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Art & Advocacy :: Street Children of Uganda

While living in Lira, Uganda in 2010, I volunteered my time to teach homeless street children how to use disposable cameras. Using a method similar to photovoice, and incorporating story boarding, the children used visual elements to tell their stories. Most children told the stories of why they are living on the street. Those stories, […]

May 2011 Encore Magazine features “art & advocacy” exhibit

May 2011 Encore Magazine features "art & advocacy" exhibit

From the Streets of Africa: Lisa Albert brings photos and life lessons from Uganda by: Lauren Hodges Advocacy and Art: Street Kids Have a Voice 5/20, 7 p.m. • Projekte 523 South 3rd Street www.lisamariealbert.com Uganda, a landlocked area in eastern Africa, has been making frequent though unattractive appearances in the headlines as of late. […]

2011 Honorable Mention in PWP : Exhibit in NYC

2011 Honorable Mention in PWP : Exhibit in NYC

“Hands” wins Honoroable mention at Professional Women Photographers’ CONTRAST International call for entries: Exhibition Tuesday, June 21st, 2011 – Saturday, July 2nd, 2011 Reception: June 21, 2011, 6:00 pmGallery: Soho Photo Gallery 15 White Street New York 10013 212-226-8571

Remembering Mississippi

Remembering Mississippi

This is a short fundraising documentary created for R3SM, an agency in Hattiesburg, MS that is assisting hurricane Katrina survivors still in need of stable housing. The documentary reveals the long term recovery struggles some people, mostly elderly and disabled, are having recovering from Hurricane Katrina, even so many years after the storm. With FEMA […]

HIV Campaign, Family Health International

HIV Campaign, Family Health International

A Research Project for HIV+ and HIV- Men, Funded by the U.S. National Institutes of Health through the HIV Prevention Trials Network

Carolina Week: Memory Sports piece airs on News 14 Carolina

Carolina Week: Memory Sports piece airs on News 14 Carolina

I was the videographer for this package, produced originally for Carolina Week (www.carolinaweek.org) and then featured on News 14 Carolina (www.news14.com). Carrie Gann is the reporter. The video that I shot is the UNC fan and the interview with Dr. LaBar. The Anchor and Basketball footage was courtesy Duke Athletic Dept. (the actual footage used […]

Durham Magazine: Quintessentially Bull City

Durham Magazine: Quintessentially Bull City

In April 2010 I photographed Wenny (Merywen) Wigley and Kevin Magill’s wedding. Their wedding, along with my photographs, were featured in this article titled “Quintessentially Bull City.” While I’m not a wedding photographer, I agreed to photograph their wedding because it was quite out of the ordinary! Funny enough, Wenny discovered my photography through some […]

Rival Magazine: Fairy Tale Redefined

Rival Magazine: Fairy Tale Redefined

Rival Magazine is a Duke & UNC-CH joint publication. Cortney Roller is editor-in-chief and author of this piece “Fairy Tale Redefined”. Graphic design editor is Amanda Michelson. Photography by me.

Tanya Ward: A Triumph Over Addiction

Tanya Ward: A Triumph Over Addiction

To listen to Tanya’s audio documentary, please click here: Note: There are only two images in this video. It is meant to be an audio piece. You can find more photographs at my website www.lisamariealbert.com/tanyaward . Tanya Ward shares her experience of recovery from the disease of addiction. In and out of jail from the […]