The media is full of negative stories surrounding place; sink estates, grim up North, the unemployed being feckless and idle behind closed curtains, the poor being Chavs and therefore un-deserving poor, disabled people being cheats, liars and a burden, and all of them believed to be living other lives in other places.
Full Circle Arts want to give unheard people and places who are marginalised, stereotyped and misrepresented the chance to make their own positive marks on the map. Placing themselves in Pride Of Place
The project started in July and in 2 months over 200 young people have already taken part submitted films, photo's and stories and we have trained 2 apprentice young documentary makers. The project will rum for a further 13 months travelling around marginalised communities of Greater Manchester.