All in Democracy

Art and Social Practice

By Alex Behr
“For this project, which is ongoing, I spend a long time with the people that I’m working with, all their stories, because I’m not interested in telling my version of their story. The goal is to do the best job I possibly can of being a vehicle to people to tell their story.” Wendy MacNaughton’s Meanwhile in San Francisco documents insular pockets: the mah jongg players in Chinatown, the regulars at the main branch of the public library, the swimmers at the Dolphin Club, and the single-room occupancy folks of 6th Street.

Essentially Prisoners

By Sarah DeYoreo
On the morning of May 28, Sarah DeYoreo sent the following email to the 500-plus employees of Morrison Child & Family Services, where DeYoreo worked as a “milieu counselor” with unaccompanied immigrant children in Portland, Oregon.