Grace at the Green Light
2020 Cross-Sector Impact Grant Recipient
New Orleans, Louisiana
"Structure Out of Chaos: Shantytowns of America's Homeless,"
Year of Award
Grant or Fellowship
Cross-Sector Impact Grants
"Structure Out of Chaos" chronicles southern US shantytowns created as a side effect of chronic homelessness. The series is a paradox. It is a document of the homeless, in their homes. These are shelters created out of found objects, vehicles, tunnels or even tents. This is the story of people organizing their lives, forming communities and empowering themselves until they are swept back into chaos. The intent is to shift social awareness from criminalizing people to addressing the real issues.