Feb 8 2023
The Connection between Art and Resilience, Part Three
Welcome to episode 11 of season one of Resilient Conversations, a podcast by PartnersGlobal that explores different facets of civic space resiliency. In this podcast, PartnersGlobal co-executive director, Kyra Buchko speaks with Shedrick Pelt, a photographer, designer, and creative director committed to culture and community. Shedrick Pelt is a D.C. creative primarily focused on photojournalism and portrait, music, and commercial photography. Shedrick's work has covered local and nationwide news and he often highlights grassroots organizations and their work within the community. Shedrick’s photo book, We Keep Us Safe, released in 2020, documents civic actions in and around D.C. His most recent book, District Postcard Views, features vintage-inspired images of historically Black landmarks in Washington, DC. Shedrick's work has been featured in exhibitions at the International Center of Photography in New York City, the Center for Photography at Woodstock, Dupont Underground, ExposedDC, and Washingtonian Magazine. PartnersGlobal is a nonprofit based in Washington, DC that advances resilient civic space throughout the world by focusing on authentic partnership, locally-led solutions, inclusive processes, and conflict sensitivity to bring about more peaceful, secure, just, and accountable societies. Partners envisions a world where civil society thrives, change is managed peacefully, rights are protected, and democracy can flourish. Visit our website at www.partnersglobal.org and follow us on social media. Music for this episode is created by Tuesday Night from Pixabay.