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Illinois Humanities Invitations Viewers to Think about a Future With out Mass Incarceration

Illinois Humanities Invitations Viewers to Think about a Future With out Mass Incarceration

Illinois Humanities Invites Viewers to Imagine a Future Without Mass Incarceration

Illinois Humanities is proud to share Envisioning Justice: RE:ACTION, now on-line and open to the general public. The exhibition and interactive toolkit illustrate the impacts of mass incarceration whereas offering a means for members to share their visions of justice.

Commissioned artists and humanists had been tasked to create new work that responds to — and grapples with — mass incarceration in impacted communities all through Illinois. Every of the commissioned works is accompanied by a immediate that leads customers via real-world actions designed to query their relationships to the carceral state, encourage therapeutic, and get entangled of their communities. After finishing a immediate, customers’ responses are shared on the web site for others to learn, hearken to, watch, and turn into a part of a crowdsourced response to mass incarceration.

Envisioning Justice RE:ACTION presents a robust composite of viewpoints and experiences from throughout Illinois,” stated Gabrielle Lyon, Government Director of Illinois Humanities. “This venture illustrates the injurious results of mass incarceration and the legal authorized system on native communities, and guides us to think about different potentialities and see via different folks’s eyes.”

Envisioning Justice RE:ACTION options work by Alexandra Antoine and Brandon Wyatt, Tara Betts and David Weathersby, Antonio Burton, Chicago Torture Justice Memorials, Jasmin Cardenas and William Estrada, Maya Dukmasova, Michael Fischer, Amber Ginsburg and Aaron Hughes, Sonja Henderson and Janice Bond, Renaldo Hudson, Joshua Jackson, Mitchell S. Jackson, Patricia Nguyen, and Naimah Thomas.

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Envisioning Justice RE:ACTION is funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Basis and the Artwork for Justice Fund, a sponsored venture of Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors. Extra assist comes from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Basis’s Security and Justice Problem and the Polk Bros. Basis.

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