创造没有家的足球外围买球靠谱平台:学生通过AS220展览审视无家可归和住房不安全

April 21, 2022

一群人在AS220画廊的墙上观看学生创作的艺术品
参观者观看足球外围买球靠谱学生创作的一些艺术作品,这些作品展示和表达了罗德岛无家可归和住房不安全的信息,这是AS220展览“没有足球外围买球靠谱平台可以称之为家”的一部分.

足球外围买球靠谱的学生们为电流创造了工作 AS220 exhibit No Place to Call Home在美国,他们的创造性贡献不仅仅是艺术表达. The paintings, murals, videos, 和其他艺术作品集中在罗德岛无家可归者和住房不安全的人面临的巨大挑战和不确定性.

The participating students, who come from across the school’s Lower, Middle, 通过这次艺术部门和 Cityside at Wheeler, 希望这次展览能有力而发人深醒地展示弱势群体所面临的关键问题.

“我们倾向于把这个问题从我们的脑海中完全抹去, and in turn, don’t think about it,” said Luyao Lei ‘26, 一群学生为这场旨在消除对无家可归者的刻板印象和误解的展览创作了一幅特别的壁画和伴随视频,谁是其中的一员. Luyao, who said she primarily worked on the video portion, 想要传达无家可归者经常被忽视和忽视. “我们想用这个画廊和我们的艺术作品来展示无家可归仍然是我们社会中一个非常现实和相关的问题, and to remind people that it’s still there, even if you try not to see it.”

作为艺术家同行,安娜·切里波维奇26年在壁画上工作,并更多地了解了那些面临无家可归的人, she was struck by how similar they are to herself. “At first, 在我看来,一个流落街头的人是不可能, who doesn’t know when the next time they’ll eat, can be so much like me, a privileged teenager who besides having a home, 去一所很棒的学校,有很多机会,” Anna said. “All it can take is one bad mental health episode, one job loss, 或者一种上瘾就能把我这样的人变成流落街头的人.”

Like many other states across the country, 罗德岛面临着住房不安全和无家可归的巨大挑战. According to the National Low Income Housing Coalition, over 45,000, or about 29%, 的租房家庭由于收入极低而面临不安全感, 56%的极低收入租房家庭面临着沉重的成本负担. About 4,000 men, women and children experience homelessness in Rhode Island each year美国仍有少数人长期无家可归.

Cityside主任乔·贝尔P ' 08说,足球外围买球靠谱的学生以同理心和开放的心态处理这些困难的问题. “他们与利益相关者会面,达成了更丰富的理解, 他们意识到,他们现在有责任扩大认识,以鼓励对话和行动,” he said.

Cityside在普罗维登斯的25个社区提供了体验式教学和学习机会. Meetings with various stakeholders, including Crossroads, Rhode Island; One Neighborhood Builders; Housing Works, R.I.; The Refugee Dream Center; Federal Hill House; and United Way of Rhode Island, as well as interviewees, offered valuable insight, not just for students, but for Baer himself. “我参加了对一线服务提供者和政策制定者的采访, 我自己对无家可归和住房不安全的复杂性的理解加深了,” he said. “我希望参加AS220展会的与会者能够看到住房问题和获得医疗保健之间的相互作用, educational opportunities, employment, transportation options, and other aspects of our day to day life.”

Baer originally envisioned No Place to Call Home three years ago. 本月早些时候开幕的展览要求并代表了学生们在Cityside和视觉艺术系所学到的很多东西, the Digital Production Studio, and many subject teachers Baer explained. He is grateful that Wheeler’s students, faculty, 工作人员已经能够在节目中与基于providesbased的非营利社区艺术组织AS220合作.

Anna Cherepowich也感谢AS220展示学生的作品,并确保他们的信息被听到, 并强调了能和她的同龄人在节目中搭档是多么棒. 她说:“他们很灵活,乐于接受新想法,今年和他们一起工作很愉快。. “他们的辛勤工作理应得到如此多的认可.”

No Place to Call Home 将在帝国街115号的AS220主画廊展出至4月30日. ,逢星期四至六下午12时至5时免费开放予公众参观.

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