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Wall of Now: Children of the Wall

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Sunday, Sep 10 - Aug 29, 2018


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  • Exhibitions
  • Location
    Hyde Park Art Center (HPAC)
    District
    South Side
    Address
    5020 S. Cornell
    Chicago, IL 60615
    Telephone
    773-324-5520
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    September 10, 2017 – August 29, 2018

    Garage Doors & Building Facade

    Wall of Now: Children of the Wall is a dynamic mural project inspired by the 50th Anniversary of the Wall of Respect , an iconic mural that presented portraits of African-American heroes on a private building on Chicago’s South Side from 1967-1971. Chicago artists Miguel Aguilar (Kane One), Rahmaan Barnes (Statik) and Liz Lazdins (Beloved) collaborate to design and produce the public artwork highlighting the diverse and influential hip-hop community that runs deep throughout Chicago and the South Side. They will also include other artists, musicians, poets and creatives to contribute, utilizing a variety of media including spray paint, wheat paste, photography, and new technology such as cell phone applications.