Tuesday, October 12, 2010
Pecha Kucha, Japanese for "chit chat," is a world-wide event featuring designers, photographers and artists following a simple format of showing 20 images in 20 seconds. This Thursday at the Plant (939 SE Alder) p:ear's Pippa Arend and photographer Charles Gullung will present at Portland's 8th Pecha Kucha stunning black and white images, intimate portraits of some of Portland's homeless and parent-less youth. These images show the combined qualities of strength and vulnerability, and reveal both a deep sense of presence and protection.
The youth p:ear sees are some of Portland's most vulnerable; they survive of the outskirts of societal morality and culture. At p:ear, we take the time to develop trust and relationships with these kids, and it is through these relationships that these kids can grow and transform into their best selves. Our lives are written on our faces…
Posted by The Trent Foundation at 3:46 PM