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Social Arts with Melanie Schambach
Engaging individuals, communities, and institutions
in creating public art working collaboratively through
different participatory formats on specific social issues.
In Spring of 2009, women residing at Sandy Merriman House were invited to play with paint and talk about women issues women live on the streets while playing with paint every week for three months speak. A total of 20 women created a 10' X 14' painting that now resides at SMH, Victoria, BC.
"Once you become poor, you become poorer and poorer and poorer, it is like the snake that swawllows its own tail."
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