Faith Encounter


A collection of photographs taken from a series of commissions and an ongoing independent project about people of Faith in the UK, including:


Global Poverty, Seeking Justice: People of Faith in Action - photographs taken for the Jubilee Debt Campaign which look at how the six main faiths are campaigning and engaging on issues of debt and poverty (Buddhist, Christian, Hindu, Judaism, Muslim, Sikh).


Faith Encounter - Faith Guides show visitors around places of worship in Birmingham during their assessed exam, following a 12 week Institute of Tourist Guiding training course. Places of worship visited include: Birmingham Central Mosque (Highgate), Central Jamai Masjid Ghamkol Sharif Mosque (Small Heath), Guru Nanak Nishkam Sewak Jatha (Handsworth), Jamia Mosque (Aston), Ramgarhia Sikh Temple (Central Birmingham), St Anne’s Church (Moseley), St Philip’s Cathedral (Central Birmingham)


Playing with Justice - an annual event at The Drum in Birmingham organised by Oxfam and Faith and Climate Change. It celebrates the strong links between religion and justice, with performances from a variety of different faiths, including music and spoken word.


Hare Krishna - Sunday night at a Hare Krishna Temple in Birmingham. A time for lively communal worship (Kirtans and Bhajans), teachings from the Bhagavad Gita, singing, dancing (Aarti) and sharing food together.


The Sikh wedding preparations of Birmingham based photographer and friend Jaskirt Dhaliwal.


Other faiths photographed in this project, but not shown here, include Buddhists, Christians and Jews.

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