recent ongoings

Chicago Architecture Biennale

Thrilled to share that I will be participating on 2 teams for the Chicago Architecture Biennale this year - In Care of Black Women and ProjectHOOD. I am honored to be within both of these spaces exploring activations around vacant lots both situated in the Woodlawn areas. @incareofblackwomen will also be collaborating with @matri_archi and this seamless collaboration embraces sites of care as Black womxn of the diaspora. I am in complete awe of their work.

“The Available City offers an iterative and generative design process aimed at transforming vacant space into collective space. Through an improvisational approach, the input of and interaction between various stakeholders—including community residents—can reveal endless possibilities for creating and introducing new spaces for education, arts and culture, health and wellness, businesses, urban agriculture, and affordable housing.”

Stay tuned for more details with both of these projects through CAB. 

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designer in residence

I am currently a designer in residence with the non profit - alt_chicago. this is an amazing organization that is “dedicated to revitalizing communities through art and culture.” this special space is filled with care, organizing free markets around the city of Chicago for the community to collect food and essential items.

“That said, we challenged our Designer in Residence @ebere.agwuncha to envision a public trash bin from repurposed materials that would allow long term beautification of our community. We are pleased to introduce the alt_[].”

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in ℅ Black women on collective care
panel discussion

given the complexities and varying modes of care, how might we create sites of care that speak to our evolving needs and circumstances?

“Join artists engaged with in ℅: Black women, a creative place keeping initiative anchored on the South Side of Chicago, as they discuss connections between art objects from the Smart Museum’s permanent collection and their own artistic practices.”

learn more about the collective here.