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Peeling off the Grey

May 11 – October 7, 2018

An exhibition picking, prying and peeling off the layers of Gentrification in Pilsen. To expose, let breathe, and share with others what the turmoil and dismantling of a community’s heart looks and feels like. Shown through the work of each artist and activist, the different experiences, documentation, reactions and actions towards defending and protecting neighborhoods like Pilsen.

Participating Artists

The Chicago ACT Collective, Paulina Camacho, Lillianna Marisela Chavarria, Clandestino, William Estrada, Sebastian Hidalgo, Sam Kirk, Nicole Marroquin, Amara Betty Martin, Joseph Mora & Sarita Garcia, Jaime Mendoza, Diana Solís, Luis Tubens, Barrio Resistance, Juan-Carlos Perez


Teresa Magaña

Organizing Institution

National Museum of Mexican Art

Displayed at

National Museum of Mexican Art Xicágo Gallery and the Rubin & Paula Torres Gallery