This artwork was created when curator Jimmy O'balles asked the artist about making an artwork that could connect protests of the mid 2010s against police violence in Ferguson, Missouri with the corruption scandal of forty missing students in Iguala, Mexico that sparked protests across the country of Mexico. The artist had visited Mexico City in 2016 and saw that people all over the city were creating homages to the forty students by setting up "conceptual art installations" of 40 chairs. In a composite way, this artwork also acknowledges a history of womens' protests against governmental abuse of power in the Americas.
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Artworks on the themes of policing, surveillance, corruption, prison, and abolition. Many of these works are based on true personal anecdotes and explore the impact of these issues on everyday people's lives.