Seen, but not heard
by Louis "Kengi" Carr
About the Book
Imagine living the good life for most of your life and then one day finding yourself homeless, broke, battling cancer and just when you thought things couldn't get worse, you're diagnosed with HIV. What would you do? Where would you turn for help?
29 Months, Seen but not Heard is a collection of pictures through the harshness of homelessness.
Louis "Kengi" Carr is a Southern California native born and raised in beautiful Santa Monica. This proud Angeleno is the author of 4 books, a contributor with Getty Images, published writer as well as a guest speaker and community activist/advocate for people living with HIV or AIDS and homeless individuals. He's also the creator of grass roots community-based organization Project KengiKat (Do Something Saturday | Unplugging HIV) His first book, 29 Months, seen but not heard, chronicle his life through homelessness & becoming diagnosed with HIV. Others include documenting the Occupy LA encampment at City Hall, his community work and his use of art to support people living with HIV Often called a "photojournalist" or "social justice" style photographer, Kengi uses his photography to bring new awareness and understanding for social issues gripping Los Angeles as well as the nation. Although often seen on the red carpets, Kengi prefers the real life and grit of street photography.