Amy Romer

Visual journalist and documentary photographer
    
Location: Vancouver, Canada
Nationality: British
Biography: With a background in photography and journalism , I live to tell compelling stories that elevate issues around human rights, social justice and the environment. Originally from the UK, I live in North Vancouver on the unceded territories of the... read on
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Artist in Residence
amy romer
Feb 2, 2021
Location: Vancouver
Since November, I have been on placement as an Artist in Residence at St. John's Independent IB School, Vancouver.

This wonderful opportunity allows me to integrate documentary photography and storytelling into the IB syllabus, from K to 12.

I've covered topics from the power of photography and photojournalism, to creating 5 Picture Stories, to Issues in Canadian News, to the practice of 'Slow Media'—a technique founded by Metis/Cree filmmaker Gregory Coyes.

At the same time, I am able to continue personal projects and am excited to be producing a new project with a group of St. John's students.

Stay tuned for updates. 
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