"Greater Govanhill community magazine was set up to celebrate the incredible diversity that exists within Govanhill, and the FONDS project does just that. We asked people who live in the local area to share an object that means something to them. From Kuwait to Brazil, Afghanistan to Romania the objects featured have travelled from all over the world to be here. They occupy a special place in their owners' lives because of that. Evoking feelings of family, home, distant countries and faded memories, they all connect people with those they love most.”
(Greater Govanhill Magazine)
The images were displayed in large format in shop/cafe windows around the areas from 12 August - 12 September and interviews were broadcast through local radio station Radio Buena Vida.
A collaboration between Greater Govanhill Magazine and Thriving Places Govanhill for Year of Stories 2022. The work was made during a Culture Collective residency in partnership with Street Level Photoworks.
To read the full stories and listen to the participants talk about their objects visit: https://www.greatergovanhill.com/objects