Hidden is a compelling portrait exhibition that tells the story of England's 166,000 young carers - the official figure that's just the tip of the iceberg. The exhibition launched in February in London at gallery@oxo, and will be touring throughout England.
Award-winning photographer, and former young carer, Max Alexander captures the resilience, determination and aspiration of 24 children and teens who care for a loved one. The launch of the exhibition gained huge support - with over 2,000 people visiting in ten days - and now the Big Lottery funded Young Carers in Focus (YCiF) programme is sharing the powerful portraits and stories from young carers in galleries, events and public spaces across the country. The aim is to make sure the experiences of young carers do not remain hidden from society.
The Hidden Exhibition will visit the following areas from summer 2016:
Winchester - June 1 – July 17, Winchester Cathedral, SO23 9LS
Sandwell - July 11-22, Sandwell Council House
Guildford - July 22-28, St Martin of Tours Church, Epsom, KT17 4PX
Salford - Dates and venue to be confirmed
Rutland - January 23rd - February 7th, 2017