There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside of you.
There is a fine line between “giving voice” to other’s stories for the purpose of learning and exploration and telling someone else’s story for one’s own gain. I have no intention of speaking for anyone, but will be responsible for authentically adapting these stories into a visual format. I’m proposing a pilot project in the interest of providing the space and time to care for relationship building with individuals while still having enough time to create and chronicle the visual art aspect of the project. I believe it’s also important to prioritize the stories of those most marginalized in our society by race, gender, and ability. The pilot project will focus on individuals within these marginalized intersections. I also believe the pilot will allow me to scale up the project gradually as sustainable resources are sought and acquired.