Arts InSight

Photographer Collects Stories of Houston’s ‘Everyday Strangers’

Houston-based artist Alonzo Williams, Jr. is building a digital, cultural exploration of Everyday Strangers. In a project similar to the popular art collection Humans of New York, the artist is embedding himself into different cities and then gathering images and personal stories from the random people he meets during his travels. In the video below, […]

A photo from the collection of photos called "Everyday Strangers" by photographer Alonzo Williams, Jr. (Photo Courtesy of the Artist)Houston-based artist Alonzo Williams, Jr. is building a digital, cultural exploration of Everyday Strangers.

In a project similar to the popular art collection Humans of New York, the artist is embedding himself into different cities and then gathering images and personal stories from the random people he meets during his travels.

In the video below, the team from Houston Public Media's Arts InSight caught up with Williams and asked him about his work and why he loves documenting the people of cities like Houston.

You can see his full interview on Arts InSight, Friday, Sept. 30, at 8:30 p.m. on Houston Public Media TV 8.

(Above: One of the photos from the collection called “Everyday Strangers” by photographer Alonzo Williams, Jr. | Photo Courtesy of the Artist)

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Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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