Sad Little Houses, Big Bad Problems

Gentrification is displacing communities all across north Texas. One Oak Cliff native is responding by making art.

By Hady MawajdehJanuary 8, 2018 9:30 am| , , ,

From KERA:

For the past few weeks, houses have been popping up all over Oak Cliff in Dallas. These aren’t the luxury apartment complexes you might’ve seen in the Bishop Arts district, though. In fact, you won’t even see construction crews working on these houses, because they pop up so fast.

In this week’s Art&Seek Artist Spotlight, I meet up with artist Giovanni Valderas as he responds to Oak Cliff’s gentrification.

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