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Black Art in America Features SSCAC

South Side Community Art Center was proud to be featured in an article and audio piece by Black Art in America, an organization that documents, preserves and promotes the contributions of the African American arts community, on October 9, 2020. The piece highlights the center’s formative artists and years, as well as its status today as the only center initiated by Works Progress Administration still operating in its original building.

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Black Art in America Features SSCAC

South Side Community Art Center was proud to be featured in an article and audio piece by Black Art in America, an organization that documents, preserves and promotes the contributions of the African American arts community, on October 9, 2020. The piece highlights the center’s formative artists and years, as well as its status today as the only center initiated by Works Progress Administration still operating in its original building.

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“I wish my art to speak not only for my people but for all humanity… my subject matter is social commentary and seeks to improve the condition of life for all people.”   

~ Dr. Margaret Taylor-Burroughs  

SSCAC founder, visual artist, writer, poet, educator, and arts organizer

     

Faheem Majeed (b. 1976) is a Chicago-based artist whose studio practice focuses on investigating, challenging, and highlighting the significance of culturally specific institutions. As its former Executive Director (2007-2011), Chicago’s South Side Community Art Center serves as his primary muse.

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