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Polaroid Project for My Neighborhood

Seshat Yonshea

Deanwood is one of Washington DC's oldest neighborhoods. It is also my neighborhood. By using a DIY giant Polaroid frame my creative partner Kimberly Gaines and I scoured our neighborhood documenting those twenty-five special individuals who serve our community in the areas of Community Service, Arts, Education and Industry. To date we've documented 10 people. The photos and stories will be displayed in an exhibit taking place in the community. In 2013 we won an Awesome Foundation Grant.

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