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After School Matters: Bricolage Mural Arts Program for junior and senior high school students at Farragut Career Academy, Green Star Movement, Chicago, IL. 2015-16

The teenage participants of the Bricolage Mosaic After School Matters program designed, executed and installed several murals in the colums of Farragut Career Academy´s learning center. The high school is located in a predominantly Hispanic neighborhood in the west side of Chicago called Little Village. During the fall and spring sessions, teaching artists Michal Taylor and Teresa Miró guided the participants/artists through the steps involved in making a public art mural, asking them to conduct research, brainstorming and design sessions to select visual elements and topics relevant to them and their community.