Living Positive – Annie Lennox Contributes To Exhibition

Living Positive has been created through a partnership between Artist Charlotte Barnes and the Manchester based charity Body Positive North West (BPNW). Charlotte has been running photography workshops at BPNW, teaching basic photography skills to support individuals to capture and document how HIV has and does affect their lives. They have also been creating images that contain a message they would like to give to the world about HIV. To further extend her reach Charlotte and staff from BPNW have visited individuals in their own homes.

The website has been designed to allow individuals to take part in the project online. You can simply read the brief and upload your image. It extends further our reach to people. SUBMISSIONS OF IMAGES  DEADLINE 26th of February 2010.


The exhibition is city wide in Manchester starting the week of the 22nd of March 2010. Prints will be displayed through windows and on the walls of shops, bars etc so that you view the exhibition while going about your everyday life. Images will also be displayed on the City gate giant screen at Manchester Piccadilly Train Station. There will also be books containing around 40 images left around Manchester to be found. You can also view all the images on the Living Positive website gallery page. We are pleased to announce that Annie Lennox has donated a photograph, with accompanying text, for the exhibition. It will be revealed as part of the city wide exhibition.