“The dark sight of photography” workshops on the themes of identity and disability in seven primary schools of Dar Es Salaam.
THE PROJECT IN DETAIL
To develop the expressive skills, to promote the artistic potential of disabled and able-bodied students at seven primary schools; to raise awareness on the theme of disability.
40 minors at Mahabusu ya Watoto prison and approximately 400 disabled children in Dar es Salaam, pupils at the seven primary schools, visitors to the photography exhibition mounted at the primary schools, in the prison and at the Vijana Vipaji contemporary art gallery.
The project involves running photography workshops in seven primary schools in Dar es Salaam, where clubs were started in 2017 to promote the inclusion of disabled children within the framework of the project ALL INCLUSIVE run by CEFA with support from the Italian development cooperation agency. The workshops use the format “The dark sight of photography” to enable the pupils, and particularly those with disabilities, to present their view of the world and recount their experience. The workshops culminate in an itinerant photographic exhibition in the schools and at the Vijana Vipaji gallery.
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