There is a 2% vacancy rate and over 30,000 homeless in the City of Los Angeles. While chronic homelessness saw a small decline this past year, the number of people experiencing homelessness for the first time is on the rise. How can the arts advocate for a basic human right to shelter?
How did LA transform from a tiny pueblo to a sprawling metropolis? How is your identity connected to LA, and how will your culture shape the city’s future? Through the exhibition Becoming Los Angeles, artworxLA students will journey across 500 years to see how diverse communities formed the city’s nature and culture.