Lost rights, found justice? Photography workshop with Kevin McElvaney

Lost rights, found justice? Photography workshop with Kevin McElvaney
Date
18 Nov 2017, 14:00 to 18 Nov 2017, 16:00
Type
Workshop
Venue
Room 246, Second Floor, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU
Description


As part of the Lost rights, found justice? Refugee and Migrant Rights photography competition and exhibition project, we are organising a photography workshop with documentary photographer Kevin McElvaney on his photography project #RefugeeCameras.

The photography project #RefugeeCameras started in December 2015. Kevin gave single-use cameras to refugees he met in Izmir, Lesbos, Athens and Idomeni. 3 months later, 7 out of 15 cameras came back in their prepared envelopes. months later, 7 out of 15 cameras came back in their prepared envelopes: 1 camera got lost, 2 got confiscated by the border authorities and another 2 are still in Izmir, because the refugees failed to reach the shores of a Greek island. 3 other cameras and refugees are missing until today. In the workshop, Kevin will talk about the journey of the refugees involved in the project and the development of his project.

Lost rights, found justice? project aims to increase public understanding of the rights and situation of refugees, migrants and asylum seekers through creative visual and legal tools. The exhibition will include photographs selected by a panel of experts in photography and on refugee/migrant issues following a public call for submissions. The opening event will feature a guided commentary with our human rights experts enabling audiences to expand their knowledge of the legal framework in an accessible manner. To book a place for the exhibition launch, please click here

This event is co-organised by the Human Rights Consortium and the Refugee Law Initiative. 

Contact

Human Rights Consortium
hrc@sas.ac.uk
020 7862 8833