Ben DeSoto: Understanding Poverty
September 19 through November 1, 2008
1117 East Freeway, Houston, TX 77002
Houston-based photojournalist Ben DeSoto opens the 2008-2009 DiverseWorks season with a multimedia exhibition that sheds light on the devastating impact of poverty in America. DeSoto’s 20-year investigation into life on the streets began with his 1988 encounter with two homeless Houstonians, Ben White and Judy Pruitt, while on assignment with the Houston Chronicle. Selected by the consummate curator, Clint Willour.