Reenvisioning the Homeless

2013, 2015
Street Performance, Photo Series, Interactive Exhibition

Sarah Matusek: The Art of the Double Take
Greenpoint Gazette: Re-Envisioning the Homeless

About the Project
Reenvisioning the Homeless is an interactive exhibition and dinner, featuring collaboratively developed photos restaging classical paintings which were taken on the streets of Brooklyn, as well as video projections and audio work.
The exhibition is the cumulative event of a continued investigation into issues of homelessness in collaboration with members of the homeless community and people in transitional housing in Greenpoint (2013) and Crown Heights (2015).

Conceived and created by Kristin Arnesen, Hilary Krishnan & Eva von Schweinitz,
in collaboration with members of the homeless community and people in transitional housing, with public funds from the Decentralization Program of the New York State Council on the Arts, administered in Kings County by Brooklyn Arts Council (BAC).

Crown Heights (2015)
Live Music by: Nick Demopoulos
Many Thanks to: Brooklyn Arts Council (BAC), Morgan Tachco, Services for the UnderServed (S:US), Minjung Park, Daphne Parker, David Burns, Cleon Byfield, Brightpoint Health, Leonhard Lierzer, Johnny DePiper, Danielle Occhiogrosso, Sarah Matusek.

Greenpoint (2013)
Live Music by: Genevieve Morris and Max Kolbe
Many Thanks to: Father John Merz and the Church of the Ascension, Eryka Volker, Pat McDonnell, Chris Szkiladz and Doug Becht of Common Ground, Pastor Ann Kansfield and the Greenpoint Reformed Chruch, Radoslaw Konopka, Marian Meller, Laine Bonstein, Caden Manson, Doris Mirescu, John Jannone and the students of the graduate program for Performance and Interactive Media Arts at Brooklyn College.

visuals and edit: Eva von Schweinitz (2015)

visuals and edit: Kristin Arnesen (2013)