Multimedia campaigns, exhibitions & collections

A Developing Story – brings together and promotes multimedia from and about the developing world. From professionally produced campaign work, to user-generated Flickr photosets, podcasts and written testimony, the site is designed to help these stories reach new audiences as well as creating, over time, a categorised archive for those working in international development to use for reference and inspiration.

Do 1 Thing – using photography and video to highlight homelessness in the USA.

Greenpeace Photo Essays – a selection of multi-media stories linked to Greenpeace environmental campaigns.

Human Rights Watch Multimedia – high quality sets of multimedia products with a focus on human rights.

MSF (Doctors without borders): Condition Critical, multimedia campaign on DRC.

LRA Crisis Tracker – Invisible Children and Resolve come together with this easy to use mapping and dissemination on-line tool aimed at tracking attacks by the Lord’s Resistance Army in the DRC, using radio and other ICT devices.

Pacific Black Box – Pacific Black Box Inc. aims to positively contribute to community development projects designed, implemented and evaluated by communities in the Pacific region. They work in close cooperation with existing non-government organisations to identify suitable and sustainable projects that enhance the well-being of communities, especially in the areas of youth, media, environment and human rights

Photo taken by a member of the youth forum, Pacific Black Box

Point of View – Formed in Bombay, India, in October 1996, Point of View aims to promote the points of view of women through projects which present a sustained and creative use of media. Practically all issues of development – from water and housing to violence and sexuality – affect women and men somewhat differently.

Street Art Utopia – OK, its not photography but this is a great site for artistic inspiration. Full of great photos of fantastic graffiti.

The Other Africa – The Other Africa is a photographic project started in 2005 that looks to document the emergence of a middle class and modernity as an antidote to the predominantly negative images published in the Western media. The project is run by Phillipe Sibelly.

Save the Children (UK)  This is Kroo Bay – project based in the Kroo Bay slum in Free Town, Sierra Leone, using panoramic interactive ’scenes’ where the visitor can view video and slide shows ranging from the impact of malaria to which English Premier League sides the kids support.

Transit – Seven years in the making, covering ten countries, ‘Transit’ by Espen Rasmussen (Norway) provides an immersive experience of the lives of displaced people. As well as featuring multi-media elements there is a comprehensive photo book.

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