An Installation that connects our Community to the Homeless
Meadors created this Installation to maintain awareness of the people experiencing homelessness in our community. We have used the skills of our six workshops to design and digitally fabricate the installation. The 430 figure-cut outs that make up the installation throughout the Charleston area represent the approximate number of those experiencing homelessness in our community based on the last official count. The cut-outs represent one of the issues the homeless experience – the majority of people look right through them.
Homelessness is not something that can be completely eradicated; however, a defined and established path should be in place so that homelessness is temporary and not repeated.
With sustained help from the community, the many Organizations, whose mission is to help the homeless, will be able to create a sustainable system whereby homelessness is temporary and the goal of functional zero is achieved.
We would like to thank Mayor Tecklenburg for his dedication to helping the Homeless and his enthusiasm and support for this Installation. Without his support, this could not have happened.