Fatmata Bah

Youth Artist Exchange: Looking at our Ancestors

Photoville Festival 2021 Sessions On-demand recordings are made possible thanks to our partner, PhotoWings 

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Photoville Youth Artist Exchanges bring together youth photographers and professional photographers for engaging conversations on Zoom about their visual stories.  This exchange features artists whose work reaches into their family, cultural and community roots to connect and redefine the past, present and future.

This panel is part of Photoville Education. See the full lineup here.

Photoville Youth Artist Exchanges bring together youth photographers and professional photographers for engaging conversations. This exchange features artists whose work reaches into their family, cultural and community roots to connect and redefine the past, present and future.

Wednesday October 13

5:00PM EST

Online

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Photoville Education provides year-round programming to engage young people and educators with visual storytelling through workshops, resources, and field trips.

Presenter Bios

Fatmata Bah

Fatmata Bah 

Fatmata Bah, currently serving as a youth farmer with Hattie Carthan Community Garden & Peer Lead with Lion’s Tooth Project – is a student of life and facilitator, who relishes in the chance to broaden people’s ideas around wellness, gender, and sexuality.

They aim to combine their interests of history and memory work with their love of being an educator; teaching community members from an intersectional, decolonized lens – reflective of themselves and their heritage.

Jennifer Florencio Jennifer Florencio Jennifer Florencio is a 17 year old Chicana from Queens New York, and a full time student. Jennifer is a social activist who spends her free time creating digital art and journaling.

Annette PalaciosAnnette PalaciosAnnette Palacios (b. 2003 Brooklyn, NY; based in NYC) is a Chicana photographer working across several genres and themes of identity, family, culture, religion, and otherness to help better understand her heritage and the people she surrounds herself with. Her work usually takes on the form of portraiture; she finds inspiration in the day to day interactions between people and their environments and the colors that materialize in nature and on NYC streets. Palacios plans to major in film/television production during her time at Hunter college to further strengthen her storytelling abilities through moving image and sound.

 

 

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