Why Art?

Mapping Home. Art by Tamika Brell. journey2home

Mapping Home. Art by Tamika Brell. journey2home

  • Art is open-ended
  • Art provides an opportunity for the unique expression of individual participants
  • Youth can be leaders in framing their stories through photo elicitation
  • Art provides a safe space for exploration, thereby de-stigmatizing housing insecurity
  • Art introduces alternate ways to present the issues and can allow the public to reframe the issue
  • Art allows participants critical distance for reflection

 

 

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