SIRKHANE DARKROOM A MOBILE PHOTOGRAPHY PROJECT FOR CHILDREN
DÉCEMBRE 2021 | 60 PORTRAITS
Sirkhane DARKROOM İS A SMALL MOBİLE PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP FOR VULNERABLE AND UNDERPRİVİLEGED CHİLDREN RESİDİNG İN SOUTH EAST OF TURKEY, A FEW KİLOMETERS AWAY FROM THE SYRİAN BORDER\
IN DARKROOM, CHİLDREN WHO NORMALLY HAVE LİTTLE OR NO ACCESS TO CULTURAL OPPORTUNİTİES, GET TO SHOOT, DEVELOP AND PRİNT THEİR PHOTOGRAPHY WHİCH İS MAİNLY ABOUT THEİR DAİLY LİVES AND A SENSE OF SURVİVAL İN DİFFİCULT CİRCUMSTANCES.
PHOTOGRAPHY AS A PEDAGOGİC METHOD, ENABLES CHİLDREN TO FİRST OF ALL KNOW THEMSELVES BETTER. IT İS AN EFFECTİVE METHOD OF TEACHİNG CHİLDREN COMİNG FROM DİFFİCULT CİRCUMSTANCES, NEW WAYS OF THİNKİNG, CREATİVİTY AND BEİNG PLAYFUL WHİLE EXPANDİNG THEİR PERSPECTİVE OF THEİR LİFE AND THEİR SURROUNDİNGS.
children learn to develop a visual idea and tell a story through photography while maintaining the originality of their vision. storytelling and art of photography combined can generate a strong form of education which is proven to be healing for children who have witnessed violence, poverty and war. photography as an art also embodies and develop numerous skills in children from sparking creativity to the technical aspect of an art such as developing photos.