For GCE’s Civic Engagement unit, me and my group are exploring what the term accountability is through drawing a mural. We did this mural to explore how placemaking inspires accountability in our community. We begun this week by finishing up the branches, then we started tracing and coloring the leafs. We went on two field experiences ne was to the Metropolitan Planning Council where we talked to Marisa Novara about the place making. The other was to the Chicago Public Art Group in Chinatown, where we talked to the executive director, Jon Pounds, who told us about how getting communities involved in art work, they improve.
please check out our final mural below: