Image: A CITY IN LIMBO by Brittany Greeson
Evicted on view
Inspired by Matthew Desmond’s Pulitzer Prize-winning book Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City, Evicted brings visitors into the world of low-income renter eviction and challenges us to face the enormity of one of 21st-century America’s most devastating problems while providing context for the crisis and a call to action.
Join AWP in partnership with with National Public Housing Museum and we all live here, for celebratory reception to welcome Evicted on Thursday, January 25 from 5:30 p.m.-7p.m. Wine and light refreshments will be served! RSVP today.
Evicted will be on view and open to the public from January 18-March 10, Thursdays-Friday, 12-6 p.m. and Saturdays-Sundays, 12-5 p.m. at 625 N.Kingsbury St, Chicago, IL 60654.
Brittany Greeson, 2021 Emerging Lens Fellow
Submission Period Closed
Borderscruzadas: A collaborative story
AWP presents BordersCruzadas: A Collaborative Story, an exhibition in development from photojournalists Wil Sands, Oscar B. Castillo, that compiles documentary photography, research, and conversations in an effort to present both the physical and the symbolic boundaries that form America’s borders.
BordersCruzadas was on view at 625 N Kingsbury St. from April 12 – June 1.
BordersCruzadas in an ongoing project and we need your help to meet our goal of unlocking a $10K grant match in support of this project. Donate at the button below, all gifts will go directly towards the continued development of the BordersCruzadas project.
Storytelling that informs Policy
On June 7, AWP, in partnership with The Refugee and Forced Displacement Initiative (RAFDI) at The Wilson Center hosted a symposium titled: Storytelling that Informs Policy: Addressing Refugees and Forced Displacement.
This event took place at The Hague Humanity Hub as part of The Hague’s Justice Week events across the city.
Guests at the event had a chance to view AWP’s exhibition, Stories Across Borders, which is on view at the Hague Humanity Hub through June 23.
You can watch a video recording of the event and learn more on our event page.
16 Years, 30+ Projects
ART WORKS Projects leverages the power of photography and documentary film to raise awareness and educate the public about some of the most pervasive and grave human rights violations.
Since ART WORKS launched 16 years ago, we’ve supported more than 30 projects documenting stories around the world.
Jean Chung for Women between Peace and War: Afghanistan
Congo/Women at the Russell Senate building
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All of our exhibitions are designed to tour and can be adapted to a broad spectrum of venue types and sizes.
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Since we launched as a human rights arts advocacy organization in Chicago sixteen years ago, we have made strides in establishing a significant global footprint. Using art to reach hundreds of thousands of viewers, AWP has inspired audience members on five continents to support an end to grave human rights abuses. While we are proud of our impact, we know more essential works needs to be done.