Free / open hours Tuesday - Thursday and Saturday 12- 6 p.m. until September 30.
"If you ever think about me, and if you ain’t gonna do no revolutionary act, forget about me. I don’t want myself on your mind if you’re not gonna work for the people." — Fred Hampton
“Work for the People” is an exhibition of local and national artist/revolutionaries (under)mining radical histories and exploring the implications of the events of 1968 for today’s struggles and those in the (sometimes deep) future.
Artists include: Brandon Alvendia, Sofía Córdova, Damon Davis, Jim DeRogatis, Jim Duignan, Chris Duncan, Lise Haller Baggesen Ross, Robby Herbst, Jason Lazarus, Jesse Malmed, Justseeds Artists' Cooperative | Poor People's Campaign, Nicole Marroquin, Jennifer Moon, Emilio Rojas, Anthony Romero + Josh Rios, Dan S Wang, WORK/PLAY (Kevin and Danielle McCoy), Derrick Woods-Morrow, and Latham Zearfoss.
The exhibition is produced for 68+50 by co-presenters Illinois Humanities and Public Media Institute. Nick Wylie organized it with the support of Luke Cimarusti.
image: WORK/PLAY (Kevin and Danielle McCoy)