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Project Lives free pdf In Project Lives, residents of New York's notorious housing projects use participatory photography to document life in these crumbling islands of red brick. Those who live in the projects have become targets of both the tabloid press and Hollywood, and garnered an appalling public image of crime and disrepair. But Project Lives shows an entirely different side of the story, one in which courageous souls attempt to change how America sees them with the aim of preserving their homes.

About George Carrano

A Bronx native, George Carranofounded the non-profit Seeing for Ourselves, which brought the Developing Lives photography program to New York's housing authority in 2010. He has also curated exhibits of war photojournalism and participatory photography that"The New York Times"termed "poignant" and "not to be missed." Previously, Carrano raised the bar for public transit at the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, inventing passenger displays that became the industry standard- leading the agency to just-in-time logistics- and implementing MetroCard this last a $2 billion subway token replacement whose success awed New York and has remained one of the largest public works projects in U.S. transportation history, universally judged a city milestone. A born Brooklynite with family roots in New York public housing, photographer and teacherChelsea Davishelped create and directed the Developing Lives photography program at the New York City Housing Authority. She had earlier created a participatory art class for the city's Association for Metro-Area Autistic Children (2004). Building on its success, Chelsea established the Project Picasso program three years later in the pediatric oncology ward of St. Louis Children's Hospital, providing art therapy to young children struggling with cancer. The program continues to operate. Born in Manhattan and raised in the Bronx and Queens, Jonathan Fisheradministered the Developing Lives photography program at the New York City Housing Authority, managing its extension into award-winning video. Trained in transportation science, hemade his mark at the city's transit agency by producing products likewise award-winning that delighted millions of passengers. Fisher also handled technology communications within Madison Avenue's Ogilvy

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Author : George Carrano
Publisher : powerHouse Books,U.S.
Data Published : 09 April 2015
ISBN : 157687737X
EAN : 9781576877371
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 138 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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