The One Project evolved from a photo series by Bryce Evans back in 2010 into a global mental health community that has had an impact around the world through campaigns, exhibitions and much more. This is the story of our community evolving through the years.
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Active members have the opportunity for paid article features
Each active member has the opportunity to have their story included in an upcoming article and get paid $50 for their contribution. Check the private community for the latest opportunity. This is part of our partnership with Healthline / Teva to provide opportunities for our members to share their stories for a larger impact.
September 11, 2019
21 member stories were featured in an exhibition in Malaysia
Sunway University in Malaysia held an exhibition in September as part of their Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Campaign for its students. There was a special section of the gallery for The One Project members to have their stories showcased that allowed attendees to write messages to each member in response to their story. Overall, the campaign was received with overwhelmingly positive feedback and the exhibition was rated the favourite aspect of the events. We partner with organizations to provide opportunities like this for our members to share their stories for a larger impact.
June 1, 2019
Growing Our Team!
Announcing our new Community Manager, Kaye Lee
October 10, 2018
New Mobile Apps!
A new home for our community
October 4, 2016
Featured in a Short Doc by VICE
We had the incredible opportunity to be showcased in a short documentary by VICE to talk about our community, the #StoryMeets, and how photography is therapeutic for mental health. Watch it here.
February 2, 2016
First private community goes live!
April 25, 2015
Hosted our first ever #StoryMeet
December 15, 2014
No longer available
Pilot episode of our podcast launches!
Our conversation evolved for about a year with our new podcast launching to dig deeper into peoples’ stories, provide you tools to use and help further the conversation on mental wellness. The podcast was eventually discontinued and is no longer available as we refocused our efforts for our community.
August 15, 2014
#EraseBullying becomes first ever LUSH campaign in UAE
February 11, 2014
Over 1,500 Youth
Pop Up Exhibition and #EraseBullying Installation
We connected with hundreds of youth at the Balancing Our Minds youth summit at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, B.C. with a pop-up exhibition of the stories we showcased in Italy last year, along with a unique installation of our interactive #EraseBullying campaign where the words were erased quickly and words of love and support were shared in place.
November 13, 2013
Represented Canada at Perugia Social Photo Fest
We exhibited and presented 10 stories of the original ‘One Project’ at Perugia Social Photo Fest in Perugia, Italy during November 2013, representing Canada in the exhibitions. Founder Bryce Evans also gave a presentation in the conference about the photos and how the series was created, including how it helped him start talking about depression and anxiety.Learn More
#EraseBullying Campaign x LUSH Cosmetics
We partnered up with LUSH Cosmetics on a campaign based on an early story of The One Project used across 200 stores in North America titled #EraseBullying. Thousands of people took part in the interactive art installation on store windows and shared their stories around bullying.
July 15, 2013
To launch for the #EraseBullying campaign and create the promotional video, we created a large scale mural recreating the original artwork and campaign concept on the facade of Beaumont Studios in Vancouver, BC.
June 20, 2013
Our debut exhibition for The One Project at MOCA Calgary
Etsy, in partnership with the Sled Island Music & Arts Festival, hosted Spaces: An Art Show at Calgary’s Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA). In a unique contest experience, emerging artists from across Canada had the opportunity to submit their artwork to premiere at Sled Island with Bryce Evans named the winner for his series, The One Project.
March 26, 2013
Story Submissions Are Open
August 3, 2012
Next Stop, MOMA's Walls!
Featured online by SFMOMA
Early on with the original one photo series, one of the photographs was shared on the official Tumblr blog of SFMOMA (San Francisco Museum of Modern Art).
January 30, 2012
The Conversation Begins!
First 10 Stories, Original One Project goes live online
After creating 10 stories that would be the very first One Project, titled one, Bryce shared it online for the first time along with the mission behind the photo series.
Original One Project being created
December 24, 2010
The First Story
One photo started it all
After a spontaneous photo that sparked a shift for Bryce Evans, a story and photography series was born that would build the therapeutic photography techniques we teach and eventually evolve into The One Project concept and community.