A young gay woman decided to leave Mexico for a better life. Her story deals with the often bureaucratic difficulties that come with immigration and leaving your home.
PhotoVoice is an international organization and a method that uses photography as an advocacy tool to help individuals voice their personal experiences of oppression and lobby for social reform. Digital storytelling is a methodology that was developed at the University of California (Berkeley) by the Center for Digital Storytelling ). The term can also refer to more complex projects and involve hypertext fiction, animations, and any form of narrative designed to be diffused via the Internet. Mapping Memories developed weekend and longer term courses to explore these different methods of digital storytelling and you can find our more by downloading chapter 3, 4 or 5 under Book.
Young mothers with experience living on the street told their own stories through photography in "I Was Here."
Presentation: Artistic Elements in Composition