The Moving Target of “Finding Home”

Inspired by the existing murals filling both sides of Yale University’s La Casa Cultural de Julia de Burgos building, the luminescent Finding Home now stands as a third testament recognizing and commemorating the ever-expanding myriad of cultural identities that make up the Yale student body. In November 2021, Los Angeles-based artist Lauren YS came to New Haven to collaboratively create...

About the Author


Lindsey Mancini is an arts accessibility activist and digital strategist studying the essential connectedness—or disconnectedness—between art and community.

She currently works in communications at the Yale School of Art, and teaches as an adjunct professor of contemporary art at Eastern Connecticut State University. In 2017 she earned an MS with distinction in the history of art & design from Pratt Institute, where she wrote her 80-page thesis on street art theory. Lindsey is currently pursuing a PhD in Visual Arts, Philosophy, Aesthetics, and Art Theory from the Institute for Doctoral Studies in the Visual Arts.