Deborah Washington with Street People
- Kingston InSightS Project
Deborah Washington is working with the Street People,
or Street Kids as they call themselves. Some of them
are homeless, most are not. What they all have in common
is panhandling. And so it's no surprise that the underlying
theme of their work for this project has been their
perspectives on panning, along with their experiences
of life on the street and their relationship to their
The choice of this group was a natural one as Deborah
has been fostering bonds of trust with them for the
past few years. She was curious about their stories
and had thought about making a video of their experiences.
The presentation of this group's work is a video, however
one made from the inside out, with their own images
and in their own voice.