December 14th, 2015
Episode 343 of 422 episodes
Photographer Sarah Takako Skinner created the HOPE IS PROJECT as a way to understand the nature of Hope and inspire others to find it. Takako has traveled the world, interviewing subjects and handing them a Holga camera and a roll of film, providing them with one simple instruction: photograph hope. With the collaboration of a team of influencers, the project seeks to place cameras in the hands of many people, challenging them to share their stories and capture images embodying hope. This will capture the continuation of Takako's journey, and can become one of the largest and most influential art exhibits in history -- true partnership between art and purpose. It is a project of transformation and impact focused on the understanding, discovery, and harnessing of the power of hope through the vehicle of an inspiring photographic process. The mission is to engage the power of photography along with a process of exploration, storytelling, and self-reflection to widely inspire hope, effect lasting and meaningful change, and contribute to growth and development in fields of social work, medicine, mental health, tolerance, rehabilitation and recovery. Resources: Hope Is Project http://www.hopeisproject.com Sarah Takako Skinner http://www.sarahtskinner.com Marc Raco https://www.linkedin.com/in/marcraco Fred Elms http://www.fredelmes.com Francesca Woodman https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Francesca_Woodman Download the free Candid Frame app for your favorite smart device. Click here to download for iOS. Click here to download for Android Click here to download for Windows 8 Support the work we do at The Candid Frame with your donations via PayPal. https://www.paypal.com/us/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_flow&SESSION=VgliBy3J2e39NoaYEakyINt-17h2AevWulBCcGTirwI6lei5NIMz-60qhE4&dispatch=5885d80a13c0db1f8e263663d3faee8d64ad11bbf4d2a5a1a0d303a50933f9b2
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