Local artist and photographer, Veronika Hegedus-Gaspar, started her recent art project, Me+Christchurch, as a way to promote her photography business but soon realised it was a powerful way to help locals to reflect on their experiences in post-earthquake Christchurch. After interviewing over 200 strangers, she was able to help people understand their sense of place.
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Creating Memories For The Future
BY ANSELM DÄSTNER
@ VOL 104
ON JUN 26, 2013
Anselm Dästner describes his passion for scrapbooking and the impact it will have on the future. Anselm presents to us not only his own scrapbooks, but how he helps other families save memories for the future in innovative ways.
Knickerbocker Cycling in Christchurch
BY CATARINA GUTIERREZ
@ VOL 23
ON MAY 04, 2015
On the 1892 Adalanta Cycle Club:
"It's special to me because it was a group of all women cyclists that decided to get together to go on picnics, to go one day trips, and just be all around awesome in their knickerbockers."
From Knickerbocker Cycling in Christchurch, from Christchurch Vol. 23, Catarina Gutierrez shares her passion as an everyday cyclist as she explores a city steeped in bicycle culture and history. Prior to landing in Christchurch, she's lived and pedaled in popular bike cities such as Brooklyn, NY and Portland, OR. In addition to founding the social bicycles club "CycleCHCH", Gutierrez volunteers at RAD Bikes. These days you can find her cruising around Christchurch on a bubblegum pink Morrison step-through and in a bright, neon helmet covered in stickers.
This was "Presentation of the Day" on July 28th, 2015.
The World Around Me
BY FRANK LANZA
@ VOL 25
ON MAY 29, 2015
When asked "Why did you want to take my photo"
"Simply being yourself in this moment without any effort at all, you're just being you, and that's beautiful."
In The World Around me from Cleveland Vol. 25, photographer Frank Lanza offers his insights on experiencing authenticity though making photos of people. He proposes how not just stories, sights, and sounds are conveyed through photos, but also feelings and how those feeling can help us better understand and connect to the world around us.
This was "Presentation of the Day" on Thursday, August 20th.
A Letter to Christchurch...From Your Ambassador
BY ERICA AUSTIN
@ VOL 25
ON OCT 30, 2015
When Erica Austin studied post quake Christchruch as part of her architecture degree in Auckland, she immediately fell in love with the city, and decided to move down to become an ambassador for everything that makes it special. Now she is immersed in the city-making movement, connecting people who want to rebuild the ciy better than before. This is her letter to those people, and the city.
Why I Fell in Love with Photography and What I Did About It
BY HEATHER MILNE
@ VOL 30
ON MAR 15, 2017
Heather Milne, obsessed with details, recently fell in love with photography. She loves following light, capturing animals and documenting patterns, lines and rhythms. She uses photography as a tool to explore ways of weaving details into stories.
Curation of your children's memories
BY LIRON KROLL
@ VOL 15
ON JUN 12, 2017
Liron Kroll is a photographer and a mother. In this PechaKucha given at Vol. 15 of the London series, Liron tells us how she sees her role to curate her children's memories through wonderful photographer (Liron can you be our mum's please!).
Social media feeds have taken over from the family photo album and therefore they are places we now look to trigger those precious memories.
Liron you have definitely more than excelled in your ambition and your children are very lucky indeed.