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Intro to Photovoice Method

Curious about Photovoice? Want to use Photovoice for research or a project? Join us to get started!

  • From 40 US dollars
  • Zoom session link will be sent with confirmation email

Service Description

This workshop takes place every 2nd Wednesday of the month. Sign up for one: February 8th March 8th April 12th May 10th Photovoice is a research method and a community organizing tool. Photovoice is used as a qualitative method and organizing tool where participants take photos that relate to a topic (usually a topic or subject matter that the group decides together). The Photovoice facilitator guides the group of participants through taking photos, organizing photos, categorizing and analyzing themes from the photos and narratives, and guides a Photovoice Focus Group Discussion with the participants. Often times, there are public or private events where the photos and narratives are presented in an exhibition. The goal is for participants to speak their truth through a photo(s) and short narrative (Photo + Voice). Brittni Howard is a qualitative researcher with experience in a variety of ethnographic and community-based participatory research methods. With a Master's in applied anthropology and as a current PhD candidate at Umass Amherst, Brittni engages participants in the Photovoice workshop on specific tools, ethical considerations, and the basic framework of the Photovoice method. You will learn: The history and meaning of Photovoice. The prominent ethical dilemmas that commonly occur. The basic framework and tools used in a Photovoice project. An introduction to how you might use Photovoice for your own project. The 90-minute workshop consists of: Live zoom meeting. 45 minute presentation from Brittni. 15 minute workshop experience/practice the method. 15 minute presentation and open discussion on our practice. 15 minute Q&A. ____________________ 30 minutes (optional) insight into Brittni's Ghana Youth Group Photovoice Project funded by Fulbright 2017-18. This introduction workshop is offered every month. More in depth workshops on various aspects of Photovoice projects are offered once a month in a progression from January to May; May to August; and September to December. See schedule for details. Discounts are provided: Buy any three workshops get any 4th workshop free. Group discounts (10% off for groups of 10 or more). If cost is a barrier to participating, please email us for our sliding fee scale option and scholarships provided by funds from our Patreon subscriptions. Email for more information and any questions.

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