Courtney Desiree Morris staged a thoughtful performance as “a reckoning with the violence” of the gallerist’s actions.
SF Gallery Owner Blasted for Hosing Down Unhoused Woman
Foster Gwin Gallery has deactivated its social media accounts since its owner, Collier Gwin, was filmed spraying down a woman on the sidewalk.
Shedding Light on Homelessness Through Artistic Ingenuity
The unhoused can teach a masterclass on survival — and that we are all just one stroke of bad luck away from the same fate.
A Vision for Sustainable Housing and Design in Los Angeles
The architecture firm Brooks + Scarpa makes the case for greater building density and more sustainable design practices to combat the region’s acute housing shortage.
An Art Program in Los Angeles Proposes Ways to Address Homelessness
The Goethe-Institut has partnered with the Los Angeles Poverty Department in organizing Worlds of Homelessness, a weeklong interdisciplinary series of events featuring artists, architects, advocates, and performers.
Confronting Homelessness Close to Home, with Help from Martha Rosler
SEATTLE — “Home Prices Bring Smiles, Tears.” “Anti-Homeless Attacks Won’t Solve Problem.” When I saw these headlines running across the Seattle Times and Seattle Weekly newspapers earlier this month, a single sentence flashed through my mind, on repeat: “Housing is a human right.”
Peekaboo, the NYPD Is Watching You!
The New York Police Department (NYPD) wants to regain the trust of the New Yorkers it alienated with recent controversies like “Stop-and-Frisk” and the killing of Eric Garner.
Building Tiny Houses for the Homeless
Most of us tend to associate the tiny-house phenomenon more with hipsters than with the homeless, but the architectural trend may offer a way to help people on the streets get back on their feet.
Coffin Beds and Penny Sleeps: An Exhibition on Victorian Homelessness
Over a century later, the voices of those taking refuge in the tomb-like beds of a Victorian homeless shelter are difficult to resuscitate, their experiences only echoed in the recordings of outsiders.