Economic inequality – the gap between the rich and everyone else – is growing worldwide. Many argue that this gap also gives rise to inequity – a powerful disparity in fairness, equal opportunity and social justice. In the fall of 2013, the Program for Narrative and Docu- mentary Practice introductory class was given a six-week assignment to tell a story about this issue locally. This exhibition is the result of their work. The mass media inundates us with economic information on unemployment rates, fiscal policies, and political impasse.
In May 2012, the students from the Program for Narrative and Documentary Practice traveled to Burma to explore daily life in the country’s biggest city, Yangon, as the culminating workshop of the yearlong course.