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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 Upper Kanawha Valley Photovoice Group is located in Kanawha County, West Virginia and includes the communities of Cabin Creek and Winifrede. The members of the Upper Kanawha Valley Photovoice Group include (in alphabetical order):

Terri Bailey, Anna Boswell, Kandace Edwards, JoAnn King, Linda Pullen Perdue, Stella “Sue” Pullen, Kathy Stout, Loretta Watkins, and Lahoma White

From September of 2008 to May of 2009, these nine women created more than eighty 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 Upper Kanawha Valley

The Unique Character of Life in the Upper Kanawha Valley

Beauty in the Upper Kanawha Valley

Problems and Concerns in the Upper Kanawha Valley

Ideas for Change in the Upper Kanawha Valley

 

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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