Past Projects

The Hub was established in 2011, and over the past four years we have run a number of successful projects including the following;

 

1. Nottingham Community Capsule 

library oct 2013003 copyThe Nottingham Photographer’s Hub in partnership with the Nottingham Black Archive aim to create a virtual archive documenting the contribution of Nottingham’s black servicemen to the war effort and the rebuilding of the city from 1939 to 1955. Using photographs, artefacts, and oral histories we will create a book, DVD, exhibition, educational resources, a virtual museum, activities programme and social media. The project was funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund.

More details can be found HERE

2. Photovoice – Look Out Project

Nottingham Photographers’ Hub is working in partnership with the Photovoice charity to encourage and support young people across the UK to speak out about issues that affect them and other young people in their community.  The project is part of a national Photovoice project with Catch 22 London, FACT Liverpool, FARE Glasgow, LIVE Magazine, Media Trust, Nottingham Photographers’ Hub, Waltham Forest Community Safety, Z-Arts Manchester

3. Un-Hidden Focus

The projects helped people with mental health issues to develop photography skills and develop their self-confidence and communication skills.  The course was funded by the European Social Fund and the Skills Funding Agency and administered by the managing agents Enable.

4. Young People Photography project

Over 2012 we have trained nearly 30 young people to develop photography skills. The project also provided the participants with cameras so that they can continue to develop their photography skills.  The work completed was of high quality and an exhibition was held at the Bonington Gallery as part of the World Young Artist Event in Nottingham. Some participants even won the Young Creative Award 2012, a testament to their hard work.  The project was funded by Children in Need.

5. Photovoices of Young People

With the support of Awards for All we ran an 11 week photography and personal development course for unaccompanied minors seeking asylum culminating in a photography exhibition at the Vine Centre, Hyson Green, Nottingham.

6. Negative to Positive

The projects helped people with mental health issues to develop photography skills and develop their self-confidence and communication skills.  The course was funded by the European Social Fund and the Skills Funding Agency and administered by the managing agents Enable.

7. Stepping Stones – Developing Workplace Skills

In the summer of 2014 with a small grant from the European Social Fund we ran a pilot work-experience project in partnership with Nottingham Community and Voluntary Service (NCVS).

8. Young People Photography project

We have been awarded funding through Children in Need  to provide photography and personal development courses for young people aged 16-19 over the next 3 years. The project started in April 2013, and we ran 3 courses a year until April 2016. You can see examples of work from the project HERE

9. Pathway to Recovery

The aim of the project is to improve the mental health and well-being of people with mental ill health through our photography & personal development courses and volunteering activities. The project started in December 2012, and ended in December 2015.  The project is funded by the Big Lottery Fund. You can see some of the event from the project HERE