VISIONS FOR CHICAGO: A Highly Politicized Public Art Project
The Visions for Chicago book was released May 16th, 2011 at the Jane Addams Hull House Museum. The event featured live music by Visions signmaker Alex Han, a Mayoral Tutorial by Don Washington, and readings by sign-makers Ellen Rothenberg, Hector Gonzales, Devin Mcintosh and a welcome by Museum Director Lisa Yun Lee. See photos here and check out this video edited by Haley Rose Martin:
This project was produced with support from Lantern Projects and the Graham Foundation.
Press Coverage: Read more about the project in the interviews/profiles on Art21 by Abby Satinsky from Bad at Sports, Organizing Upgrade with Sushma Sheth, in Timeout Chicago with Lauren Weinberg, the Chicago Reader with Bert Stabler, and Lori Waxman from The Chicago Tribune picks Visions as a top pick for 2011.