Glen Carney

The man and the ban
Mixed Media

Historically, the teepee was a perfectly legitimate domicile. The Native Americans were nomadic, hunters & gatherers, slaves to the seasons, and teepees provided sufficient shelter.

Today, the teepee now points to a lack, an insufficient shelter, and symbol of homelessness. The Urban Camping ban forces the homeless back into an era of the past while simultaneously banning this historically significant shelter. Somehow, someway, there is a compromise that will appease communal concerns without adversely affecting the less fortunate.