Mitra Kaboli

Media Production + Consultation

Mitra Kaboli is a freelance Audio Engineer and Media Producer.

Famous

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Taking a rideshare back to New York City, I met Famous.  Famous moved to New York City’s Lower East Side in the early ’90s and built a home, literally.  The Lower East Side was a drastically different place two decades ago.  It was riddled with poverty and homelessness, with people camping anywhere they found the space. Famous was one of a few hundred people who reclaimed and revived the urban landscape of the neighborhood.  She was a squatter.  She not only gave birth to her daughter in the squats, but she raised her there too.  For more information about NYC’s anti-gentrification movements check out the Museum of Reclaimed Urban Space.

Produced + Mixed for Audio Smut + Bitch Media /// Jan 2013