Gallery: Starving Artists Project Turns Cardboard Signs From NYC’s Home...

Image © Starving Artists Project
They are part of New York City’s invisible culture. They ride the trains to stay warm, set up camp in transportation hubs and plead for city dwellers to spare some cash or food. Yet, despite their massive presence, the homeless are widely ignored. Now a new initiative, the Starving Artists Project, is trying to change all of that by giving NYC’s homeless community a platform to showcase their cries for help. The program seeks to turn the cardboard signs we see being held up on street corners and in subway stations into art that funds social change.

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