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A photography exhibition exploring identity by students at Morpeth school.
‘Being Me’ is a photography exhibition exploring identity by Yunus Amin, Nasrin Ali, Christopher Thomas, Charlie Hoadley, Akash Hossain, Sayeid Shahriyar and Rashidul Nihal Islam; who are all students at Morpeth school. The exhibition follows series of workshops by Drik led by Shahidul Alam, founder of Drik and renowned photographer, writer and activist from Bangladesh.
What to Expect
Young people explore their own identity through a photographic series
Yunus Amin, Nasrin Ali, Christopher Thomas, Charlie Hoadley, Akash Hossain, Sayeid Shahriyar and Rashidul Nihal Islam
Drik is a distinctive multimedia organisation that has made challenging social inequality and excellence in multi media services its central goals. Over the last two decades Drik has successfully partnered with national and international organisations to conduct several successful programs. Investigative reporting is an essential part of these programs. Credibility of information combined with powerful images presented in these projects have made it possible for Drik to bring out into the open opaque and delicate social issues for public debate and discussion. Thus, inherent in Drik’s work is this ability to use the power of the visual medium to educate, inform and draw powerful emotional responses to influence public opinion.
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Things you should know
Join us for the Open House on Tuesday 21 March at 5pm. Also launching is 'Stepney Words', a celebration of poetry written by young people from Tower Hamlets, inspired by the infamous 1971 strike and march by 800 children across London in support of their sacked Tower Hamlets teacher, Chris Searle. Rich Mix, in collaboration with Apples and Snakes, have produced a book of poetry written by pupils from four Tower Hamlets schools.
This event is wheelchair accessible.