A downloadable game for Windows
Do you know these people on the metro, selling newspapers or just begging for money?
Did you help them out?
Did you even look at them?
Being poor is living next to the freeway.
Being poor is knowing you can’t leave $5 on the coffee table when your friends are around.
Being poor is Goodwill underwear.
Being poor is relying on people who don’t give a damn about you.
Being poor is people being angry at you just for walking around in the mall.
Being poor is a sidewalk with lots of brown glass on it.
Being poor is people being surprised to discover you’re not actually lazy.
Being poor is people being surprised to discover you’re not actually stupid.
Being poor is having to live with choices you didn’t know you made when you were 14 years old.
Being poor is being ignored on the metro.
The Unseen addresses poverty, its victims and their invisibility in our social context.
You experience conversations with poor people of any kind while taking a ride on the Berlin metro. The objective is to talk to all the people you may ignore usually. Getting to know them, discovering their stories or even talking to them will give this stigmatized group of people a face, as well as the underlining social problem.
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