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"Picturing Hope: Through Their Eyes"
2005-11-29 until 2006-02-08
New York, NY,
USA United States of America
This exhibition, Picturing Hope: Through Their Eyes, open November 29 through January 8, 2006 at the Asia Society, features photos taken by children in India. These photographs provide a closer look at how the global HIV/AIDS epidemic is shaping everyday lives. The images are selected from Picturing Hope, an organization dedicated to providing children impacted by HIV/AIDS with resources to explore their feelings, strengthen their sense of self and find a voice with which to tell their stories.
The young photographers join other speakers at the opening reception, held in commemoration of World AIDS Day. Also on November 29, the program Picturing Hope: An After School Program on the Global HIV/AIDS Epidemic is held in conjunction with this display. See the For Kids and Families section, Page 9 for a full description. Part of the AIDS in Asia Initiative.
Made possible with support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Revathi, age 14,
Revathi is greeted with curiosity as she
returns home with her new camera.
photo: courtesy the artist
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