Author: Maya

FOMMA – collaborative women’s theatre

This week, at the invitation of Doris Difarnecio, Director of the Centro Hemisférico/FOMMA in San Cristobal, I visited FOMMA and was introduced to a truly fascinating organization and set of projects. In a previous post I mentioned the Hemispheric Institute…

What’s in a name?

Documenting the names of people in the AFI photos is not a priority here in Chiapas. Indeed, anonymity and confidentiality is a necessary part of the ethics of participatory photographic practice in the region. The naming of Indigenous subjects in photographic archives, has an entirely different meaning in a contemporary Australian context.

Photo Me Derby Project

Photo Me Derby – now in the Side by Side Gallery The Photo Me Derby project was the first project I was involved with dedicated to collaborative photography in the Kimberley (the northern region of Western Australia). Photo Me Derby was…

sophiehaviland.com goes live

Sophie Haviland is my sister and she has a great new website, www.sophiehaviland.com! Such a plug might be seen as shameless nepotism, but this site is a window into a whole world of collaborative art projects which most people will not…