THROUGH THE LENS / MY LENS, MY VOICE

A Collaboration of THE DREAM CENTER x THE HOPE CENTER

THE STATEMENT

Everyone cannot articulate their pain, struggle or experience verbally yet yearn for a desire…

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to be heard…

to be seen…

 

What if we could inspire self-expression by giving people a different way to communicate?

 

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OUR PARTICIPANTS…
feel as if their
voice needs to be
amplified/heard

 

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OUR PARTICIPANTS…
have experienced

depression, anxiety,
trauma, isolation,
grief, loss and
increased stress

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OUR PARTICIPANTS…
have an interest
in photography
and learning new ways
of self-expression

 
 
 

 

THE SOLUTION

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YOU WILL LEARN

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  • meditation & mindfulness practices
  • composition & lighting
  • visual storytelling
  • creativity
  • visual literacy
  • critical thinking
  • image captioning
  • community engagement

THE DETAILS

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  • Adults/18+ years old are eligible
  • Application period August 15 – 30, 2021
  • Program runs September 8 – November 10, 2021
  • 10 consecutive Wednesdays
  • 6:00pm – 7:30pm at The Dream Center
  • Mental Health & The Arts Weekend:
    Saturday, December 4 & Sunday, December 5, 2021

PARTNERS IN HEALING

Click on the logo to learn more about our partners for Through the Lens/My Lens, My Voice: The HOPE Center; FCBCNYC;  and teaching artists organization Josephine Herrick Project.

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***THIS IS AN IN-PERSON EVENT. WE WILL BE FOLLOWING COVID-19 SAFETY GUIDANCE FOR THE WELL-BEING OF OUR PARTICIPANTS AND FACILITATORS.***

 

THE APPLICATION IS NOW CLOSED. WE WILL CONTACT THE PARTICIPANTS VIA EMAIL.