Photographs taken by those experiencing homeless featured at InFocus gala

In a city as diverse and full of art as Ottawa, photography and art exhibits are not difficult to come by. That being said, the InFocus gala on Sept. 3 displayed an entirely new perspective of the city. The social project involved giving out disposable cameras to people in Ottawa affected by homelessness, giving them a few weeks to take photos of whatever caught their eye, and then showcasing their photos to the public in Studio 66, an art gallery on Muriel Street. The gallery, with its simple decor and open space, was packed within minutes of the doors opening. The photographs were displayed in large, colourful prints throughout the space, with the photographers names added below. Display cases showed […]

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