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Ffotogallery Education works with schools, charities, local government and education agencies, as well as commercial clients, to devise and deliver large-scale socially engaged creative projects. Placing artists and fresh perspectives at the heart of each project, we encourage participants to approach issues of place, identity, history and society using photography, video and digital media within a structured learning programme. Project outcomes include exhibitions, publications, as well as virtual outcomes such as digital environments, games and online resources.
 


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2014 | Artists As Learners

Artists as Learners was a project run in partnership with engage and the Prince’s Trust Fairbridge Centre. Ffotogallery worked with two emerging artists to develop their socially engaged practice, by placing them with an experienced artist mentor. They worked with a … More 

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2014 Hidden Presence

Hidden Presence will explore the extraordinary life of Nathaniel Wells, an 18th-19th century nobleman of mixed heritage, son of a wealthy Cardiff merchant & plantation owner and an enslaved woman.  The project will explore the history of his country seat, Piercefield … More 

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2013 | Diffusion Experience

Ffotogallery Education developed Diffusion Experience as a central online component of Diffusion Cardiff International Festival of Photography. It offers an exciting virtual experience of the festival More 

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2013 | Lightbox

Lightbox is a major online resource for Art and Design Teachers and young people in Wales. It is the product of a 3 year period of research and consultation with schools and art teachers across Wales in collaboration with the exam board and NGfL. More 

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2012 | Penarth Heights Project

Current Project – Pupils from six schools in Penarth have been invited to tell the story of the Penarth Heights site, from the idealism of the 1970s social housing project the ‘Billy Banks’ to the decline and regeneration of the area. More 

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2012 | Colour My Thoughts

Karen Ingham’s ‘Piece of Mind Mask’ Participatory Web Project. More 

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2012 | 10 Questions About Memory

During the Daniel Blaufuks’ Works On Memory exhibition, visitors and educators were able to visit the gallery and pick up an interpretative print collection pack. More 

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2011 | Post It Wales

In the winter of 2010/11, Ffotogallery worked with schools up and down the country, inviting pupils to exhibit images of their own Wales! More 

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2011 | Nowhere But Here

In February 2011, Ffotogallery hosted a daylong celebration of Welsh sound and music in response to James Morris’s A Landscape Of Wales exhibition More 

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2010 | Groundwork Trust Caerphilly

Working with the Groundwork Trust Caerphilly, Ffotogallery Education delivered a two day workshop at Angel House, a popular meeting place for young people in Pengham. More