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Facade from Western Avenue

A commemorative work-in-progress

Each window on the upper three floors
of the Collaborative building contains the faces
of 9 of the US soldiers who have died in Iraq.
Altogether, the piece shows the faces of 648
of the troops as a tribute and reminder.
The installation will be ongoing until the troops
currently stationed in Iraq return home.
Executed by: Carrie Iverson with the support of the CPC
Photos: Lia Conklin & Carrie Iverson

Media coverage of the project includes:
”Art Windows Put Face on War,” Chicago Tribune, Sunday August 8, 2004, Metro section; “Public Displays: The Cost of War Writ Large,” Chicago Reader, Thursday August 12, 2004, Calendar, Section 1; “The Facade Project,” Third Coast Press, September 2004, pg 8.

TV coverage:
ABC7 Chicago

Radio coverage:
WBBM780 (news radio) and NPR's "Eight Forty-Eight" and "Hello Beautiful"

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Interior view, detail of second floor window

Exterior view from the Western El platform

Interior view, second floor

Interior view, installing the third floor

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