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Venice Arts mentors look for ways to incorporate more than photography in the learning experience. On the first day of the project, Amelia gets some handstand alignment tips from Eugene, an avid yoga practitioner. During the project, one of the UNICEF activistas asked Eugene why he does handstands throughout the day. He told her that when you do a handstand, you have a chance to see the world from a fresh perspective, and that is very much the same kind of experience we seek as people when creating and looking at photography.

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author of this photograph:

Joanne Kim
Venice Arts

people in this photograph:

Amelia
Maputo project participant
Eugene Ahn
Sofie Hubbard Warshafsky

publication details:

Posted 12:33PM on Wednesday, September 12, 2007 Pacific Time


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What I can say to my family, and my community, is that the most important thing is love, not money. Sometimes they say that they donít visit us because they have nothing to give us. We need love, not things. Even with money you can still feel alone inside.
Inocencia
Maputo project participant


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