JUST YELL, 2013 Monique Meloche Gallery
REMEMBER to REMEMBER, 2013 brass name plates, metal and wood cabinet, fluorescent light 36 x 47 x 3 inches Names and dates of Chicago youth killed by gun violence in 2012-May 2013. Haikus written by 7th and 8th grade students of Nobel Elementary School are placed between.
REMEMBER to REMEMBER, detail
STRENGTH TO LOVE (CHICAGO SPIRIT STICK), 2013 Rhinestones, glass tube, wood and glass case 9 x 24 x 3.25 inches
JUST YELL: GUIDE BOOK TO YELLERS 2013 308 page hand-bound book, 24K gold plated music stand, painted plywood 29 x 20 x 20 inches Using the framework of a cheer, over 300 Chicago teens were invited to write a yell for the city of Chicago as a protest poem against injustice and violence.
#Yell_Yell, 2013 Plastic, steel, aluminum, auto body paint 69 x 54 x 27 inches
YELL, 2013 Hand stitched wool yarn on scrim felt 50 x 42"
SORRY, 2014 Hand stitched wool yarn on scrim felt 42 x 24"
JUST YELL: PA SPEAKER, 2013
DRIVE by in 5 ACTS, 2013 5 poets, 5 antique muscle cars. Viewers get in the car with the poet and drive between two separate Chicago neighborhoods while the poet performs a poem in while on the ride. POETS: ANNALISSIA KIANA ITSON AYINDE CARTMAN BRITTENEY BLACK ROSE KAPRI JUSTICE SHILLER WAYNE STRANGE
K-I-D-S, 2013 Video / audio: Bill Billowit Chicago youth performing JUST YELL CHEERS 4 minute video loop