Today IGVP releases its first collaborative hardcover photo book, titled, Human Connections: portraits of our shared humanity. 31 Visual Peacemakers contributed 31 photographs curated by cultural and world photographer Jeffrey Chapman. Open these pages and… Transport to 31 locations. Take in 31 visual stories. Encounter 31 works of do-gooder photographers with hearts behind their lenses.
by Mel Rowe Smith on August 30, 2012
IGVP Staff, based out of Turkey, recently packed up all of their families in order to begin telling the story “Dance the Past Into the Future.“ They lived in a remote village in Turkey’s Kachkar mountain highlandsfor two months. Perhaps many of you had the privilege to take part in this project through monetary support. Maybe you followed alongside them as they updated the world via Facebook & Twitter, showing behind-the-scenes pictures and stories. If your curiosity is as unrelenting as mine, you probably have even more questions for them about their adventure. As a community of visual peacemakers it’s always helpful to learn from each other. And, this team of visual peacemakers so generously offered their time and insights to me in the questionnaire below.
New Collaborative Project: Women can be powerful catalysts for change in their lives and in the world. Women can be the ultimate peacemakers. We believe personal transformation leads to global transformation. We believe art can be a powerful tool for transformation. Learn more about "Lives on the Line: an exhibition of women’s photo stories".
"The strength of community is in its connections." How can we--and YOU--stimulate more connections and more collaborative efforts amongst visual peacemakers? Is this something you want? How would you like to work with and connect to others? Are you willing and able to expend the energy and effort?
Collectively, we are going to produce a Visual Peacemaking Photo Book from IGVP members. Guild member Jeffrey Chapman will curate from a collection of submitted images.
by Mario Mattei on November 22, 2010
A Visual Peacemaking ebook? Well... yeah... let's talk people.