Kenturah Davis created Sonder with the aim to encourage connections between strangers, even temporarily while riding transit. The porcelain enamel steel art panels portray various figures against a backdrop of letters that form words defining “sonder,” a newly coined term alluding to the realization that every person has a unique and significant story. Based on photographs taken during gatherings hosted by the artist, the portraits feature individuals with ties to the Inglewood community.
“My hope is to inspire people to notice strangers who [they] stand among and extend a sense of empathy in recognition of their humanity.”
About the Artist
Locations: Downtown Inglewood