Slideshow of photography project: Streatham High Road- Seeing the light

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<p style="margin-bottom: 0.9em; line-height: 1.5em;"><strong><span style="font-size: small;">When:</span></strong><span style="font-size: small;">&nbsp;Friday, April 23rd &nbsp;at 4pm and&nbsp;7pm</span></p> <p style="margin-bottom: 0.9em; line-height: 1.5em;"><strong><span style="font-size: small;">Where:</span></strong><span style="font-size: small;">&nbsp;Streatham Library, 63 Streatham High&nbsp;Road</span></p> <p style="margin-bottom: 0.9em; line-height: 1.5em;"><span style="font-size: small;">During the year of 2009 I photographed along Streatham High Road to capture contemporary&nbsp;Streatham.</span></p> <p style="margin-bottom: 0.9em; line-height: 1.5em;"><span style="font-size: small;">Streatham High Road (</span><span class="caps"><span style="font-size: small;">SHR</span></span><span style="font-size: small;">)&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size: small;">is not only what is locally believed to be the longest High Road in the&nbsp;</span><span class="caps"><span style="font-size: small;">UK</span></span><span style="font-size: small;">&nbsp;but&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size: small;">was also voted Britain’s worst street in a 2002 poll by</span><span class="caps"><span style="font-size: small;">CABE</span></span><span style="font-size: small;">&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size: small;">(Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment). However, w</span><span style="font-size: small;">ith my images I am hoping to provide a different perspective of this area- a reviewing of the place and the people to show it in a different light. I believe that this project presents an important visual document that shows that far from being Britain’s worst road,&nbsp;</span><span class="caps"><span style="font-size: small;">SHR</span></span><span style="font-size: small;">&nbsp;is in fact a microcosm of multi-cultural Britain and, hence,&nbsp;representative of modern day&nbsp;Britain.</span></p> <p style="margin-bottom: 0.9em; line-height: 1.5em;"><span style="font-size: small;">You can see images of my project at:&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.susannehakuba.com/" style="text-decoration: none; font-weight: normal; color: #115577;"><span style="font-size: small;">www.susannehakuba.com</span></a></p> <p style="margin-bottom: 0.9em; line-height: 1.5em;"><span style="font-size: small;">You can read my blog about this project at:&nbsp;</span><a href="http://streathamhighroad.blogspot.com/" style="text-decoration: none; font-weight: normal; color: #115577;"><span style="font-size: small;">http://streathamhighroad.blogspot.com</span></a><span style="font-size: small;">/</span></p> <p style="margin-bottom: 0.9em; line-height: 1.5em;"><span style="font-size: small;">&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size: small;">A</span><span style="font-size: small;">fter very successful presentations at Streatham Library in January and at Streatham Society&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size: small;">in March, I have managed to secure another date for two&nbsp;</span><strong><span style="font-size: small;">slideshow presentations</span></strong><span style="font-size: small;">&nbsp;of my Streatham High Road project at&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size: small;">Streatham Library</span><span style="font-size: small;">.</span></p> <p style="margin-bottom: 0.9em; line-height: 1.5em;"><span style="font-size: small;">The presentation will be about 1h long with a slideshow of images and a discussion about the project, my experiences and your comments afterwards. As it is all about the wonderful people of Streatham it would be lovely to see you all there!&nbsp;</span><strong><span style="font-size: small;">So please s</span></strong><strong><span style="font-size: small;">ave the&nbsp;da</span>te!</strong></p>