Part photography program. Part exploration of personal history. All teenagers. The American Teenager Project has combined photographic portraits with oral histories of hundreds of teenagers over the last several years, and now is the chance for YOU to participate in this unique program at the Kingsbridge Library in the Bronx.
Tell the story of your life with film and friends. Join award-winning journalist Robin Bowman for a six-week series where you'll learn how to craft a narrative using photographs, personal insights, and shared experiences. Create an exhibition of your work, and see it published in a book, which is yours to keep and share.
If you'd like to learn more about this program and the teenagers who were previously profiled and photographed, you can visit the theamericanteenagerproject.org and theamericanteenager.com websites or check out Robin Bowman's book It's Complicated: The American Teenager.
This workshop will run at the Kingsbridge Library from 3:30 - 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday afternoons for six weeks starting on October 9th. If you are a teenager who is interested in participating in this project, you can stop by the information desk to pick up copies of the photo release forms that you and your parents will need to sign. Otherwise, we'll have copies of those forms available during the workshop, too.