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The Art Start Family Portrait Project is a multimedia project and platform for the powerful stories, voices, and images of New York City families experiencing homelessness. Through portraits and story-telling, families invite the world to see them because….
The 2019 Family Portrait Project exhibition will be open June 29 - July 13, 2019 in Studio 1019 of the West Chelsea Arts Building, with a special family-focused opening reception on Saturday, June 29th, from 1-5pm. In addition to open gallery hours, other scheduled public exchanges will include panel discussions, community partner forums, and public discussions on topics of representation, factors leading to housing instability and changing the narrative about homelessness in New York City.
The 2019 Family Portrait Project was produced with project Co-Founder, With & About Projects. Participating photographers included Juan Algarin, Natalie Brasington, Kissenia Chara, Vincent D’Oria, Michael Granacki, Heidi Gutman, David Johnson, Hosea Johnson, Itaysha Jordan, David Lang, Jason Leavy, Roy Morrison, Alberto Oviedo, Ken Pao, Brian Pineda, Mauricio Quintero, William Ross, Hannah Saleh, and Zachary Maxwell Stertz, Aingeru Zorita.
The 2019 Art Start Family Portrait Project is presented by National Endowment for the Arts - Art Works, New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, with the support of Smashbox Studios and Industrial Color.