Together with Global Forest Coalition we hosted our first two activist photography workshops, at the World Social Forum, focusing in on the critical yet overlooked theme of livestock and its impact on deforestation and climate change. Powerful images can captivate your audience, and our workshops are aimed at helping activists to take better photographs themselves. Thanks to all who participated, we will be in touch with you soon with additional materials and information!
Our touring exhibition, 'Climate Change: realities and resistance', has now left the 2016 World Social Forum in Montreal, and has arrived in Bolivia, where it will soon be exhibited again, with its new panel on livestock and climate change. Photographers contributing to the new panel are Eduardo Amorin, Hugo Hooijer, Orin Langelle, Nadia Lopez, Simone Lovera and Luis Wagner. Thank you all for your support and contributions!
In addition to our focus on activist photography, we were also part of the Climate Space events 'Climate Change: Crisis or Collapse?', and 'What are our strategies after COP 21?', where we focused on the global communications challenges standing in the way of solving this century's greatest threat, climate change. We were also happy to co-host an event on 'Zero Deforestation, the rights of nature and struggles against livestock production' together with allies Global Forest Coalition, Fundacion Solon and La Via Campesina.
On our main home page you can read a presentation to the first of these panels, 'Cashing in on the Climate Crisis: climate justice and climate disaster in the Philippines', from Joseph Purugganan of Focus on the Global South.