Bournemouth

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 Bournemouth April 2012 © Estelle Vincent

Vernacular photography

Being a very lucky girl with a boyfriend who understands and supports my interest for found imagery … here I am sharing my latest present: a found photo album….

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Photo cards © Foto A. Zardini and others © Unknown – Circa 1940’s Cortina d’Ampezzo – Dolomites – Italy

Creative Routes 2012

artsdepot_logoExciting, exciting!!!!! I have been selected as one of the 5 artists to be involved in Arts Depot’s Creative Routes 2012, a visual arts project that works with primary schools to create an original piece of visual art that is then displayed in the gallery for public view.

Creative Routes is part of Arts Depot successful schools programme, which provides innovative and educational arts projects, workshops, residencies and INSETS .www.artsdepot.co.uk

Charlotte Street Book Launch

Last week I document ed the book launch of Danny Wallace’s first novel “Charlotte Street”. Here are a few snaps, haven’t read the book yet but considering one of the main character is a single-use-camera I probably will very soon. Charlotte Street by Danny Wallace is published by Ebury Publishing.

© Estelle Vincent

Portico Gallery Opening

Opening  of the Dulwich Open House at The Portico Gallery last night. Still on Sunday 13th May until 6pm and both Saturday 19th and Sunday 20th May from 11am – 6pm.

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© Estelle Vincent

Iris & Zoe’s birthday

Yesterday was the lovely Iris and Zoe’s 5th birthday party. Not only was I one of the privileged guests but I also happened to be the official face painter of the day! So after the make-over of a few princesses and butterflies I had the chance to take some photographs. Documenting the ins and outs of swing politics proved to be particularly interesting…

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© Estelle Vincent

Discover Children Centre

For the next 10 weeks I’ll be running Discover’s Mighty Mega Project, a weekly photography club engaging Newham children with disabilities and their parents, carers and families. Here are some photos I’ve taken this morning to help me prepare the first activity: a photo treasure hunt covering the indoor trail, adventure garden and story studio.

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 © Estelle Vincent

Discover Children’s Story Centre is the UK’s first hands-on creative literacy centre for children aged 0-11 years and their families, carers and teachers. Discover’s overarching mission is to spark children and adults’ imagination, curiosity and creativity in a magical and stimulating environment. They offer a variety of programmes including schools workshops, family art activities, a literature programme led by children’s writers and illustrators, community and education projects, artist residencies in schools and training for professionals that work with children and families.

Dulwich Festival News

See below for details of the upcoming Dulwich Open House weekends at The Portico Gallery, West Norwood in which I will be taking part.