Shiva 2021
 

































Title:  Shiva 2021


Site:  6409 W. Irving Park Road (now view blocked by a new building), Chicago


Artist:  Dzine, La Force Alphabetick, and John Pitman Weber


Community Participants:  Twenty nine youths from Northwest Youth Outreach


Sponsors:  Chicago Public Art Group and Northwest Youth Outreach


Year:  1994


Scale:  30 x 90 feet


Materials:  Spray enamel and acrylic


Information:  The design for the mural incorporates and reinterprets Northwest Youth Outreach’s logo. The logo is expands to create arms that reach out and present important images for the youths of the community. These include the importance of an awareness of time in their lives, ecology and the environment, computers as the cutting edge of the future, musical references, and a graduation cap. Near the bottom, modified street signs carry images created by younger Northwest Youth Outreach youths. La Force Alphabetik is an artist collective based in Paris.