When the pandemic hit the world, Portland Oregon when a "stay home" order mid March of 2020. Maybe of the business downtown boarded up their windows and went home. Slowly murals and artistic graffiti filled the empty streets. Then in late May the Black Live Matter protests started and more art, lettering, messages filled the city. As an urban photographer, I knew this would change the face of our urban landscape and I had to capture what I could during this historic year. The is a compilation of some of the basic messages painted on downtown windows. I am sharing these in hope of a more thoughtful, open, more united future.
15% of print sales of this series will go to the NAACP.
This is fine art print printed on fine art paper with long-lasting pigment inks