Home sizes have increased by 33% since 1980, less millennials live with their spouse than previous decades, nine states have 30 or fewer affordable housing units and the racial ownership gap are a few statistics imbedded in Olivia Johnson's textile piece, Homespun. Homespun is a new series of crocheted tapestries by Portland, OR-based artist Olivia Johnson, shedding light on the escalating issue of housing inaccessibility in the United States. Through the fusion of data and crochet, this collection of handmade tapestries brings a human element to statistical analysis, illuminating the human stories embedded within the numbers.
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