journey2home–Mural Arts’ socially-engaged public art project about youth housing insecurity–ended last October with the dedication of Home Safe, a major public art piece in West Philadelphia (you can read and […]
Over the summer of 2014, filmmaker Jon Kaufman documented journey2home’s collaborators and participants in workshops and events, at their jobs on site and inter-acting with the community.
Designed jointly by Shira Walinsky and Ernel Maritnez, the Home Safe murals incorporate images, words, and concepts drawn from art and stories created by project participants.
Lead artist: Jared Wood With artist assistant: Becky Miller With E3 West Youth and Place to Call Home alumni In this installation in a renovated shipping container, artist Jared Wood uses origami […]
At Youth Emergency Services, Freedom Theatre, Achieving Independence Center, and Red Shield, teaching artist Michael O’Bryan partnered with Junior Music Executives and other media organizations to run trauma-informed music workshops […]
During the summer of 2014, four young adults courageously told us their life stories, sharing the human toll of housing insecurity.
This past weekend, journey2home was featured with a four-minute segment on “America’s News Headquarters.”
Audio Slideshows by Mike Villers for the journey2home project. Drawn from youth interviews conducted by various team members. Photos taken by the youth speakers.
ART AS A ROAD MAP is an audio mural by Elisabeth Perez-Luna of WHYY. This is one of two audio murals she created for the journey2home project, in which she draws […]