Camper Obscura at Rook Lane Arts posted on 01/12/2012
Camper Obscura heads to the RSP exhibition at Rook Lane Arts and entertains the visitors with some vivid projections. With support from Michael Cole and Simon Gomery there was plenty of time to see the exhibition and give some press interviews about Fotonow's mobile obscura project. See more images of the event and other 2012 camper missions at Flickr archive.
Ham Woods documentary posted on 29/11/2012
Short community film about Ham Woods made as part of ongoing work with Stepping Stones to Nature and coincides with Take A Part exhibition at Plymouth Arts Centre (which you should all get along to and check out asap).
Southway nature reserve tour with Beechwood School children posted on 29/11/2012
Sunshine appeared as we headed to Southway Nature Reserve for a guided walk exploring local tree species in the process of making a short film with Beechwood Primary School.
Your Stories: Plymouth Market Archive posted on 27/11/2012
Cancelled trains (no planes thanks) and reliable Skoda automobiles saw Jon and Matt head up to London last week for launch of Heritage Lottery Fund's 'Your Stories' programme, where they met historian Michael Wood. Fotonow will be working with Plymouth City Market over the next 12 months to develop a series of short films, some documentary photography and community workshops leading to an event in October 2013!
Walking audit in Barne Barton posted on 25/11/2012
Wet day in Barne Barton with the Banter crew heading off to make photographic and audio audit of their community, some seriously wet walking in the rain but useful ground covered, not all soggy!
Southway 'Take a Shot' film posted on 22/11/2012
Fotonow CIC's work with young people in Southway during the Spring / Summer 2012 led to a community film made by participants that learned new skills in film-making while creating a narrative about their feelings regarding living in this community. The work was supported by Barefoot and has led to ongoing project work by Fotonow in the area.
Beechwood Primary School workshops posted on 22/11/2012
Fotonow continue to support children from Beechwood Primary School in making a short documentary about the planting of a community orchard at the Southway Nature Reserve, a lovely day of interviewing and being welcomed to the space by a rainbow!
Brislington exhibition at Wicklea Youth Centre posted on 17/11/2012
Fotonow installed an exhibition of photographs in Brislington today, the show a culmination of work with a group of young people who have been recording their community and produced superb works that were displayed in the youth centre that is due for demolition.
Interplay at the Z-Shed posted on 17/11/2012
Fotonow invited by Hand in Glove to attend and bring Camper Obscura to a South West networking event. Was great to meet many artists and collectives and chat about creative practice and collaboration!!
Plymouth Social Enterprise Fair posted on 16/11/2012
Foto+ Collective head along to the annual Plymouth Social Enterprise Fair and make portraits of some of the city's community focused business leaders. The event at the Roland Levinsky Building offered a chance to see good social enterprises in the city celebrated.