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Christmas Gift Guide: homeless photo calendar

Christmas Gift Guide: homeless photo calendar

Press releases   •   Nov 08, 2019 14:00 GMT

The 2020 MyLondon calendars are available now. Produced and sold by photographers who are rough sleepers or have been homeless, the calendars are beautiful, with a positive message. They are printed in London and are 100% single-use plastic free. If you are a media outlet, and can help us promote them, please email Paul Ryan paul@cafeart.org.uk so we can send you a free sample calendar.

Cafe Art: An exhibition by artists who have experienced homelessness

Cafe Art: An exhibition by artists who have experienced homelessness

Press releases   •   Nov 01, 2019 09:34 GMT

An exhibition, called Collection 2019, by a group of artists who have experienced homelessness, opens in the Old Diorama Arts Centre, London on 11 November. The group are mentored by Geraldine Crimmins on how to survive and flourish in the competitive London art world, from what art courses to take, to how to sell their art and manage exhibitions.

Rough sleepers working on World Homeless Day 10 Oct

Rough sleepers working on World Homeless Day 10 Oct

Press releases   •   Oct 07, 2019 15:54 BST

Rough sleepers are earning money by selling the 2020 MyLondon calendar in Spitalfields E1 market and St James's Market Piccadilly on World Homeless Day - this Thursday 10 October.

MyLondon homeless calendar unveiled today

MyLondon homeless calendar unveiled today

Press releases   •   Sep 11, 2019 10:42 BST

The annual MyLondon calendar, created by people who have experienced homelessness, will be unveiled at 3pm this afternoon in Spitalfields Market. In May 100 disposable cameras were given to people who are currently homeless and have recently come off the streets. The resulting calendar is beautiful - a love letter to London. Calendars will be sold by people affected by homelessness for £11.

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MyLondon Homeless Photo Judging

Blog posts   •   Jul 14, 2016 11:55 BST

Professional photographers and representatives from London's homelessness sector community chose the MyLondon exhibition yesterday in preparation for the annual exhibition and calendar. The social enterprise engaged 105 people affected by homelessness in the first week of July when they picked up disposable cameras and took photos of London over five days.

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Women Without Walls Exhibition

Events   •   Sep 18, 2018 08:41 BST

UNECE, in association with UN Geneva and Cafe Art, is proud to present the "Women Without Walls" exhibition.This exhibition showcases photographs taken by women affected by homelessness from all over the world. The powerful images show what these women love about their cities, their friends and their families, whilst also highlighting their plight when they are homeless.This exhibition also ill...

Oct 01 - Oct 12

Passerelle, Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland

Launch of Cafe Art 2017 MyLondon Calendar

Events   •   Oct 02, 2016 17:21 BST

The official launch of the MyLondon calendar by photographers affected by homelessness. The exhibition includes the Top 20 photos and a photo wall of more than 400 photos taken in the contest as chosen by the photographers. We also will be holding an arts market featuring more than 20 artists from homelessness charities. 1pm start for award ceremony / calendar launch.

Oct 10 00:00 BST

Spitalfields Arts Market, Brushfield Street

My London camera handout

My London camera handout

Events   •   Jun 17, 2016 08:24 BST

100 disposable cameras given to people affected by homelessness at St Paul's Cathedral. Starting at 12.15, ending at 1pm. Participants will be given a reminder about how to use the contest camera. The brief is simple: the theme is My London. Cameras will be returned to the same place on Wednesday 6 July. The exhibition will be chosen in the same place on Wednesday 20 July.

Jul 01, 12:15 - 13:00 BST

Wren Suite, St Paul's Cathedral

Café Art Photography Contest

Café Art Photography Contest

Events   •   Jul 01, 2015 11:32 BST

One hundred people affected by homelessness will receive single-use cameras in a unique photography contest at St Paul’s Cathedral on Friday 3 July. The theme of the contest is ‘My London’, and participants have three days to finish the film and return the cameras. The contest is being run by the social enterprise Cafe Art.

Jul 03 - Jul 01

Wren Suite, St Paul’s Cathedral

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Homeless photographer captures London

Homeless photographer cap...

David Fussell is a rough sleeper whose photo of St Paul's Cathedral is December in the 2019 MyLondon calendar. On 30 July he was intervie...

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2018 MyLondon calendar project (with subtitles)

2018 MyLondon calendar pr...

This is the video produced to support our annual Kickstarter. The photos are amazing this year, so please check it out and buy one today....

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MyLondon 2018 calendar video (no English subtitles)

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This is the video for the 2018 MyLondon calendar with no subtitles, so that anyone can add their own subtitles in a different language.

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Women Without Walls Exhibition at UN in Geneva

This document shows all the photos in the exhibition. There are four from London, four from Budapest, four from Sydney, four from New Orleans and four from Toronto.

2017 Cafe Art MyLondon calendar

2017 Cafe Art MyLondon calendar

Documents   •   Oct 02, 2016 15:40 BST

Photos of London as seen by people affected by homelessness. Following the distribution of 105 disposable cameras in July, people affected by homelessness in London were given 5 days to capture the theme "My London". The calendar features beautiful photos, and stories about the participants in the project.

2016 My London Calendar Captions

2016 My London Calendar Captions

Documents   •   Aug 28, 2015 13:37 BST

Captions taken from the 2016 My London Calendar and names of photographers. Also included is information on Cafe Art

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Paul Ryan is a journalist who co-founded Cafe Art (UK) Community Interest Company with Michael Wong in 2012.... Show more