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The INSIDE OUT Project is a large-scale global participatory art project started by street artist JR in 2011. The project transforms messages of personal identity into works of art. This downtown Chicago installation of the project was in partnership with Satoki Nagata (photographer), Adjust Creative (exhibit design), and One Hope United. The installation was created to help raise awareness for National Child Abuse Prevention month.

As part of the exhibit design team, we were tasked with creating an impactful, large scale outdoor display for the portraits. The resulting prisms invited viewers to explore the space and many ‘faces’ of abuse and survival. The display intentionally exposed the portraits to the elements of nature resulting in the inevitable wear and erosion of the facades.