Actions for Chicago Torture Justice

Actions for Chicago Torture Justice is an accumulating archive of actions created by both Lucky Pierre and the public in response to the Chicago police torture cases. The torture, inflicted by the Chicago Police from 1972 to 1992, involved over 110 victims – all African Americans from Chicago’s south side.  The piece is a part of  for speculative monument proposals to memorialize the Chicago police torture cases.

 

Lucky Pierre began the project in October 2012 as an answer to the call by The Chicago Torture Justice Memorial Project for speculative monument proposals to memorialize the Chicago police torture cases.

 

Actions for Chicago Torture Justice has been presented at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago Sullivan Galleries (Chicago), Speckstrasse Gängeviertel (Hamburg), and The Co-Prosperity Sphere (Chicago). A performed version of the piece was presented at the Bug House Square Debates (Chicago) 

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Actions for Chicago Torture Justice