With the support of the Goethe-Institut, we were able to grab the unique opportunity to begin the new year with an in-person workshop at Manal Magudi, Kovilpatti with the objective of exploring themes of masculinity with children of ages 11-15. Spending time among children in their own community enabled us to specifically observe the interplay of gender roles and peer group relationships among them.
Surveys show that 90% of the teenagers in the world have used social media, at some point in their lives. CPB Prism, The Good Talk and APL GirlUp had a conversation about the pressures of social media on teenagers.
(cont’d from Part 1) During the lockdown, students of the Nalandaway Foundation began exploring their environment and documenting their lives and relationships as part of a digital showcase. We also had a guest presenter Gurunathan Ramakrishnan showcase his work! A glimpse into the projects of the students: Madhumitha documented her surroundings and observed the peopleContinue reading “What is Home? – Digital Photo Showcase, Part 2”
Students from the Nalandaway foundation recently had their first-ever online exhibition with CPB Prism after attending a 7-week photography course, during which they were divided into two batches. For the past few months, students had been exploring and photographing their homes and loved ones while building up to a final project. The projects reloved around whatContinue reading “What is Home? – Digital Photo Showcase, Part 1”
Over the years, the definition of home has transcended from its literal sense — of being made of four walls and metamorphosed into a feeling — one that takes you beyond its brick and mortar facade. For some, it could be a haven, an abode of entertainment, a place to just ‘crash’, a person whoContinue reading “Excerpts from New Indian Express (29th September 2020)”
Our students from #EyeSpyWithCPB Level 2 and #TeenPhotoAcademy had their first ever online exhibition! For the past few months, students have been exploring and photographing their homes and loved ones while building up to a final project. Some students convey the bonds within their closely-knit family, some explore multiple homes, some document travels, while some showcase home as aContinue reading “All I see, I love | 19 Sep 2020 + Reviews”
Last week, we wrapped up four of our photography workshops – #TeenPhotoAcademy Edition 2, #EyespywithCPB Level 2, NalandwayxCPB Prism TeenPhotoAcademy and EyeSpywithCPB . The students are now gearing towards their digital photo showcase in September. It was great to see the students explore their homes during lockdown and create interesting photographs of their space andContinue reading “It’s a wrap!”
Throwback to the first residential photocamp (1-3 Feb 2019) by Madhumita Rangarajan (read Part 1 here) Friday night we had to give them all a briefing on the topic that was ’Stories of the Ocean’, what it meant and what they had to shoot the next two days. On Saturday we all woke up earlyContinue reading “One of a kind Residential Photo-Camp! (2 of 2)”
Throwback to the first residential photocamp (1-3 Feb 2019) by Madhumita Rangarajan Hi, I am Madhumitha, a photographer based out of Chennai. I was with CPB from September 2018 to April 2019. During my stint there, I was a part of many photography workshops but there is one event that will always be close toContinue reading “One of a kind Residential Photo-Camp! (1 of 2)”
June 27, 2020 | First-ever Online Exhibition with CPB Photocamps / Teen Photo Academy Over the course of seven weeks in the summer of 2020, our students first batch of #TeenPhotoAcademy tried to capture the essence of what home means to them through photographs. While one student included photographs of a little mynah’s nest she’s set up inContinue reading ““What is home?” – A Digital Student Exhibition”