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Graduation: Documenting Chicago Youth Violence

Graduation: Documenting Chicago Youth Violence
Sophia Nahli Allison’s photo series Graduation goes beyond the detached sensationalism of daily headlines to document the ongoing effects of loss and violence on Chicago’s youth. Visiting the schools that victims of violence attended, she photographs the institution as a locus of community and mourning, while highlighting the absence of the  young person that community has lost. The stark... 

Artist Profile: Justus Roe

Artist Profile: Justus Roe
Interview by Terry Carlton for Gozamos. “All children are artists. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.” -Picasso You may or may not have seen this quote accompanying a picture of a little kid dressed as a lion for Halloween in La Villita. If you’re a loyal facebook, or as Justus puts it later facespace and phazebook friend, you have. If not, Justus Roe shows you, the... 
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