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INTRODUCTION TO THE FULL COLOR PHOTOVOICE BOOK

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Photovoice
in the news

“Boone County
women document beauty, hardship with photos”

West Virginia Public Radio,
“Inside Appalachia” 5/9/09
(online 5/1/09)


“Harts women tell stories through photos”
Logan Banner 4/30/09

“Photovoice participants capture their Southern W.Va. communities in images”
The Charleston Gazette
4/12/09

 
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The Harts Area Photovoice Group is located in Lincoln County, West Virginia. The members of the Harts Area Photovoice Group include (in alphabetical order):

Crystal Carter, Anita Frye, Karen Hartman, Lori Mitchell, Renae Thompson, Kay Tomblin, and P.J. Watts

From September of 2008 to May of 2009, these seven women created more than sixty photostories telling the story of their area. Their photostories fall within the five major themes listed below.

Click on a theme to view the photostories in that category.

Strengths and Assets of the Harts Area

The Unique Character of Life in the Harts Area

Beauty in the Harts Area

Problems and Concerns in the Harts Area

Ideas for Change in the Harts Area

 

NOTE: If you would like to view the photostories in a larger format (if you cannot read the text, for instance), please do the following:

1. Once you have a slideshow open, click anywhere on the slideshow picture other than the "play" button.

2. A new browser window will open up behind the slideshow with a the entire Picasa web album for that theme visible.

3. Once in the web album, you can click on individual photostories and zoom in to read the text, or you can play the slideshow again in full-screen mode.

 

 

“Photos voice the feelings nine women have for Lenore”
The Williamson Daily
News 4/4/09

“Photo exhibit tells stories of communities using art”
The Coal Valley News 4/1/09

 

 

CONTACT:

Southern West
Virginia Photovoice
Project


Shannon Elizabeth Bell Project Director


wv.photovoice@gmail.com
(304) 610-8318

 

 
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