The poignant stories of
The photographer initiates the process. The models are paid and share his authorship.By describing the variety of experiences, an alternative perception of housing access can be formed.
“This conceptual framework and methodology uses visual arts to foster self-reflection, self-healing and self-empowerment. Through community engagements, the author empirically developed a strength-based and solution-focused conceptual framework and methodology that uses visual arts to foster self-reflection, self-healing, and self-empowerment.”
It was born out of the need to raise awareness about homelessness.
When we started this project, we wanted to create something that would make us aware of the issue of homelessness and let them know that they are not invisible, but important.
The book contains the stories of nine women who have been there and back. Their stories are honest and raw.
When you read Somewhere Over the Rainbow , you will discover the real hardships faced by the homeless and how each woman overcame them.