The Panhandler Project
This video shows brief excerpts with voice-over description of The Panhandler Project, Barbara DeGenevieve’s collaboration with five panhandlers in which she asked them to model nude for financial compensation, food, and lodging. The video shows portraits of the men and starts a conversation about representation, power, and economy.
The Panhandler Project (original video 40 minutes; 30 portrait images) 2006. Images shown here from The Panhandler Project: Hank 1,2,3,4,5,6 Gordon 1,2,3,4,5,6 Leon 1,2,3,4,5,6 Dee 1,2,3,4,5,6 Mike 1,2,3,4,5,6