(n)IMBY Souvenirs

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The Souvenirs are part of a project commemorating the citizens and non-citizens who together successfully fought to block the building of a new for-profit detention center by Corrections Corporation of America in Crete IL, in 2012. After giving Souvenirs to … Continue reading

(n)IMBY

© 2012 alien. All rights reserved.

Series of 7 pigment photos, 25in x 35in each. 2012 The title refers to the unexpected transformation of the scornful term ‘nimby’ (not in my backyard,) seen in the recent events in Crete, IL, where local residents and immigrant activists … Continue reading

(n)IMBY Ink

© 2012 alien. All rights reserved.

Ongoing series. Ink on paper. 9″x12″ Drawings based on accounts of village meetings. (n)IMBY commemorates the citizens and non-citizens who successfully fought to block the building of a new private detention center by Corrections Corporation of America in Crete IL.