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Tags: gypsies, travellers Posted in LCC, photography | 3 Comments »
[...] ‘Rethink: gypsies and travellers’ – Ciara Leeming Gypsies and travellers have been in the news in the recent days (including proposed sites with HCA involvement), and the headlines often come with a slant. So it’s good to see someone like Ciara Leeming get underneath the headlines and the ‘big fat wedding’ hype and report dispassionately about the gypsy and traveller community on her blog. Excellent writing and images from someone who has taken the trouble to understand her subject matter. [...]
[...] This project has been really positive – it’s been extremely refreshing to have the opportunity to diversify like this, and to pass on my love of newspapers to children who might not ordinarily get to handle them and learn what goes into their production. It also gave me a crash course in In Design, which came in handy days later for my university Rethink project. [...]
it’s looking very good after all, ciara. congratulation to your work, i really do like your words (as always) and the portraits are great. i think you created a document that gives us a different and un-biased picture of this particular traveller community.
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