Jessica Hein is a visual artist based in Toronto. Jessica also teaches in the Department of Arts, Culture and Media at the University of Toronto.

(See my biography page for more information).


Publications:
Living on the Outside: A Photo Exhibit Using Art in the Struggle for Social Justice

Using photovoice methods, we explored a neglected theme in art: substandard housing and homelessness. We engaged homeless people in a collaborative artistic practice to work towards social change.

Article: Print

$US10.00

Published online: December 2, 2014

$US5.00
Photovoice and Homelessness in Subarctic and Urban Communities: Art-based Research, Housing and Health

The arts become a tool in the struggle for social justice revealing hidden aspects of the housing conditions of people living in poverty and of their effects on their health.

Article: Print

$US10.00

Article: Electronic

$US5.00
Reaffirming Culture through a Community-based Housing Design Process

Using design charrette, Cree people discussed memories of their cultural heritage. Designs, inspired by traditional Cree culture, investigate architecture as a cultural tool for responding to traditional living patterns.

Article: Print

$US10.00

Article: Electronic

$US5.00