Contact: A Photography Exhibition

  • 22 November 2012 - 9 December 2012

An exhibition by Veterans in Practice (VIP) and artist Stuart Griffiths exploring experiences of military life and life after service. VIP is a group of military veterans who work with artists to produce digital art projects as part of FACT's arts and health strand Healthy Spaces. Stuart Griffiths who is an ex-serviceman himself led the group on the photography project and said "Many veterans feel stigmatised when they leave the Forces and are looking for a light at the end of the tunnel; and hopefully this flagship project has been a beacon for the group."

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Group member Brett Squires is an ex-soldier who found himself homeless upon leaving the army in 2003 and said "Taking part in the project has been great. It gives me something to focus on and I always look forward to coming here. When I left the forces, there was nothing out there and it's only recently that there has been more support for veterans that need it. I have loved doing the photography and learning about IT is helpful for job hunting."                                                                                                                                                                             
Find out more about the project here.

Contact FACT

For more information about the Veterans in Practice project, contact:

Angharad Williams
Healthy Spaces Coordinator

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