change:matters Photography

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“You might not be a natural numbers person, so learning about these concepts through an artform is a brilliant opportunity”

Create photographer Alicia Clarke

In our change:matters photography workshops, young carers learn about saving, budgeting, interest, borrowing money and debt through the lens of a camera.

Led by professional photographers including Alicia Clarke (who can be seen in the video above), the young carers explore these themes through photography – learning lighting and framing skills that they then use in designing glossy posters. Each poster conveys a key message that the young carers have learnt, and wish to pass on to other young people. 

Scroll down to see examples of the young carers’ work.

change:matters Bristol

Photography by young carers from Bristol.

change:matters Kingston and Scarborough

Over the course of a three-day workshop, participants explored financial literacy via photography. They experimented with different styles of photography and used their images to make promotional posters about saving money, pictured below.