0.01% of vacant potential homes
191,401 vacant potential homes in the US, archival pigment print on paper
As of 2012 there were at least 18.5 million vacant housing units across the US, while an estimated 3.5 million people were in need of housing.
Homes are shelters and places of comfort. But in the housing crisis, banks translated our homes to paper, treating them as numbers on account ledgers produced en-masse to generate profits and disposable at whim. Bolts of cloth exist as the potential for us to construct something new. These bolts of pattern were designed to be woven, but instead manifest as paper.