BareBones 2020 · OFFERINGS: Artists Respond to the Mourning, Grieving and Fires on Lake Street

Angela Maki North

History of Homelessness

History of Homelessness is a sculpture installation created by Angela Maki North that visualizes a history of homelessness in Minneapolis and explores the many and various causes of being homeless. “Hint: none of them have anything to do with boot straps”, noted the artist.

photos: Paul Irmiter, except where noted.

For the recent OFFERINGS live pop-ups, people had visited the work that was illuminated at night on the artist’s front yard and neighboring yards. Oct. 30 to Nov. 1, 34th St. and Bloomington Ave.

Acknowledgements: Patty Gille

About the Artist

Angela Maki North is an oil painter, puppet builder, and community art making artist living in Powderhorn Park, Minneapolis. She moonlights as the Community Care Homes Manager at Clarehousing.