Photo Voice

Goal 1 Objective 3

In partnership with Photo Voice Australia, this project enabled 6 women to use the medium of images and creative writing, combined with workshops to work through their emotional feelings. 

This project, undertaken in partnership with Photo Voice Australia, Domestic Violence organisations and the state Women's Legal Services, sought to convey the feelings of being in a violent relationship and the difference when free of violence. Each week the women photographed an image to reflect the topic of weekly discussions with a psychologist and then were aided in writing a caption to link their experiences to the image. At the end of the workshops there was a collection of 36 images.  Facilitated by the Region of South Queensland, the clubs of the region then used the collection for a travelling exhibition.  The travelling exhibition demonstrated the impact of violence on all aspects of their life and feedback at each exhibition highlighted the emotional impact domestic violence has on whole communities.