Street Portraiture: A Cultural Consideration

How does fashion play out on the streets? Do we approach subjects differently because of how they are dressed? If we see someone with long dreads, do we assume they don’t work in a corporate setting? If someone is dressed smartly in a business suit, would we alter our introduction from when we just met a rapper? Would we dare think the uber conservative person sitting on the park bench was really a stripper at night in some far away city?

Joni will work with Global Liberal Studies NYU students with their cameras on the streets of New York City to challenge our perceptions when it comes to people we see every day on the streets.