• To engage, stimulate and educate audiences about the many annual cultural festivals that take place in the states and internationally, and the artists who participate in them.
• To inspire people to learn and connect to their cultural roots young and old through enriched visualization with photography and video, personalized stories from artists, live events, festival organizers, historians, and insight on the countries and traditions.
• To cultivate, support and promote local performing arts professionals, cultural development programs, independent teachers through live and private performances, annually events, and featured interviews via photos, video, and articles.
• To form relationships with cultural professionals and organizations that value cultural awareness.
The How / We Are Connected / Photo Exploration Project is a geographic portrait and photography series of a diversity of cultural performing arts artists from various cultures AND COUNTRIES.
The project will present a visual and educational perspective on cultural identity, portraying the similarities and connections shared between diverse ethnical cultures and races, and the traditional principles of their practices.
THWACPEP is my cultural exploration through imagery. Throughout my time as a professional photographer within the performing arts field, I developed an appreciation for the anthropological weight traditional folk & ethnic dance carries. This series features performing artists from Phoenix, NYC, and Los Angeles, a list of cultural epicenters that grows as the series continues.
Join us on our journey and exploration as we meet and reconnect with some amazing artists and wonderful cultures.
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The THWACPEP project has followers and supporters all over the Globe: Australia, Bangladesh, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, Ghana, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Kenya, Mexico, Netherlands, Nigeria, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Republic of Korea, Republic of Lithuania, Russia, Singapore, South Africa, United Kingdom, and United States
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