During the summer of 2004 artists living in Chicago began meeting to discuss the theme and focus of our project. Artists from other cities submitted ideas to be considered. All proposed ideas were discussed and we finally narrow it to the concept of Mnemonic: To Aid the Memory. Mnemonic incorporated many of the original proposed ideas, so it was something welcomed by everyone. This theme allowed artists to deal with aspects of our own life experiences, our recent or old family memories, dreams, allusions to the spiritual, as well as ideas that reflect our physical senses.


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