As an Assistant Digital Content Producer, I worked on stories from the people and community who are transforming their neighborhood from the inside out. The complete works can be found here.
PILSEN MURALS BLEND ART AND ACTIVISM
The messages behind the murals
Pilsen has been a mecca for the Mexican muralist movement. A geographically isolated part of Chicago, Pilsen’s boundaries, from the Chicago River to the railroad viaducts, have become canvases for the growing effort to maintain vibrancy and culture within the predominantly Mexican neighborhood. Pilsen’s buildings, alleyways, and even doors are places where artists blend their identities and culture to convey the injustices they face daily..... Read More.