"Vida Simple"

Damen Pink Line Station Chicago

Audio Commentary:

"Vida Simple" at the Damen Pink Line Station

Addresss: 2010 S. Damen Ave. // Artist: Juan Angel Chávez, 2004
Click the speaker icon for audio commentary by Chicago poet, performer and arts educator Luis Tubens, aka "Logan Lu."

Mexican-born artist Juan Angel Chávez created “Vida Simple" at the entrance to the Damen Pink Line Station. This collage-like multimedia mosaic splices together neighborhood imagery in a cultural representation of Pilsen, from resident portraits to industrial spaces and wildlife in the city. It celebrates the individuality of this great neighborhood and its people.

Artist Juan Angel Chávez
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Neighborhood Trail: Pilsen Mosaics

"Vida Simple"

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