Video portraits with Works Progress. When people look at me, what do they see? What don't they see? We explored these questions and here is our response.
Thank you to the young people whose words, spirit and generosity made this film possible. Poetry Workshop: Sheronda Orridge and Shanai Matteson Videography & Editing: Colin Kloecker Special Thanks To: Akeeylah Watkins, Sue Pohl and Ethan Turcotte Music (Creative Commons): “Been A While Since You Spoke” by Handbook http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Handbook/Bad_Panda_100/Handbook-BeenAWhileSinceYouSpoke KULTURE KLUB COLLABORATIVE // http://kultureklub.org/ KKC engages art and artistic practice to provide enriching multidisciplinary opportunities for youth experiencing homelessness and artists to grow individually and to transform community. KKC is generously supported by the McKnight Foundation, the Target Foundation, and United Arts Fund - a program of COMPAS. The work of KKC is made possible by the financial support and partnership of the YouthLink at the Youth Opportunity Center. WORKS PROGRESS STUDIO // http://worksprogress.org/ WPS is a public art and design studio led by Shanai Matteson and Colin Kloecker. They create collaborative projects to inspire, inform and connect; catalyzing relationships across creative and cultural boundaries and providing new platforms for public engagement. - This activity was funded in part by the Minnesota State Arts Board through the Arts Access grant program, through the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund as appropriated by the Minnesota State Legislature with money from the vote of the people of Minnesota on November 4, 2008.