and social exclusion through photography, putting the marginalised in touch with the majority.

It has established itself as a pioneer in the sector.

Founded 2000

  • Mission statement

    PhotoVoice’s vision is for a world in which everybody has the opportunity to represent themselves and tell their own story

    Our mission is promote the ethical use of photography for positive social change, through delivering innovative participatory photography projects. By working in partnership with organisations, communities, and individuals worldwide, we build skills and capacity in underrepresented or at risk communities, creating new tools of self-advocacy and communication.

    Our pioneering and award winning approach brings together arts, media, development, campaigning, and social change to deliver projects that enable voice, build skills, deliver advocacy and work towards sustainable change.

    We undertake all our activities in line with our Statement of Ethical Practice.

  • Aims

    PhotoVoice aims to:

    • Design and develop projects specific to communities, issues and needs, and based on engagement with them
    • Promote the imagery produced from the projects utilising media, events and exhibitions
    • Provide consultancy, training, materials and resources to organisations wishing to use participatory photography in their work
    • Provide training and consultancy to organisations wishing to introduce participatory photography into their work
  • Overview

    Established: March 2000

    Registered Charity Number: 1096598

    Board members: 5

    Full time staff: 3

    Part time staff: 1

    Volunteers: 10

    Phone number: 020 7033 3878

    Address: 17A Electric Lane, London SW9 8LA

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