Please join us for the opening of this art show, funded by the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health. Show runs until June 29.
Los Angeles has the largest single group of unsheltered people among all US cities and it is currently focused on providing permanent housing to the homeless, despite the fact that the city has a severe shortage of low-income housing. (Source: Los Angeles Times)
“T”, a woman suffering from epilepsy and diagnosed with homelessness-related PTSD, is racing against the clock to secure an apartment with her wife “C” before her housing voucher expires in three months. Though both only 28, T and C’s life as a couple on the streets spans over two decades and across the expanse of Los Angeles. In the multimedia piece ‘Home Is Where the Heart Is,’ their experience of homelessness—as well as the resulting disenfranchisement, determination, and close-knit community—is told through their own words and Kim’s reflections across an online map of the city. More info at HomeIsWhereTheHeartIs.LA