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SocialWorks is a non-profit that gives the youth of Chicago a platform to perform their art. Many of them use the ugly plaguing the city as forms of inspiration. This poster series follows suit.
All of my n****s is casket pretty
Ain't no one safe in this happy city
I hope you make it home
I hope to god that my tele don't ring
They'll be shooting whether it was dark or not
The days is pretty dark a lot
Down here it's easier to find a gun than it is to find a f***ing parking spot
Chance The Rapper
The mayor lying saying he didn't see the video footage
Everybody want to know where the truth at
On the Southside where it's no trauma centers
but the most trauma
The musical artists featured in the posters are local Chicagoans. They each reflected on the issues surrounding the city and used it as inspiration to
The aim of the posters are to use their words to continue the creation of art. Reflecting on something negative to create something positive.