The sculpture, “Emoh” or “home” spelled backwards has hit city streets. As part of the nine-city tour, artist Loren Naji will be spending this weekend living in his sculpture in New York City to make a statement about homelessness nation wide.
Artist Loren Naji, a Cleveland based sculptor is currently on tour with his installation, an eight-foot sphere of debris collected from demolished urban homes. From Thursday until Sunday March 11th, he’ll be set up on the street in New York. His goal? Generating conversation about the problem of homelessness in the U.S. coupled with the crisis of housing demolition throughout cities across the country. While in New York, Naji is set to explore the possibilities of creating multiple public installations across the city.
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